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  • Looking Out: With Robin Williams' death, an LGBT icon falls to a familiar threat

    Looking Out: With Robin Williams' death, an LGBT icon falls to a familiar threat
    His eccentricity, boundary-pushing bravado and brilliant knack for flamboyance could have all made it so on their own, but it was perhaps Robin Williams' way of taking up queer characters with just the right balance of warmth and pitch-perfect irreverence...
  • West Hartford Student, Saying He Was Assaulted, Sues Town

    West Hartford Student, Saying He Was Assaulted, Sues Town
    WEST HARTFORD — A former student at Sedgwick Middle School has filed a lawsuit against the town and three teachers charging that he was bullied and sexually assaulted by classmates. The suit cites two incidents that occurred on consecutive days in...
  • Bullying still an issue for St. Charles East drill team

    Bullying still an issue for St. Charles East drill team
    Three years after a third-party review of St. Charles East High School's athletic program found that bullying and hazing were common problems on the school's drill team, similar concerns about the team were raised by at least one parent in April, emails...
  • Sheriff in Rebecca Sedwick suicide: Cut cyberbullying cord

    Sheriff in Rebecca Sedwick suicide: Cut cyberbullying cord
    A day after Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd announced the arrest of two girls in the Rebecca Ann Sedwick suicide he appeared on the national television morning shows warning parents of the dangers of cyberbulling. He also vowed to prosecute anyone...
  • Rebecca Sedwick's mom hires Morgan & Morgan in cyber bullying-suicide case

    Rebecca Sedwick's mom hires Morgan & Morgan in cyber bullying-suicide case
    The mother of Rebecca Ann Sedwick, the 12-year-old Lakeland girl who killed herself last month after relentless bullying, has hired the prominent Morgan & Morgan law firm in her quest for justice. Tricia Norman has retained attorney David Henry, the...
  • 'Best day ever': Football team rushes to aid of special-needs boy

    'Best day ever': Football team rushes to aid of special-needs boy
    If you want to bully 6-year-old Danny Keefe, you're going to have to first take on the Badgers -- the Williams Intermediate School football team that has vowed to protect the special-needs kindergartner in Bridgewater, Mass. It's a show of muscle and...
  • School tells students not to report bullies, not to be 'sore losers'

    School tells students not to report bullies, not to be 'sore losers'
    "Do not tell on bullies" and "don't be a sore loser" were some pieces of advice featured in a flier sent home with elementary school students at Zeman Elementary School in Nebraska. The flier lists nine "rules" for dealing with bullies. 1. Refuse to...
  • Senate advances cyber-bullying bill inspired by Polk suicide

    Senate advances cyber-bullying bill inspired by Polk suicide
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s anti-bullying law could be extended beyond the boundaries of schools to online forums under a proposal sparked by a Polk County cyber-bullying case that drew a national media spotlight. Florida already requires public...
  • Charlie Crist joins Rebecca Sedwick cyberbullying case

    Charlie Crist joins Rebecca Sedwick cyberbullying case
    Former Governor Charlie Crist is helping Rebecca Sedwick's mother explore her legal options after the 12-year-old jumped to her death because of cyberbullying. Rebecca's mother, Tricia Norman, hired the prominent Morgan & Morgan law firm in her quest...
  • Documentary to show LGBT community's progress in schools

    Local filmmakers are creating a documentary about how the climate for LGBT students and educators at South Florida schools has evolved since the late 1970s. "Schools, of course, just like the society has, have changed amazingly in 20 to 30 years, so...
  • Dent cosponsors LGBT bullying bill, decries GOP for abortion bill

    Dent cosponsors LGBT bullying bill, decries GOP for abortion bill
    Lehigh Valley Republican Rep. Charlie Dent signed his name to legislation this week to combat bullying at schools, which specifically includes the targeting of children based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Dent's support marks the...