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Teacher’s Facebook rant: Gay marriage same as ‘murder, lying, stealing, cheating’

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Jack Conkling
BUHLER, Kan. -- A Kansas middle school teacher has ignited a firestorm in the small rural Kansas community of Behler after posting an anti-gay rant on Facebook in which said same-sex marriage is akin to "murder, lying, stealing, or cheating." [...]

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A Solemn Mother’s Day

Sunday, May 13, 2012
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When the dawn breaks this Mother's Day, there will be sons, and daughters who will have made plans to treat their Mums to special dinners, maybe breakfast in bed, or just take them someplace special. Countless flowers, candies, and yes, even jewelry will be bestowed in gratitude by children in [...]

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School investigates complaint of teacher bullying gay student

Friday, May 11, 2012
jared-swank
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Jared Swank had a great time at his senior prom last weekend, but the happiness turned into disgust when a teacher he trusted showed a video of him dancing with his transgender date to students in her classroom on Monday. [...]

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Gay teen jumps to his death; family says bullying was a factor

Thursday, May 10, 2012
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ROCHESTER, Minn. -- An openly gay teen in Rochester, Minn., took his own life on Sunday, and according to the boy's father, anti-gay bullying played a “a big part” in his son's suicide. [...]

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Romney’s character under scrutiny as report of anti-gay bullying surfaces

Thursday, May 10, 2012
Mitt Romney
WASHINGTON — GOP front runner and presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney engaged in several incidents of pranks during his high school years, at least one incident in particular that LGBTQ activists are calling anti-gay bullying, according to a report by The Washington Post. [...]

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Bullied gay teen expelled for defending himself with stun gun

Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Darnell Young
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- An independent arbitrator ruled Monday that an Indiana gay teen will remain expelled from Arsenal Tech High School in Indianapolis until January 7, 2013 for discharging a stun gun on school property to discourage an attack by bullies. [...]

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Dan Savage a hypocrite? Not even close…

Sunday, May 6, 2012
Dan Savage
The religious right wing clearly have no clue what bullying is really all about. A speaker, known for his “straight”, sometimes “salty”, talk, at a public forum, is not bullying you when he says your religious beliefs are bullshit. He doesn’t have you cornered against a locker, trapped [...]

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Hillary Clinton calls for ‘stamping out bullying wherever it happens’

Saturday, May 5, 2012
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has released a new video in which she calls for "stamping out bullying wherever it happens." [...]

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Re-defining ‘Bully Pulpit’ — Pastor sends chilling message of violence

Friday, May 4, 2012
Sean Harris
Many have heard and seen Pastor Sean Harris' shouted exhortations about "squashing like a cockroach," the first signs of gender-variant behavior in children. Fewer have seen his searing denunciation of transgendered persons as "an affront to God." ... and I have counseled at least three GLBT young adults who have [...]

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Bullied gay teen faces expulsion after firing stun gun provided by his mom

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Darnell Young
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- An Indiana gay teen on Wednesday faced a private school district review board, an effort to expel him after he discharged a stun gun on school property to discourage an attack by school bullies. [...]

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