Posts tagged "bullying"

Girl On Girl: 8 Reasons I Love Being A Lesbian

I know that too often I write about homophobia, harassment and my own experiences with catcalling jerkfaces. But the truth is, I love being a lesbian and I wouldn’t change…

Nikki Dowling | November 11, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Madonna Owes Everything To The Gay Community

“I know a number of people have spoken out about it but I feel like I need to say something. The gay community has been incredibly supportive of me. I…

Julie Gerstein | November 10, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Girl On Girl: “Thintervention” Is Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

I don’t usually watch TV because I get less than 15 channels and half of them are in Spanish. But lately my girlfriend and I have been watching “Thintervention” on…

Nikki Dowling | October 28, 2010 - 1:30 pm

President Obama Does The “It Gets Better” Project — But He Needs To Do More

President Obama is the latest public person to contribute to Dan Savage’s “It Gets Better Campaign,” on the heels of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. In the video…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 22, 2010 - 12:50 pm

“OK!” Magazine Co-Opts Bullying For Stars “Bullied For Their Weight”

The effects of bullying are in the news everywhere lately, from the teen girl, Megan Meier, who killed herself after being harassed on MySpace, to Rutgers freshman Tyler Clementi and…

Jessica Wakeman | October 21, 2010 - 11:10 am

Quickies: Perez Hilton Is Changing His Gay Bullying Ways & Gavin Rossdale Confesses To Gay Affair

In the wake of the suicides by gay teens tormented by bullies, Perez Hilton, who is both gay and a bully, says he will be changing his approach…

Annika Harris | October 13, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Attention, Bullies: It Gets Worse

By now, most of us have seen recent videos telling GLBT teens “It Gets Better.” We’ve posted a video by Dan Savage and his husband, Terry, as well as…

Wendy Atterberry | October 12, 2010 - 11:40 am

Anderson Cooper Calls Out Vince Vaughn

“I was sitting in a movie theater over the weekend and there was a preview of a movie, and in it, the actor said, ‘that’s so gay,’ and I was…

Ami Angelowicz | October 8, 2010 - 2:10 pm

Another Gay Teen Commits Suicide After Being Outed

This past week, Tyler Clementi, an 18-year-old college student at Rutgers University, jumped to his death after finding out that his roommate, Dharun Ravi, secretly broadcast Clementi having gay sex…

Julie Gerstein | October 1, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Facebook’s “100 Biggest Sluts” Page Creator Could Face Stalking Charges

The Australian who created a Facebook page called “100 Biggest Sluts of Ballarat” will soon learn the list was not only cruel, but criminal! [FYI: Ballarat is a regional city

Jessica Wakeman | June 28, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Frisky Rant: The Mommy Wars Go Digital

Mommy bloggers are crazy. No, not because they blog about every mind-numbingly boring burp and giggle — because they do it despite the fact that their readers are just vicious

Jessica Wakeman | April 29, 2010 - 4:30 pm

9 Teens Charged After Classmate Commits Suicide

Nine Massachusetts teens were charged today with statutory rape, violation of civil rights, criminal harassment and disturbing a school assembly in conjunction with a bullying incident. Back in January, 15-year-old…

Ami Angelowicz | March 30, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Parents Blame Facebook For Their Daughter’s Suicide

Here’s the saddest news ever: Holly Grogan, a 15-year-old Catholic schoolgirl in Britain, jumped off a road bridge and killed herself last week, allegedly after a barrage of mean messages…

Jessica Wakeman | September 24, 2009 - 6:30 pm

My Slut-Called Life: NJ High School Girls Circulate A “Slut List”

Hazing: It’s not just for Chuck Bass at the Skull & Bones Society anymore! High school girls in New Jersey are now pretending they’re badasses by putting younger girls on…

Jessica Wakeman | September 22, 2009 - 3:40 pm

When Women Bully, We Hurt Each Other

A survey by the Workplace Bullying Institute found that most bullies are men — but 40 percent are women. While male bullies attack men and women, female bullies tend to…

Catherine Strawn | May 11, 2009 - 2:30 pm
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