There’s a difference between freedom of speech and hate speech.
“…yes, this was a terrible hate crime and attack! But I will not let that change who I am! I will continue to wear makeup and live a fabulous gay life!”
Kirk Cameron is being a huge jerk again, this time to gay bullied teenagers. I’m so surprised. Can you hear the surprise in my voice?
“When someone takes the time to handcuff someone with a zip tie and carve derogatory comments or words into somebody else’s body, that’s sheer hate and at this point, this is a hate crime.”
Griffin air humped an audience member’s face, telling her that all she needs is a good man; and comedy remains a space where bullying is somehow acceptable.
In 2006, then-governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney opposed the publication of an anti-bullying guide because it included the words “bisexual” and “transgender.” What a nice guy!
Johnson & Johnson, Walgreens, and PFLAG are teaming up to help stop bullying against LGBT youth.
Illinois’ State Senate somehow found a reason not to pass an anti-bullying measure.
Dharun Ravi will get 30 days in prison, 300 hours of community service, three years’ probation, court-ordered counseling, and $10,000 to be paid to an organization that helps victims of hate crimes.
In high school Mitt Romney and his friends jumped some kid and forcibly cut off all his hair while he screamed and cried. Romney thinks this is mostly NBD.
“You don’t have to live on Long Island to join. You don’t have to be gay or have a kid who is gay… All you have to do is believe in the movement.”
The cuties at Cypress Ranch High School made the best anti-bullying video of all time!
In January, another openly gay teen took his own life.
“Teachers may affirm the dignity and self-worth of students and any protected characteristics of students, such as being LGBT, without running afoul of any district policy.”
“Because it’s rated R, the kids that are being bullied — and the bullies also — can’t see this movie,”
Whitney’s Team Pick: Ever wish you could sit down and talk to the girl who called you names, pulled your hair, or called you fat?
“It Gets Better” is now an hour-long MTV/Logo TV special with famous people and everything.
A Virginia school district is thinking about a rule that would prohibit “cross-gender dressing” in a backwards attempt at addressing bullying.
“Every time a loudspeaker crackled in class, kids braced themselves for the feared preamble, ‘We’ve had a tragic loss.'”
“Less than half of the teachers surveyed believe a gender nonconforming individual would feel comfortable at their school. “