All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘anti-bullying’

Kris Jenner and Selena Gomez Talk Anti-Bullying

Kris Jenner and Selena Gomez shared a ride home from LAX after returning from Paris earlier this week, and that could have made for a very stilted conversation. Selena actually offered Kris the ride. Since Selena sort of distanced herself from both of Kris’s daughters–Kylie and Kendall Jenner–following a Coachella incident–she could have held a grudge and blown off the …

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Even Popular Kids Are Bullied, Shows Study

As parents become more aware of the internet, more attention has been brought to the topic of cyber-bullying and bullying in general. What was once seen as a right of passage for children is now condemned as a practice that can take a brutal psychological and physical toll on those bullied. The stereotype of bullying generally portrays larger or more …

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Bullied Boy Dies After Schoolyard Beating

Baily O’Neill, a 12-year-old boy who was bullied and beaten at his Pennsylvania school, has died. He was taken off of life support on Sunday, March 3 – just days after his twelfth birthday. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, O’Neill was a sixth grader at Darby Township School in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia. He was allegedly bullied …

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Facebook Ramps Up Its Anti-Bullying Initiative

In honor of Bullying Prevention Month, Facebook it taking a few steps to insert itself deeper into the cause, including the launch of a new bullying resource page and the backing of a national ad campaign for bullying prevention. “For years we have worked to create policies, programs and tools to foster, accountability and trust in our community. These tools …

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Facebook Honored With GLAAD Award For Support Of LGBT Community

Tomorrow night in San Francisco, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation will hold its 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards to honor “the most outstanding images of the LGBT community in the media.” And that ceremony will provide us with a first – an award to a social media company. Facebook will be honored with a GLAAD Media Award, “for …

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Barnes and Noble’s “No Name-Calling Month”

Barnes and Noble joined with GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, to organize what was formerly referred to as “No Name – Calling Week” (which has been held for one week in January in past years), and upgrading the event to, “No Name – Calling Month”. Mary Amicucci, the vice president of Children’s Books for Barnes and Noble, …

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