FISHERS, Ind. — A suburban Indianapolis school district being sued by the family of a bullied student who committed suicide sent a letter to parents Wednesday, saying school officials took several steps to help the teenager and his family before his death.
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CONTACT: Jill Marcellus, Gay-Straight Alliance Network
CONTACT: Diana Rubio, ACLU of Southern California
A second effort is on the table to take down California's FAIR (Fair, Accurate, Inclusive, Respectful) Education Act, which will require that the state's public schools teach the contributions of LGBT and handicapped people.
I noticed this week we got a few hits from our friends over at the Make It Better Project and I thought it was only fitting to give them a shout out. I don’t know if you have to wait for things to “get better” I think you can take charge of your heart, mind, and soul and make it better! Click on the photo below to find out more about the Make It Better Project spon
Last year, the media reported on a series of suicides among LGBT youth. Suicide among LGBT youth is not a new phenomenon.
An MTV dance crew put on its dancing shoes Sunday night and won't take them off for 55 hours, in order to break a Guinness World Record and raise funds for anti-bullying campaigns.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A history teacher amends his lessons on the civil rights movement to include the push for gay equality. A high school removes Internet filters blocking gay advocacy websites. Six gay students sue their district, saying officials failed to protect them from bullies.
Wendy Walsh, the mother of Seth Walsh, after whom the recently signed Seth's Law is named, visited San Francisco this week to mark the bill becoming law.
Cory Barrett has heard the slurs and seen the abuse that countless high school students face.
As the director of youth services at Rainbow Alley, a drop-in center for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning teens, Barrett and his staff specialize in providing a safe place for those who feel targeted and bullied in their schools.