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As bad as it is, bullying already appears to be an unavoidable part of schooling for many students. It has been in existence for a long while and quite frankly might not change anytime soon. It is common practice for students or groups of students to pick on another one that they think does not fit in. They often do this by making fun of them. There are certain things that the bullying student(s) tend to pick on in...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it is concerned by reports of China’s interference with oil and gas activities in the South China Sea, including Vietnam’s long-standing exploration and production activities. “China’s repeated provocative actions aimed at the offshore oil and gas development of other claimant states threatens regional energy security and undermines the free and open Indo-Pacific energy market,” the State Department said in a statement. Vietnam on Friday accused a Chinese oil survey...

On Tuesday, an England-based musical teacher named Jacqueline Hughes wrote about a young student of hers named Charlie who had gotten bullied and beaten up by hateful students at her school. The bullies called him “gay, fat and stupid.” On Twitter, Hughes wrote: She never expected the outpouring of love that came in from London’s West End stage actors via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. PinkNews reports: Here are a few of the videos: In response, Hughes issued a personal video message (below) and...

Netflix have threatened to sue the organisers of ‘Straight Pride’, Super Happy America, after they listed the streaming platform as a “prospective corporate sponsor” for their upcoming anti-LGBTQ event. In Netflix’s email, they wrote, “You should know that we’re unafraid of bullies. Our legal department is here, it’s queer, and it’s telling you to steer clear,” and said the event is “about hate – not pride”. They ordered Super Happy Fun America to “immediately” remove the Netflix logo from their website...

Screenshot via YouTube @PIX11 News The unfortunate story for all involved in which a bisexual Bronx teen stabbed his alleged bullies has gotten worse. The teen has been found guilty of manslaughter. In September of 2017, we shared with you the story of Abel Cedeno. Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation student Cedeno was allegedly being bullied, because of his sexuality and his race, by classmates Matthew McCree and Arane Leboy so frequently that he decided to bring in knives for...

When Jamie Rathburn found out that kids at Greenbrier Elementary School were calling her third-grade son “gay” and “stupid,” she was upset. But then she saw him come home with bruises and scratch marks on his neck, she was furious. He told her that the kids told him that no one cared about him, had hit him in the neck with computing device and thrown him off of a slide. She emailed and met with faculty and administrators at the school,...

Screenshot via YouTube @News 19 WLTXA South Carolina mother was sent to jail for defending her son… against elementary schoolers? KTVU reports that Jamie Rathburn was one day seen yelling at a group of third-graders and a teacher at Greenbrier Elementary School. Rathburn had entered the school without permission to confront her son’s bullies. After the fact, Beth Brotherton, the school district’s director of communications, says that Rathburn admitted to not knowing who...

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg gave an girl some advice for dealing with bullies. At a campaign stop in Iowa City, Buttigieg drew questions from a fishbowl and he pulled one from 11-year-old Rebecca Johann: “Do you have any advice about bullying?” He started by saying that it’s important to talk about it. “So I think you’re leading the way on that – thank you for raising the question,” he said. He went on to talk about his experiences. “I had experiences with bullying...

A local politician from North Carolina abruptly stepped down from his post this week after he claimed he could no longer stand the bullying he’s been suffering at the hands of one of his colleagues. Jerry Windle is, er, was a member of the Morrisville Town Council in North Carolina. That is until earlier this week when he announced his immediate resignation halfway though his four-year term. In an emotional statement given at a Town Hall meeting on Monday, Windle, who was...
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15-year-old Nigel Shelby was laid to rest in a casket that was decorated with rainbows. Shelby, a high school student in Huntsville, Alabama, died by suicide last month after he was allegedly bullied for being gay. The community rallied to raise funds for his funeral, organizing a GoFundMe page and a Drag Brunch to raise over $15,000. People who attended the funeral wore rainbow clothing and clothes that denounced bullying, local media reported, and the casket had a picture of Shelby wearing...
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Rest in power, Nigel. A gay teen from Huntsville, Alabama, has died by suicide after enduring anti-gay bullying. Nigel Shelby, a 15-year-old freshman at Huntsville High School, was bullied at school by classmates because of his sexuality. He reportedly died last week. https://www.facebook.com/RocketCityPrideAL/posts/2201450500171312 Tennessee Valley Rocket City Pride, a local LGBTQ advocacy group, shared the news of Shelby’s death on Facebook with links to resources for queer youth in the region. “There are no words that can be said to make sense of...
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Good Morning America producer Mike Del Moro was walking the Seaside Heights, New Jersey, boardwalk with his boyfriend, mom, and sister after celebrating Mother’s Day when he saw it start. As high school prom goers strolled by in their finest dresses and tuxedos, a group of rowdy “bros” started yelling at them from a rooftop bar. The guys were “obnoxiously yelling ‘KISS HER!’ in unison at every apparent couple that passed by,” Del Moro recounted on Twitter. https://twitter.com/MikeDelMoro/status/995340412616404994?tfw_site=lgbtqnation&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lgbtqnation.com%2F2018%2F05%2Fsaw-two-gay-teens-walking-boardwalk-holding-hands-knew-targets%2F But when a young gay...
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New research has found that Iceland is the most gay-friendly country on Earth. The report, titled Polarized Progress: Social Acceptance of LGBT People in 141 Countries, found that 80 out of 141 countries had seen an increase in acceptance of LGBTQ people since 1980, while 46 had seen a decline, and 15 had seen no change. Researchers at the Williams Institute at UCLA analysed findings from 11 different surveys to develop their own LGBTQ Global Acceptance Index (GAI), which ranks the...
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An Australian man said alleged workplace homophobic bullying has derailed his career and caused depression. Glenn Hall worked as a marketing director in the southern city of Melbourne. He claimed staff routinely excluded him and made homophobic comments about him. One of the company’s directors even allegedly called him a ‘greedy faggot’ when he asked the company to pay his entitled bonus. ‘Those two words completely destabilised me, they left me powerless.’ Hall told the Herald Sun. Hall posted a photo of text messages...

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