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Did Ohio 8-Year-Old Commit Suicide After Bullying?

Did Ohio 8-Year-Old Commit Suicide After Bullying?

May 14
An Ohio coroner reopened the investigation into an 8-year-old's death after he was allegedly bullied in his final days. Gabriel Taye, a third grader, took his own life in January.

Clementi Foundation Seeks 'Upstanders' to Combat Bullying

Clementi Foundation Seeks 'Upstanders' to Combat Bullying

By Alex Madison | Mar 12
In a small room that looked onto the serene courtyard of Grace Cathedral as the rain fell last Saturday night, a group of men and women gathered to celebrate a life lost too soon. Tyler Clementi was just 18 years old when he took his own life.

Study: Gay, Bisexual Kids Bullied More, Even at Early Age

By Mike Stobbe | May 7
Gay and bisexual kids are more likely to be bullied as they're growing up - even at an early age, according to the first large U.S. study to look at the problem.

Kim Rocco Shields Imagines World Where Gay is Norm

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 11
Imagine a world where being gay was the norm. This is the world that up and coming young director Kim Rocco Shields has created in her new feature film.

Vermont Students Rally Against Cyberbullying

By Dave Gram | Dec 11
Students at a Vermont high school are winning praise for their efforts to fight back against online bullying.

Get the "Spirit" (and Wear Purple) Oct. 16

Oct 11
GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, is counting down the days to Spirit Day, the largest and most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world that supports LGBT youth.

Settlement Reached in Boy’s Suicide After Bullying

By Jason St. Amand | Jun 4
The mother of a Central California teenager who committed suicide after years of anti-gay bullying has reached a $750,000 settlement with her son’s school district.

Calif. Mayor Says Bullying Victims Need to ’Grow a Pair’

May 19
A Central California mayor’s remarks that bullying victims should toughen up and defend themselves has sparked anger among some city officials and gay rights advocates.

Nevada School Shooter Leaves 2 Suicide Notes, Says He was Called ’Gay’

May 14
After seventh months and an exhaustive police investigation authorities on Tuesday released an in-depth report about the 2013 Nevada shooting that painted a picture of bullying, depression and a normal school day turning violent in the matter of minutes.

Massachusetts Governor Signs Anti-Bullying Bill

Apr 24
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill designed to build on the state’s 2010 anti-bullying law by strengthening protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students and students with disabilities.

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