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Landmark Anti-Gay Bullying Measure Passes California State Senate

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.02.2011 | San Francisco

On Friday, the California State Senate approved Seth's Law (AB 9), a bill designed to crack down on the harassment of LGBT students in the state's sch...

Landmark Settlement Reached In Sexual and LGBT Harassment Reports

Posted 08.31.2011 | Education

The Departments of Justice and Education reached a settlement today with the Tehachapi Unified School District in Tehachapi, Calif. that emphasizes po...

Denial Is Not An Effective Anti-Bullying Program

Maureen Costello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Maureen Costello

The suicides of boys tormented by anti-gay harassment grabbed the public's attention this fall. For every tragic and unnecessary case that makes it to the news, there are others we don't hear about.

Feds Investigate Bullying Case: Did School Fail To Protect Gay Student?

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

SAN FRANCISCO — Federal education officials are investigating a school district in a Central California town where a 13-year-old boy committed s...

How Religion Is Killing Our Most Vulnerable Youth

Bishop Gene Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bishop Gene Robinson

It's time for "tolerant" religious people to acknowledge the straight line between the official anti-gay theologies of their denominations and the deaths of young people around the country.

Standing Up for Our Gay Kids

Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater

We all don't have to agree, I know, but we all have to treat people with respect and dignity. Kavod ha'briot, honoring all living creatures, is a strong value in Judaism.

What Is The Bullies Message?

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

The recent spate of bullying-induced suicides - below are the names Asher Brown, 13, Cypress, Texas Seth Walsh, 13, Tehachapi, California Justin Aab...

California Teen Who Endured Gay Taunts Commits Suicide

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

TEHACHAPI, Calif. — A 13-year-old Central California boy who was a target of taunts from classmates has died nine days after hanging himself fro...