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Christian Jessen: Champion for Gay Acceptance

The Story of Christian Jessen… Bullying has been around forever. In the past, there were many excuses thrown around for why someone would get bullied. “Oh she is just jealous of you.” “He likes you. That is why he pulled your hair.” “Boys will be boys.” All of these excuses have been used to explain away

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LGBT

Since the beginning of humanity there have always been people attracted to the opposite gender, others attracted to the same gender, some attracted to both genders, and others who identify with the opposite gender that is other than their physical body. At different times in history and under different cultures, this variety in the human

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Homophobic

Living with or around a homophobic person if you are LGBTQ is difficult emotionally and psychologically. Daily, you endure insults and slurs about your sexual orientation. You may have tried to reason with these persons, but nothing you have said has helped. You’ve tried to understand them, knowing that the political and cultural climate encourages

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The It Gets Better Campaign: Giving Hope to the LGBT Community

It Gets Better “For too long, our society has shrugged off bullying by labeling it a ‘rite of passage’ and by asking students to simply ‘get over it.’ Those attitudes need to change. Every day, students are bullied into silence and are afraid to speak up. Let’s break this silence and end school bullying.” —

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Gay Rights Movement

One of the most visible social movements today is the gay rights movement. Topics on civil equality, gay marriage, and social acceptance dominate many political debates, as well as conversations between private citizens. The intensity of discrimination against gays has ebbed and flowed over the past several millennia. History of Homosexuality Around the World Gay

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Cyber Bullying Articles in Canada

Exploring Cyber Bullying Articles in Canada Bullying is a frequent, repeated attempt to destroy another person. It is a very personal attack and can occur at school, at work or in the home. A bully may be someone that you know or can often be a stranger who is impersonating another. Bullies attack because they lack

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Homophobic Bullying in Ireland: OP-ED

So, what about Homophobic Bullying in Ireland? If we do not stand up to prejudice in all its forms, if we condone it or stand by while it happens…then how do we expect the world to be any kinder to us? When examining Homophobic Bullying in Ireland, one must ponder the reasons as to the spread of Homophobic

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Consequences of Cyberbullying for Canadian Teens

It is important to understand what are the consequences of cyberbullying in Canada including what are the legal consequences of cyberbullying. One way to do this is to look at the actual cases of cyberbullying that gained the most notoriety and examine the consequences of cyberbullying from the point of view of the victim, from

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Bullying Videos of Interest to UK Audiences

Many movies have scenes of bullying included in them. How the films deal with the issue of bullying depends on how important the bullying theme is to the plot of the story. Some bullying videos about bullying explore the problem of bullying deeply and delve into the psyche of the bully, such as what makes

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Gay Bashing: How it Affects Today’s Youth in the UK

Gay bashing – that behavior, that for some, feels like the equivalent of school children bullying someone because of their body shape or hair color – where does it originate? Bashing someone because of their sexual orientation can, and has led to the tragic suicides of several gay teens and adults all across the U.K.

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Bullying of Gay Teens in the United Kingdom

Given the amount of abuse, fear and harm one could potentially be exposed to in high schools and society in general, one would be in a large group wondering why anyone would want to subject themselves to being a gay teen. However, for those who do realize they are gay early in life, it is

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The Status of Gay Bullying in the United Kingdom

A homosexual is a person whose romantic and sexual inclinations draw them to persons of the same sex or gender. This term has been used to describe men and women for many years, and in many cases, it was used in a derogatory manner, to offend or humiliate. Society has changed and there are now

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