| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:10 PM
When children don’t conform to stereotypical gender assumptions, is it ever appropriate to punish them?
This month, 9-year-old Grayson Bruce of North Carolina was told to leave his My Little Pony backpack at home because it was a “trigger...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Only the prom king and queen are safe.
Researchers say that the more popular teens are – except for those at the very apex of the fragile high school hierarchy – the more likely they are to be bullied, perhaps a surprise to people who...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:02 PM
A mother is suing for monetary damages, written apologies and new school policies, alleging a Newport Beach teacher bullied her daughter in 2011 and her complaints about it were not properly addressed.
According to a lawsuit filed in federal court in...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:05 PM
A smart phone app that allows users to post messages anonymously is coming under fire for fostering cyberbullying, leading to at least two juvenile arrests, school phone-use bans and several campus lockdowns.
Scrutiny of the 4-month-old Yik Yak app ...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Victims of bullying were more than twice as likely as other kids to contemplate suicide and about 2.5 times as likely to try to kill themselves, according to a new study that quantifies the emotional effects of being teased, harassed, beaten up or...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In a nation that has drawn international notoriety for drug cartel carnage, public officials are now focusing on another form of violence that plagues Mexican society: school bullying.
In recent weeks, President Enrique Peña Nieto railed against...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:31 PM
An 18-year-old Orange County man faces assault and battery charges after allegedly kicking a boy in the head and knocking him unconscious in a melee captured on video.
The incident took place at a grade school in the upscale city of Ladera Ranch in...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 8:13 AM
The NFL released the independent investigation into the Miami Dolphins workplace harassment claims, which were made by offensive lineman Jonathan Martin on Friday morning.
In the 144-page report, which comes with a warning that the language and behavior...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 12:53 PM
If you have any interest in the complex and nuanced dynamics of workplace bullying and harassment, you must sit down with the newly released report about what, exactly, happened in and out of the Miami Dolphins locker room that led Jonathan Martin to walk...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 7:12 PM
A lawsuit filed Friday against the Los Angeles Unified School District by a former student alleges administrators failed to intervene when he was bullied and taunted for months last year about his sexuality.
The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:47 AM
It's hard to imagine a starker good news/bad news scenario than the one spelled out in a new national study on bullying.
First, the good: The number of students in 6th through 10th grades who reported being bullied at least twice in a month fell from...