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Two Teens Spread The Word About BULLY Movie

June 1, 2012

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Stand for the Silent is an organization run by a parent who lost a child due to bullying, This new video, created by two teens, Ali and Marley, was made to show appreciation for this organization & empathy with victims of bullying. They were inspired to get the word out in their own community after seeing Lee […]

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month

June 3, 2011

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On May 31, 2011, President Barack Obama released a statement declaring June Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. In this release, President Barack Obama stated that we need to “eliminate prejudice everywhere it exists, and to celebrate the great diversity of the American people.” He further stated his support for the “It Gets […]

Effects of LGBT Victimizing

May 28, 2011

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LGBT Bullying In School Linked To Long-Term Health Effects In New Report  Joy Resmovits – Huffington Post  “That’s so gay.” Phrases such as this one, used dismissively by teenagers in what is often a casual, offhand way, can impair the health of LGBT youth long after classes end, a new study shows. The term is […]

N.J. Gov. Christie Approves Toughest Anti-Bullying Law in the Country

January 8, 2011

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Published Friday, January 07, 2011 on NJ.com By Matt Friedman/Statehouse Bureau TRENTON Gov. Chris Christie has signed a bill that, advocates say, gives New Jersey the toughest anti-bullying law in the country. The news reached Garden State Equality Chairman Steven Goldstein during a Somerset conference on reducing the risk of suicide for gay and lesbian […]

Mercer County Teens Join with College Students to Take Action Against Gender Bias and Gay-Bashing

April 24, 2010

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This month, Kidsbridge Tolerance Museum hosted one hundred 7th and 8th grade students from different socio-economic communities in Mercer County.  With the assistance of diversity educators and college-age mentors, this workshop was designed to Explore bullying behavior related to gender and sexual identification, and Create remedial action plans to bring back to their schools. This […]

Standing Up for What You Believe

November 30, 2009

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Sometimes it is difficult to stand up for what you believe because it runs against the beliefs of other people.  Will Phillips, a 10-year old student at West Fork Elementary School in Arkansas, encountered this when he refused to recite the Pledge of Allegiance, specifically because he felt that one phrase, “liberty and justice for […]