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Mitt Romney Bullying

Voice To Voice: Ken Corbett And Mark O'Connell Discuss Gender, Bullying And More

Posted 06.29.2012 | Gay Voices

This month we've shared a Voice to Voice conversation between author Whitney Joiner and the ACLU's Chris Hampton, one between Jason Cianciotto and Sea...

Getting 'Romney the Bully' Wrong

Van Gosse | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics
Van Gosse

It is striking how off-base liberals are about Mitt Romney's bullying a boy with long, dyed hair back in 1964, leading a gang to shear him like a lamb.

Talking To Kids About Bullying

Posted 05.21.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: In today's world, people who run for office should assume that thei...

Animation: Mitt on His High School Pranks (Actual Audio)

Scott Bateman | Posted 07.16.2012 | Comedy
Scott Bateman

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Laura Bassett

Romney Bullying Story Creates Awkward Timing For House Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

Last week's blockbuster report in the Washington Post that Mitt Romney bullied a closeted gay classmate in prep school creates a bit of uncomfortable ...

I'm Glad Mitt Romney Wasn't In My Class At Cranbrook, Or My Big Gay Hair Would Have Been At Risk

Brett Berk | Posted 07.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Brett Berk

Like John Lauber, the highly-publicized object of Mitt Romney's teenage scorn, and the victim of a violent assault led by Romney during the end of his high-school years, I wore, as a proud symbol of my outsider status, a distinctly non-normative hairstyle.

The Benefits of Tolerance

Steven Cohen | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Steven Cohen

President Obama knows that in the long run he is on the right side of the issue of gay marriage and I suspect Romney knows he is on the wrong side of this issue. The only uncertainty is how and if its short term impact might influence the November election.

What The Smackdown Cutting Of A Gay Teen's Hair Reveals About Mitt Romney

David Groshoff | Posted 07.12.2012 | Gay Voices
David Groshoff

Rather than simply tease or pick on Lauber, Romney initiated the violent use of force against Lauber, attempting to ensure that Lauber appeared in a fashion acceptable to Romney.

Teaching Our Children Not To Follow Romney's Example

Daniel O'Donnell | Posted 05.13.2012 | Gay Voices
Daniel O'Donnell

Our schools must help children learn tolerance and respect for one another, so that no child leaves school with the fear that they will be attacked for their differences, and no child grows up believing it's OK to marginalize or discriminate against others.

If You Can't Recall You Were a Bully...

David M. Abromowitz | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics
David M. Abromowitz

Deflecting responsibility for your own unpleasant actions away from yourself also takes a special kind of personality.

Friday Talking Points -- Most Impressive, Mr. President

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We're throwing our usual format away today, because this was a momentous and historic week in American politics, and we thought it needed the entire column to address.

No, Mitt, 1960s Preppies Did Discuss and Consider Homosexuality

Michael Takiff | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Michael Takiff

I agree with those who argue that a 65-year-old man should not be judged on actions he took as a teenager. We've all done stupid, callous things during our youth. But that 65-year-old man does not deserve a pass for the way he's behaving now.

Mitt Romney's 12 Excuses for Why He Was a Bully (VIDEO Doug's Dozen)

Doug Molitor | Posted 07.11.2012 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

Mitt Romney has a dozen explanations for his youthful indiscretions.

Joe Klein: Romney's Bullying Response 'Raises Questions About His Character'

Time | By JOE KLEIN | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

I fear that I went too easy on Mitt Romney with regard to his high school bullying escapades. It’s not the incident itself that troubles me–though...

Mitt Romney, Anti-Gay Bully?

John Becker | Posted 07.10.2012 | Gay Voices
John Becker

This morning The Washington Post published a disturbing story about Mitt Romney's high-school days at an elite college preparatory school in Michigan. For me, the account brings back painful memories of the anti-gay bullying I endured when I was in school.

Amanda Terkel

Mitt Romney Bullied LGBT Youth Commission As Governor

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just hours after the Washington Post published a piece on Mitt Romney's prep school pranks -- which included forcibly cutting the hair o...

Mitt Romney And The New Immorality

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 07.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathaniel Frank

Romney admits that what matters to him is giving gay people fewer rights than straight people. Holding onto the "marriage" word is not enough for Romney types; they need to feel superior. Romney's position can be based on no other principle than casting gay people as lesser.

Michael Calderone

Why The Washington Post Held Romney Prep School Story In Print

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.10.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- The Washington Post's Jason Horowitz shook up the political world Thursday morning with a deeply reported story about Mitt Romney's prep s...