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For Bullied Fairy Bears Everywhere!

From the Cartoon Network series We Bare Bears comes this dream sequence that’s fabulous, particularly the dance off!

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From My Archives: Personal Reflections on Gay Youth Suicide, October 9, 2010 — Trans Epilogue — Resources to Get Help

Trigger Warnings: Bullying, Religious Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Depression, Suicide, Suicidal Ideation (contemplating suicide), extreme sadness, and so on. I suggest having a friend you can hug nearby or at least someone available online for a virtual hug! Resources for help … Continue reading

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Gay Teens Made Fun Of By Bullies What Would You Do

This hits close to home for anyone who was bullied because they were perceived to be gay. This series did do a decent job of highlighting serious problems and making people think about the choices they make.

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Using Social Media To Wipe Out Transphobia

Some of Wipe Out Transphobia’s Social Media campaign’s graphics/posters:

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EYS! |You Just Gon’ Bully Me Tho? | Ep. 2

From The Center for American Progress: A majority of states still do not clearly protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, people from discrimination in schools, colleges, and educational programs. In this whiteboard video, YouTube celebrity Hartbeat explains why … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: It’s Time to End the Long History of Feminism Failing Transgender Women

If you have been around Trans activism for more than a couple months you have undoubtedly heard of Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminists or TERF. I have generally avoided bringing this up because of the potential for a flame war. I … Continue reading

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Tyler Clementi’s parents open up about Rutgers freshman’s suicide in new interview

Originally posted on The New Bullying Prevention:
“Never do a wrong thing to make a friend–or to keep one.” *Robert E. Lee* Jane Clementi, second from right, the mother of Tyler Clementi, holds onto the arms of Ronnie Kroell, left,…

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This Teen’s Heartbreaking Suicide Reveals an Epidemic Nobody’s Talking About

Until I came out as Non-binary and Agender I never fully appreciated how difficult it was for bisexual people. You see people have a hard time understanding that I am not choosing to either remain a cis male or become … Continue reading

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Transgender teen from Fallbrook, California dies in apparent suicide | San Diego Gay and Lesbian News

This has got to end! Another life tragically lost to bullycide – this time a trans girl from California.  Here’s the story from The San Diego Gay and Lesbian News : A transgender Fallbrook teen who was reportedly having problems … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Gay Dad and Sons Confront Bullies/Violence

A gay dad and his sons confront bullying, including violence. They share their experiences to help others.

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Recommended Reading: The Anguish of North Carolina’s First Openly Transgender Prom King | TakePart

In this “must read” story Jamilah King looks at the sad story of the death of young  transgender activist and the hard reality facing many transgender youth. Here’s the opening paragraph of this Take Part story… Blake Brockington wanted to … Continue reading

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Western Australian Member of Parliment sees gay plot in anti-bully scheme – The West Australian

The same homophobic and transphobic nonsense that pervades right wing religious objections to anti-bullying programs in North America seems to have also taken root in Western Australia. Here’s the story from Gareth Parker, State Political Editor for The Western Australian… … Continue reading

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Research shows 1 in 5 gay and bi teens have been bullied by a teacher · PinkNews

A shameful truth is revealed in a report from the National AIDS Trust in the United Kingdom. No, it’s not about HIV transmission but is instead about bullying, specifically bullying by teachers and staff. Here’s the story from Joseph Patrick … Continue reading

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Recommended: Bully My Son at Your Own Risk | Amelia

I highly recommend you read this account by the mother of a young gay son as she recounts the traumatic conversation she had with her son after he came home from school upset. Here’s the beginning of the post by … Continue reading

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Only 13 US states give trans students the right to use the correct toilet · PinkNews

In the U.S. the right of a trans boy or trans girl to use the restroom or changing facility that matches their gender identity has been under constant threat from social conservatives. A lot of this comes from fear mongering … Continue reading

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Bullied over being a cheerleader, 12-year-old California boy commits suicide | Gay Star News

This is just so, so sad. It is also a reminder that gender non-conforming children remain targets for bullying. Schools MUST do a better job of creating a climate where children perceived as LGBTQ youth or are LGBTQ are accepted … Continue reading

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Posthumous honours given to gay Colombian teen who committed suicide | Gay Star News

A bittersweet event has taken place in Columbia. The event was a recognition of the academic and political awareness work of a young Columbian who took his life after being tormented at school. It is great that he I’d being … Continue reading

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Same Difference: a Feature Documentary Film about LGBT youth | Indiegogo

The crowd funding site, Indiegogo has a very worthwhile project which is no longer seeking funds but is an interesting project… Same Difference is a feature length documentary that presents the lives of two adolescent boys who identify as gay … Continue reading

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It Gets Better: Even the Meanest High Schools Can Become More LGBT-Friendly | TakePart

After reading Lori’s post I feel this article from Take Part is most appropriate. Here’s the story from Hayley Fox … Homophobic slurs and anti-LGBT abuse are on the decline in schools that take the problem seriously. Here’s what they’re doing … Continue reading

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Tell Highland Spring High School to drop assault charges against 14 year-old victim of violent beating.

As a rule I don’t pass on all the petitions I get requests for but this is very important. Far to many LGBTIQ youth or those presumed to be LGBTIQ are bullied. In several cases bullies have gotten off based … Continue reading

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