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Charges Dropped Against Bullied Calif. Trans Teen

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 7, 2014
Prosecutors dropped battery charges in the case against transgender teen, Jewlyes Gutierrez, after the girl completed a restorative justice program.

Broadway Battles Bullying in Support of Michael Morones

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
On April 14, New York City’s stage performers came together at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts to donate their time and talent to Broadway Battles Bullying, a one-night only benefit concert for the new Michael Morones Foundation.

LGBT Youth and Allies Participate in GLSEN Day of Silence

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Apr 11, 2014
GLSEN helps keeps kids safe with the 19th Annual Day of Silence, an event that raises awareness against the impact of bullying on LGBT youth.

Minnesota Republicans Call Anti-Bullying Bill ’Fascism’

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
A week after the Minnesota State Senate approved an anti-bullying bill, the House also approved it, but not before local Republicans spent hours decrying it as "fascism" that could expose students to "filthy, perverted information."

Minn. Gay Rights Groups Turn Attention To Bullying

By Patrick Condon | Sunday Mar 2, 2014
Long before gay rights activists in Minnesota launched a successful campaign to legalize same-sex marriage, they were aiming for another high-profile goal: a state law protecting children from school bullies.

Mass. State House Passes Updates to Anti-Bullying Law

Thursday Feb 27, 2014
The Massachusetts House has approved a bill designed to build on the state’s 2010 anti-bullying law in part by strengthening protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students and students with disabilities.

Anti-Bullying Legislation Reaches Record Congressional Support

By David Perry | Monday Dec 2, 2013
The Safe Schools Improvement Act, a bill spelling out specific groups of the student population currently victim to bullying and harassment, of which LGBTQ youth is one, has reached record support in Congress.

Family Visits Site of Rutgers Student’s Suicide

Sunday Nov 10, 2013
The family of the Rutgers University student whose suicide sparked a national conversation about the treatment of young gay people paid their first visit Sunday to the bridge where he took his life.

Plagiarists and Druggies and Thieves, Oh My!

By Bobby McGuire | Friday Oct 18, 2013
In a statement likening LGBT people to thieves, plagiarists and drug abusers, a cultural analyst for a hard right wing "christian values" group has come down on National Anti-Bullying Awareness Month.

New Campaign Aims to End Bullying With Hunky Carwash

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Sep 17, 2013
Hunky, Speedo-wearing dudes in Palm Springs, Calif., participated in the "Studs and Suds" charity carwash last week, which raised money for a local anti-bullying foundation called "Boo 2 Bullying."