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Study: Gay, Bisexual Kids Bullied More, Even at Early Age

NATIONAL | By Mike Stobbe | May 7
Gay and bisexual kids are more likely to be bullied as they're growing up - even at an early age, according to the first large U.S. study to look at the problem.

Kim Rocco Shields Imagines World Where Gay is Norm

MOVIES | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 11
Imagine a world where being gay was the norm. This is the world that up and coming young director Kim Rocco Shields has created in her new feature film.

Vermont Students Rally Against Cyberbullying

PERSONAL TECH | By Dave Gram | Dec 11
Students at a Vermont high school are winning praise for their efforts to fight back against online bullying.

Get the "Spirit" (and Wear Purple) Oct. 16

CULTURE | Oct 11
GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, is counting down the days to Spirit Day, the largest and most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world that supports LGBT youth.

Settlement Reached in Boy’s Suicide After Bullying

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 4
The mother of a Central California teenager who committed suicide after years of anti-gay bullying has reached a $750,000 settlement with her son’s school district.

Calif. Mayor Says Bullying Victims Need to ’Grow a Pair’

LOCAL | May 19
A Central California mayor’s remarks that bullying victims should toughen up and defend themselves has sparked anger among some city officials and gay rights advocates.

Nevada School Shooter Leaves 2 Suicide Notes, Says He was Called ’Gay’

NATIONAL | May 14
After seventh months and an exhaustive police investigation authorities on Tuesday released an in-depth report about the 2013 Nevada shooting that painted a picture of bullying, depression and a normal school day turning violent in the matter of minutes.

Massachusetts Governor Signs Anti-Bullying Bill

NATIONAL | Apr 24
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill designed to build on the state’s 2010 anti-bullying law by strengthening protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students and students with disabilities.

Mass. Senate Passes Updates to Anti-Bullying Law

NATIONAL | Mar 23
The Massachusetts Senate has overwhelmingly approved a bill designed to build on the state’s 2010 anti-bullying law by strengthening protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students and students with disabilities.

NC Boy’s ’My Little Pony’ Backpack Sparks Bullying Controversy

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 18
A 9-year-old boy from North Carolina is making national headlines Tuesday after officials from his school allegedly told him that he shouldn’t wear a "My Little Pony" backpack because it is a "trigger for bullying."

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