Hetrick-Martin Institute's 2012 Emery Awards will honor Time Warner Inc., "Bully," and out Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black.
Now that you've taken the Spirit Day pledge to go purple in a stand against bullying, talk to your friends and family about somebody who is LGBT or somebody who has experienced bullying.
Day of Silence begs the question: What will you do to end the silence? This is an important probe, especially when it comes to LGBT young people of color, as it asks for a unified front to battle the discrimination and bullying that LGBT youth endure in the school environment. Their safety and academic success is at risk due to fear of bullying and harassment.
Following its initial theatrical release as an unrated feature, the documentary Bully has been given a rating of PG-13 from the Motion Picture Association of America, which will allow children under 17 to buy a ticket without parental permission and for the film to be screened in schools as an educational tool.
Bully opened today in five theaters in Los Angeles and New York and will open in several other markets on April 13.
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After weeks of struggle with the Motion Picture Association of America over the rating of the upcoming documentary Bully, The Weinstein Company has decided to release the film as unrated rather than with the “R” rating the MPAA had originally assigned it. Bully will open in select theaters this weekend, on March 30.