Bullying

LGBTQ

The Gay-Straight Alliance Helped Me as Much as It Could

My school's GSA was my first LGBTQ community, even if it didn't represent my identity in full.
Diana Tourjée
6.29.18
sexual assault

New Report Exposes How Schools Dismiss Rape as 'Hazing' or 'Bullying'

In an expansive investigation on student sexual assault, the Associated Press discovered about 17,000 official reports of sexual violence by students in grades K-12 over a recent four-year period.
Kimberly Lawson
5.8.17
education

In a Class of 20 Teen Girls, Six Have Been Sexually Assaulted, New Study Finds

According to new study, getting an education is tough for teenage girls in the US—especially for those whose identities are already marginalized.
Kimberly Lawson
4.19.17
Donald Trump

10,000 Educators Weigh in on Hate and Bullying in Schools Since the Election

"In over 15 years of teaching high school this is the first year that swastikas are appearing all over school furniture."
Diana Tourjée
11.29.16
Trump

School Counselors Explain How They’re Dealing with ‘Frightening’ New Threats

Sarah Hagi
11.15.16
LGBT

High School Is Still a Living Nightmare for Queer Teens

A new study found that LGBTQ students report being victimized for sexual orientation, gender expression, gender, appearance/body size, and disability more often than their non-LGBTQ peers. School environments may be so hostile that some students are...
Kimberly Lawson
10.18.16
teens

Teen Girls Are Roasting Boys Online in New Cyberbullying Trend

Inspired by the notorious "Roast Me" Reddit forum, teenagers are now bullying each other under the guise of crushing honesty.
Sirin Kale
7.26.16
Culture

Trans Girl Scout Stands Up to Real Cookie Monster Who Called Her 'Boy in Dress'

We spoke with former Girl Scouts, both cis and trans, to learn about the intersection of wholesome childhood fun and the gender binary represented by Boy and Girl Scouts.
Diana Tourjée
2.2.16