Tag Archives: Anti-gay Bullying

Empathy Counteracts Bullying

Roots of Empathy counteracts bullying by exposing young children to babies and positive parenting skills Continue reading

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National Coming Out Day

Whether you’re lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or not, be proud of who you are and your support for LGBT equality this Coming Out Day! Continue reading

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Raising Awareness: International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. This year the focus is on the way religions reinforce homophobia and transphobia. Continue reading

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Day of Silence

The annual Day of Silence is held to highlight the impact of anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools. Continue reading

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Kicked Out: Homelessness and LGBTQ Youth

LGBT people commonly face rejection by family, friends and community due to their sexual orientation or gender identity. For LGBT youth this may lead to homelessness. The anthology Kicked Out tells the stories of homeless LGBTQ youth. Continue reading

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