Posts tagged "bullying"

Watch: Kate Winslet Narrates New Anti-Bullying Film ‘Daisy Chain’

Kate Winslet is narrating a new short film for kids called Daisy Chain directed by Galvin Scott Davis.  Winslet was excited to do the project because she says that bullies made…

Katrin Higher | October 24, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Check Your Vibes: How To Deal With Adult Bullies

Adult bullies can be hard to spot, but once you’ve seen the light on how their toxic, controlling behavior operates, it’s hard to unsee it.

Claire Hannum | August 10, 2015 - 1:00 pm

School Furious At Dad For Posting Pictures Of His Bullied Son Online

Officials at an elementary school Methuen, Massachusetts are simply aghast at a parent for posting a picture of his bruised and bloody child on social media, after that child was assaulted by…

Robyn Pennacchia | May 1, 2015 - 4:50 pm

Ari Shaffir Spews Hate At Fellow Comic Damienne Merlina — But She Gets The Last Word

Time for the quarterly controversy in the comedy world! This time, it is at the hands of mediocre comedy bro Ari Shaffir, who out of nowhere decided to deride a…

Katrin Higher | March 30, 2015 - 1:45 pm

Lizzie Velasquez’s SXSW Anti-Bullying Film Should Be Required Viewing

Born with a syndrome that prevents her from gaining weight, 26-year-old Lizzie Velasquez endured painful bullying as a child over her unique appearance. When she was a teenager, she discovered that someone…

Claire Hannum | March 18, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Over A Thousand Women To Throw LA Dance Party For Bullied ‘Dancing Man’

The Internet has been great in 2015 so far. It seems as though we are coming to more of an understanding of how we can really use social media as…

Katrin Higher | March 8, 2015 - 3:20 pm

What’s Up With Defamer Bullying Prince Jackson?

Defamer wrote a post on Michael Jackson’s 17-year-old son Prince Jackson’s apparently totally lame-o lifestyle yesterday, and it strikes me as unnecessarily mean. Here’s a list of everything in that…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 6, 2015 - 2:30 pm

White Women Failed Wendy Davis (And Texas In General)

White women in Texas failed Wendy Davis and the whole rest of the state. [RH Reality Check]
Read this interview with intersex people to find out what life…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 6, 2014 - 6:30 pm

CBC Host Jian Ghomeshi Fired After Accusations Of Abuse

Canadian Broadcasting Company host Jian Ghomeshi was fired over allegations of abuse. Three women say that Ghomeshi was violent towards them before and during sexual encounters they say were…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 27, 2014 - 5:30 pm

This Dance & Spoken Word Performance Takes Down Bullying

These ultra-talented kids from the non-profit group MusEffect collaborated with poet Azure Antoinette to put together a choreographed performance about cyberbullying. October is National Bullying Prevention Month, so there was no…

Claire Hannum | October 25, 2014 - 10:00 am

Adobe Sides With GamerGate Bullies As Part Of Their Involvement With The Bully Project (UPDATED)

In a move that is deeply troubling to someone who 1) has been using Photoshop since the mid-’90s and Lightroom and InDesign for the past two years, and 2) understands…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 21, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Samantha Armytage Calls Out Press For “Trying To Bully Me Into An Eating Disorder,” Drama Ensues

Yesterday, the Daily Telegraph published an article about Australian morning television host Samantha Armytage. The article tried to frame itself as being about her struggling new makeover show, “Bringing Sexy Back,” but…

Claire Hannum | September 19, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Pissed Off Mom Sells “Spoiled Brat” Daughter’s Katy Perry Tickets On Facebook

One teenage girl from Fargo, North Dakota, won’t be seeing Katy Perry’s whipped cream rocket bra in person this month, thanks to her fed up mother. Cindy Bjerke decided to…

Katie Oldenburg | August 4, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Study Reveals “Three Fat-Shaming Moments Per Day” For Overweight Women

Overweight women experienced an average of “three fat-shaming moments per day,” according to a new study published in the Journal Of Health Psychology. The study examined the psychological effects…

Jessica Wakeman | July 10, 2014 - 6:02 pm

Monica Lewinsky Opens Up To Vanity Fair About Slut-Shaming, Humilation And … Beyoncé

You only need to look at the front page of The New York Times to find out what Bill and Hillary Clinton accomplish on a daily basis. But what about…

Jessica Wakeman | May 6, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Study: Being Popular Doesn’t Make Teens More Immune To Bullying

Sorry, teenagers, but new study of high schoolers has found that becoming more popular can actually increase the risk of being bullied. Researchers from Pennsylvanita State University and The University of…

Claire Hannum | April 2, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Update: New Craigslist Posting Claims The Fat Woman On The Boston T Was A Bully

The saga of the fat woman on the Boston T line rages onward. Now, someone has written a new Craigslist missed connection post claiming that the woman herself is the…

Jessica Wakeman | March 21, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Craigslist Missed Connection Takes Down Fat-Shaming Subway Douchebag

UPDATE, Friday 4p.m.:  There’s an update to this post here!

The world would feel like a more just place if we could (literally or figuratively) beat up every…

Jessica Wakeman | March 20, 2014 - 12:30 pm

RIP Society: Lunch Lady Paid Students To Beat Up A Fourth-Grader

A former lunchroom aide at an elementary school in Grand Rapids, Michigan, pleaded guilty to paying a student $1 to have a fourth-grade classmate beat up.  Brooke Wilson-Johnson, age 19,…

Claire Hannum | March 18, 2014 - 4:30 pm

It’s Time To Cry: A Group Of 5th Grade Boys Come Together To Show A Bullied Student Lots Of Love

A group of 5th grade boys at Williams Intermediate School in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, who call themselves the “Band Of Brothers,” have pretty much just restored my faith in humanity. These…

Ami Angelowicz | November 25, 2013 - 11:40 am
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