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Public Shaming

8 Reasons I'm Not Having Kids (Not That It's Any Of Your Business)

Sezin Koehler | Posted 09.17.2014 | Women
Sezin Koehler

I do not assume that my personal life choices are so fundamental that other people are less human or will live less fulfilled lives because they don't make the same ones.

Mom Sells 'Spoiled Brat' Daughter's Katy Perry Tickets

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.05.2014 | Parents

A Fargo, N.D., mom punished her 18-year-old daughter who she called a "spoiled brat" by selling her Katy Perry concert tickets. "Daughter is a spo...

On the Public Shaming of Underage Persons

Kevin Beckford | Posted 08.19.2014 | Media
Kevin Beckford

Can we stop supporting the exploitation underage people within the "gotcha" media, please? Youth deserve our protection more than anyone, and the current landscape of media reporting does little to ensure that the livelihoods of underage persons are protected.

Parents, Stop Shaming Your Teen Daughters Online

Zondra Hughes | Posted 05.24.2014 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

Social media teaches us that there is no buffer between what people do in their daily lives and what is put online. However, parents must see the bigger picture, and opt not to publicly shame their children on social media.

Mom's Facebook Lesson Takes A Dark Turn

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.22.2014 | Parents

A Colorado mother who attempted to teach her daughter a lesson about Facebook use wound up getting blasted by others. In an effort to show her da...

WATCH: Foul-Mouthed Boy Gets Public Shaming

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

The sign, clutched by 12-year-old Dylan at a busy intersection in Spring, Texas, says it all: "I was suspended from school for cussing out my teacher....

Public Humiliation Is The Same As Bullying

Nile Cappello | Posted 12.04.2013 | Parents
Nile Cappello

I come from a generation -- and more specifically, a family -- for which this "parenting method' is unheard of. I put "parenting method" in quotations because what these parents are doing isn't parenting at all. It's bullying.

Dad Publicly Bullies Son To Shame Him For ... Bullying

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 10.07.2013 | Parents

Honk if you hate bullies? On Tuesday, a boy accused of bullying his schoolmates was forced to stand on a street corner with a humiliating sign as p...

Are Public Shaming and Cyberbullying the Same?

Russ Warner | Posted 08.17.2013 | Technology
Russ Warner

Let's suppose someone posts a picture of you with a nasty comment in an effort to ridicule, correct, or embarrass you... would you call that public shaming or cyberbullying?

Store Owner Takes Drastic Measure To Recoup Debts

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 08.15.2012 | Small Business

A video store owner in North Carolina is tapping into the power of public embarrassment to recoup her debts. Christie Ross, the owner of the Video...

On the Public Shaming of Asma al-Assad

Ming Holden | Posted 06.30.2012 | World
Ming Holden

If our own American Secretary of State must "out-tough the guys" instead of saying all that she wishes she could, what hope have we for Asma? What right have we to blame her?