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Teen Bullying

WATCH: Disturbing High School Bullying Video Shows How Real This Problem Is

San Bernardino County Sun, Calif. | BEAU YARBROUGH | Posted 03.24.2014 | Los Angeles

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CALIF. -- A bullying incident at a local high school caught on video has captured national attention. On Wednesday, Jan. 8, Etiwand...

Well Bully for Jennifer Lawrence

Jane Buckingham | Posted 03.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Jane Buckingham

They looked in the mirror and liked what they saw. So who are we to tear them down? I'm all for championing the BEST dressed, but do we really need to select the worst?

'The Contest'

Katy Butler | Posted 03.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Katy Butler

The Contest, directed by Anthony Joseph Giunta, is one of the many, amazing films using the power of the screen to combat bullying.

13 Bravery Lessons I Learned This Year

Ally Del Monte | Posted 03.04.2014 | Teen
Ally Del Monte

These are lessons I've learned from years of being bullied. I may have been through some hardships and terrible times, but I made my way through. In the end I'm a stronger person.

The Elephant In The Room No One's Talking About

Jonathan Ng | Posted 02.04.2014 | Teen
Jonathan Ng

While we laud the Internet for its speed and its convenience, the darker side is often neglected or rarely discussed. The topic of cyberbullying is the elephant in the room.

John Green Gets Personal On Bullying And Gives Us All Hope

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 11.20.2013 | Teen

You may know John Green from his cult-favorite YouTube channel vlogbrothers, extremely popular Young Adult books (including "The Fault In Our Stars") ...

Is It Bullying... Or Just Drama?

Posted 11.13.2013 | Teen

Acting like a jerk is one thing, being cruel is another. Knowing the difference matters. Bullying is... a repeated pattern of harmful or reject...

What The 'Am I Pretty?' YouTube Trend Is REALLY Saying

Elizabeth Perle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Elizabeth Perle

We cannot blame teen girls for the ferociously sexist social environment they have no choice but to live in. Maybe what the girls in these YouTube videos are saying isn't: I don't feel pretty. Maybe it's actually: I feel completely powerless when it comes to my sexuality.

WATCH: Disney Star Shows Teens How To Take A Stand Against Bullying

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

Raini Rodriguez wants to show teens how to take a stand against bullying. The Mexican-American actress will take viewers into workshops focused on ...

Bullies, Stop Hiding Behind Your Smartphones

Katie Atkinson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Katie Atkinson

Teens should stop hiding behind smartphones and plotting to take down their next innocent victims. Bullying is not a joke, whether it takes place in person or behind a keyboard, and it's time for teens to begin acknowledging that.

Latino Bullying: The Unspoken Epidemic

Valerie Tejeda | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Valerie Tejeda

At least 26-percent of Hispanic students live in fear of being subjected to peer abuse, and that number comes only from those students willing to report their instances of bullying.

Tween Arrested For Allegedly Bullying Girl

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.03.2013 | Crime

A 12-year-old at a Connecticut private school was arrested after the school's administration said it could no longer handle her relentless bullying of...

Back To School: What If Your Child Is a Victim of Bullying?

Merel Bakker | Posted 10.14.2013 | Parents
Merel Bakker

School bullying statistics in the United States show that about one in four kids in the U.S. are bullied on a regular basis. For these kids, the thought of soon going back to school, won't bring about happy and cheering faces.

Why It's Harder Than Ever for Teens Today: Is Self-Esteem at an All Time Low?

BritChick Paris | Posted 10.12.2013 | Teen
BritChick Paris

No one is safe anymore from this modern day disease of self-doubt and at times, loathing. It is high time we put a stop to all of this. I am not sure how, but I know that teens need our help.

The Ugly Little Girl

BritChick Paris | Posted 10.12.2013 | Teen
BritChick Paris

It's time for schools to build confidence as well as brains, for parents to talk about these issues. This is a crisis of self-esteem -- of a basic human value -- and we cannot ignore it any longer.

NYC Girls Challenge Weiner Campaign: Stop Slut-Shaming

Lauren Hersh | Posted 08.02.2013 | Impact
Lauren Hersh

You see, we've always dreamed that one day, when we left our high school hallways, we'd be free of certain painful things like standardized tests, Chaucer, and...slut-shaming. You brought us back to a heartbreaking, frustrating reality.

Why Every School Should Start A 'Facebook Compliments' Page

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 07.04.2013 | Teen

Wilson To wanted to find a way to stop bullying at his high school, so he did what any clever teen would do in his situation: he turned to social medi...

Bullied Because of Cancer

Erin Havel | Posted 08.13.2013 | Impact
Erin Havel

I would venture to say middle school is the most awkward few years in most of our lives. Now throw cancer into the mix. Cancer is difficult enough without the added pain of being ridiculed by our peers.

A New Way For Students To Fight Back Against Bullies

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- Students are getting a new weapon to fight back against bullies: their cell phones. A leading education technology company on Wednesday...

I Thought This Kind Of Bullying Was 'Normal'

Didi Martinez | Posted 07.16.2013 | Teen
Didi Martinez

Bullying takes many forms and this is just one of them. By promoting body peace and acceptance, we are promoting an end to one of the worst and sly forms of bullying among us today.

A World Without Bullies

John M. Simmons | Posted 06.23.2013 | Parents
John M. Simmons

They wield unprecedented power as their thumbs blaze across screens torturing their victims one electronic letter and picture at a time. Bullies destroy lives and they need to be stopped. I say that, and not without hope. You see, I have found an oasis that is all but free from bullying.

School Board Prolongs Decision On Proposed Gay-Straight Club

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 04.23.2013 | Gay Voices

Bayli Silberstein, an openly bisexual 14-year-old student, lobbied for a gay-straight alliance (GSA) at Carver Middle School in Leesurg, Florida, in ...

Father Of Gay Teen Who Committed Suicide To Set Off On Incredible Journey

Posted 04.22.2013 | Gay Voices

The father of a gay Oregon teen who committed suicide in February is planning a cross-country tribute in honor of his son. As The Columbian is rep...

The Surprise Visit That Cheered Up One Bullied Teen... (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 04.15.2013 | Teen

There's nothing like a surprise visit from a hometown hero to put a smile on someone's face. For 13-year-old Deandre Losero, that's exactly what h...

Teen Sues School Districts Over Alleged Bullying

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.18.2013 | Teen

A New Jersey teenager is suing two local school districts for not doing more to stop the relentless bullying he allegedly endured from fourth grade un...