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Bullying in Thailand

Introduction In the past century, Thailand established a reputation of being a tolerant nation, accepting of people and different cultures from around the world. In general, the Thai people are individualistic, freedom loving, generous of spirit, and happy. When it comes to tourist spending, the Mastercard’s 2014 Global Destination Index ranked Bangkok as the second

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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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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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End Gay Bullying

Gay bullying is particularly difficult to address because kids are searching for their identity in adolescence. Bullying based on sexual orientation can be particularly damaging. Yet these students get bullied at a higher rate than their heterosexual peers. The types of bullying lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students suffer are varied and some types

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