Bullying

October 15, 2013

2 cyber-bullies arrested after Florida girl's suicide

Thursday is Spirit Day, when millions of people will go purple to oppose bullying and in support of LGBT youth.

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October 15, 2013

Zooey Deschanel tells of being spat upon by a high school bully

A high school bully humiliated Zooey Deschanel by spitting in her face between classes.

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October 15, 2013

A Nevada teen is bullied and beaten in her H.S. cafeteria

A 15-year-old girl was attacked and beaten during lunch at Palo Verde High School in Nevada.

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October 15, 2013

GUEST POST: Tina Long takes a stand for her son this #SpiritDay

David and Tina Long know all too well the indescribable pain that bullying inflicts on victims, families and friends. On October 17th, 2009 their son Tyler Long died by suicide after being severely bullied at school for several years.

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Why #SpiritDay is important: Long-term effects of bullying

A new study has demonstrated the long-term effects of bullying and the importance of anti-bullying programs, such as Spirit Day, when millions of people will wear purple to oppose bullying and stand in solidarity with LGBT youth.

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A walk to remember: Friend Movement's cross-country anti-bullying project

Friend Movement, an organization dedicated to ending bullying by promoting friendships, is taking America for a walk from Chicago to New York. The group's founders will be traveling 921 miles to share 921 ribbons that each celebrate one of the 921 lives that have been taken by bullying.

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June 11, 2013

Take action: Parents start petition after their child is told to wash off make-up or leave school.

On his last day of middle school, Chris Martin, an eighth grader in Meadowlawn Middle School in Pinellas County, Florida, wore makeup to school. As a result, Chris was pulled out of class for violating the dress code, and school administrators demanded Chris wash off the make-up or leave school.

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