Category Archives: bullying

Day of Silence, Anti-LGBT Bullying Awareness Day, April 20, 2012

About the Day of Silence The National Day of Silence is a day of action in which students across the country vow to take a form of silence to call attention to the silencing effect of anti-LGBT bullying and harassment … Continue reading

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Queer Rights-Worker Rights-Human Rights!

"We choose to unite on the basis of our queerness (Note: this does not equate directly with “gay”) because queer people are present in every race, class, religion, political party – every single region of society. Our personal experiences as queer beings gives us a strong base for unity with other oppressed people." Continue reading

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Teenager Kills Himself Allegedly After Facebook Taunts

Sources said that Kameron Jacobsen of Monroe Woodbury High School was tormented by Facebook bullies who taunted him about what they thought was his sexual orientation. Continue reading

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“Know Your Rights” Direct Action Teach-In At Site of Anti-Queer Assault in Middletown, CT, Jan. 30th, Noon

Queer Liberation Front recently received the following message [read below the cut] from the mother of a gay 18-year-old in Middletown, CT. In late December, her son was physically and verbally assaulted at a local coffeeshop by the owner and kicked out … Continue reading

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Another Gay Teen Commits Suicide From Anti-Gay Bullying

by Karen Ocamb January 17, 2011 lgbtpov.com Update: Students from Lance’s high school are seizing their power and fighting back against bullying: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Jefferson-Anti-Bully-Coalition/143987582325439?v=wall Congress is expected to return to work on Tuesday with many in the nation watching to see … Continue reading

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You Say “Queer” Like It’s A Bad Thing: Challenging Bullying

by Mic Hunter OpEdNews.com January 6, 2011 Recently the print and broadcast media has finally taken notice of the issue of young people being bullied because they are, or merely perceived to be, gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, or transgender (GLBT). The … Continue reading

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