Transgender Students Learn To Navigate School Halls

Posted by on Mar 12, 2015 in Bullying, Children's Mental Health, young adults | Comments Off on Transgender Students Learn To Navigate School Halls

A wonderfully, readable story of transgender students from KUOW.org The first time I learned that gender could be fluid was in sex ed in the ninth grade. I remember the teacher mumbling under her breath that some people don’t identify their gender with the biological sex they were born with. At the time it didn’t faze me because I’d never known anyone who’d talked about it or felt that way. But now, three years later, I have a 16-year-old classmate who’s transgender. His name is Jace McDonald. For the rest of the story please go to: ...

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October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Bullying, Children's Mental Health, depression, family support, Mental Illness, Recovery, Suicide | Comments Off on October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

The Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention are offering two free webinars focused on important topics related to bullying prevention. The Relationship Between Bullying and Suicide: What We Know and What it Means for Schools October 27th, 1:30-3 p.m. EST Too often, tragic stories of young people dying by suicide headline the news.  Often the media link these suicide deaths directly to bullying behaviors.  The deaths of these young people devastate families, schools, and communities.  As school staff in daily contact with these youth, you are uniquely affected by these events and may feel...

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In the News

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in Bullying, family support | Comments Off on In the News

From Patty Murry’s Newsletter Putting an End to Bullying and Harassment at College Last week, I was proud to reintroduce legislation aimed at curbing harassment and bullying at colleges and universities across the country.  The Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act of 2014 requires colleges and universities to prohibit harassment and establishes within the Department of Education a grant program to support campus anti-harassment programs. The legislation was first introduced by the late Senator Frank Lautenberg after Tyler Clementi, a freshman at Rutgers University,...

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