Archive for 'LGBT'
About a month ago I wrote a post about the jury selection for the Dharun Ravi trial. Mr. Ravi was the roommate of Tyler Celementi and this trial focused not on his role in Clementi’s September 2010 suicide, [...]
This morning on our sister site, ChildsWork, I posted a plea published by a colleague of mine, Peter DeWitt, that asked educators to remember the special plight of LGBT youth when walking the halls of high schools. [...]
Working in both schools and clinical settings, I have had the opportunity to work with many people who were bullied as children. The adults often times come in suffering from depression, anxiety or other stress related [...]
Last week, the Michigan Senate approved an anti-bullying law that aimed to crack down on the problem of bullying in schools by making it illegal and clearly punishable by law. For those of us actively working towards increasing awareness of [...]
A few years ago, a fifth grade teacher came to me and said she had something she needed to speak to me about. She was upset about the language her students were using in class, on [...]
Have you ever heard of Jamey Rodemeyer? Prior to last week, the answer for many of us was likely a resounding no. Jamey was a 14-year-old boy who lived near Buffalo, NY. He killed himself on Monday, September [...]