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Elizabeth Perle

Why We Shoudn't Be Giving Parents A 'Pass' On Bullying

HuffingtonPost.com | Elizabeth Perle | Posted 03.27.2013 | Parents

Bullying is a hard subject for people of any age to read about. We are deeply moved and disturbed by stories about children who are in emotional or ph...

My First Mother's Day Without My Son

Tracy Rodemeyer | Posted 07.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Tracy Rodemeyer

This Mother's Day I will pray to Jamey to let him know how much we all miss him, and how I wish I could have done more to convince him to stay with us on Earth, and how I wish he could have spent all my remaining Mother's Days with me.

Michelangelo Signorile

The 11 Gay Media Stories We Were All Talking About In 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 12.28.2011 | Gay Voices

In 2011 it seemed the stories that captivated the media and the rest of us focused on the power of words -- whether used by sports stars and comedians...

We Are The Real Bullies

Elizabeth Perle | Posted 02.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Elizabeth Perle

Does it make us feel better about ourselves when we take down another teenage bully? It's time to pick on someone our own size.

Celebrities Perform At Anti-Bullying Event

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.06.2011 | Education

Celebrities were out in full force at Sunday night's annual Trevor's Project anti-bullying event, the Los Angeles Times' "Ministry of Gossip" blog rep...

Courtney Stodden's Heartfelt Message To Teens

Posted 02.02.2012 | Education

Teen bride Courtney Stodden says she's living "like a princess" these days, but it wasn't always that way -- and she has a message for teens. "You ...

Charlize Theron Bullied By Mean Girls In School

Posted 01.28.2012 | Education

Does it get better for bullied students? Charlize Theron proves it does. While promoting her new movie, Young Adult, in New York, Theron told Peopl...

Bullied Teen's Death Was Not A Crime, Police Say

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 01.22.2012 | Education

AMHERST, N.Y. — Police investigating the suicide of a bullied gay teenager said Tuesday that offensive comments he endured online and at school ...

WATCH: On Halloween, Are Bullies Scared Or Scary? Kids React

Posted 12.31.2011 | Education

There are myriad opinions on why kids bully, how to get rid of bullying in schools and whether eliminating bullying altogether is even possible. But f...

It Got Better For Me... But That's Not Good Enough

David Valdes Greenwood | Posted 01.21.2012 | Gay Voices
David Valdes Greenwood

It wasn't inspiration that got me off that bridge but a person who saw a boy in a perilous place. Fewer kids will die when it's not just their parents or their gay and lesbian peers but our entire society that is keeping an eye out on their well-being.

Take a Stand Against Gay Bullying

Toan Lam | Posted 12.20.2011 | Impact
Toan Lam

Teenagers need to know that they are OK, that they are unique and special just the way they are. The more this message proliferates our media, our social media sites and conversations, the less our youth will feel hopeless and helpless.

5 Reasons Why Current Anti-Bullying Initiatives Don't Work

Christopher Emdin | Posted 12.18.2011 | Education
Christopher Emdin

In order to truly address the bullying problem, we must accept that the central reason why bullying continues to be so prevalent among our youth is because of the ineffective attempts to combat the problem by adults.

Bullying: Putting Your Money Where Their Mouth Is

John Shore | Posted 12.10.2011 | Education
John Shore

When we say that we want bullying to stop, what we're in large part saying is that we want bullying to stop happening in our children's schools. Which...

Bullying: It's Time for Parents to Step Up

Kelly Valen | Posted 12.10.2011 | Parents
Kelly Valen

It's time to realize that "bullying" incorporates more than the hideous abuse and high-profile suicides of other people's kids, and more than the over-the-top, often cute and clever nastiness depicted in movies and television.

Bachmann Responds To Gay Bullying Petition: 'Bullying Is Wrong'

Posted 12.04.2011 | Education

Rep. Michele Bachmann responded Monday to a petition that urged her to publicly address gay bullying. "Bullying is wrong," she says, according to ...

Jamey Rodemeyer's Suicide Sheds Spotlight, Caution For Teens

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 11.29.2011 | Education

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Taunted since grade school for hanging out with girls, 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer told his parents things were finally getting ...

WATCH: Parents Of Teen Driven To Suicide Say He Is Still Being Bullied

Posted 11.27.2011 | Gay Voices

The parents of Jamey Rodemeyer, the 14 year old who committed suicide last week after experiencing relentless abuse from his classmates, told the Toda...

Lady Gaga Questions Obama About Bullying Policies

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.26.2011 | Education

Days after she vowed to make bullying illegal in remembrance of 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer, who killed himself after classmates bullied him for his s...

Are Christians Culpable in Gay Teen Suicides?

John Shore | Posted 11.24.2011 | Religion
John Shore

Just now practically everyone in the Christian blogosphere is writing and commenting about the recent Jamey Rodemeyer suicide.

Hey, Lady Gaga: Make It Better, Not Criminal

Laura Valdez | Posted 11.23.2011 | Education
Laura Valdez

Earlier this week, 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer died by suicide. Too often, our desire to never see such a tragedy again leads to reactionary measures that only cause more harm. But criminalizing bullying is not the answer.

Power and Bullies: Why Gay Kids Need School Choice

James Peron | Posted 11.22.2011 | Education
James Peron

Parents are free to remove their children and educate them someplace else, but that means they pay twice: once through taxes, and then again for the substitute they find. Many parents simply can't do this.

What Should You Tell A Suicidal Teen?

Jeffrey Fishberger, MD | Posted 11.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Fishberger, MD

As a parent, there are things you can do to help support your child, including opening lines of communication and establishing trust early, which can then help your child in times of crisis. Your love and support may help save a child's life.

'This Must End'

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.22.2011 | Education

After Jamey Rodemeyer, a 14-year-old boy and maker of a viral "It's Gets Better" video, took his own life Sunday after years of bullying, many mourned...

Christians And The Blood Of Jamey Rodemeyer

John Shore | Posted 11.22.2011 | Religion
John Shore

Jesus Christ died for your sins. That was unthinkably beautiful. Now Jamey Rodemeyer has died from your sins. That is not.

Lady Gaga Wants To Make Bullying Illegal

Posted 11.22.2011 | Celebrity

Tragic news of 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer's suicide on Sunday has enraged pop star Lady Gaga to take a stand against bullying. The teenager from ...