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Oregon school district settles lawsuit over anti-gay bullying

| Tuesday, January 14, 2014
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EUGENE, Ore. -- The Eugene, Ore. School District has paid $5,000 to settle an Oregon lawsuit that accused it of failing to stop students at a middle school from bullying and harassing a boy they perceived as gay.

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Minn. lawmakers plan renewed push at tougher anti-bullying bill

| Monday, January 13, 2014
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota lawmakers are planning to try again this year to strengthen a state law aimed at preventing bullying in schools.

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A gay dad’s open letter to the man who refused to eat while gay couples married

| Monday, January 6, 2014
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These past few years may end up being known as the years of “Conservatives Behaving Badly.” At the end of last year, the Republicans in Congress conducted a massive foot stomping, pout-out and shut down the government because they did not get their way on the previous healthcare bill. In the state of Utah, conservatives were shocked when the justice system intervened on the subject of marriage equality. Now, we have a couple of adult size tantrums playing out publicly...

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Lawsuit: LGBT students routinely bullied in Miss. school district

| Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Destin Holmes
JACKSON, Miss. -- A lawsuit filed Tuesday says LGBT students are routinely bullied in a south Mississippi school district, including a lesbian who was forced to sit alone in the middle of a classroom when others were split into groups of boys and girls.

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Gay-Straight Alliances: Empowering youth, saving lives

| Sunday, December 1, 2013
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I have a vague memory of hearing announcements and seeing posters for it on the walls. I remember wanting to go. I hadn’t yet come out at this point but I had the sense that I would find support and understanding in this club, and I wanted to be a part of it so badly. But there was a barrier in my mind that prevented me from being able to attend the club. I graduated without going to even one meeting...

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Prominent teen activist indicted on charges of sexual misconduct with minor

| Monday, November 18, 2013
Caleb Laieski (right) with President Barack Obama at the White House pride reception in 2011.
PHOENIX -- A prominent LGBT rights and anti-bullying teen activist faces more than a dozen charges of sexual misconduct with a minor.

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Former prosecutor wants job back after being fired for harassing gay student

| Monday, November 11, 2013
Andrew Shirvell
DETROIT -- A former assistant attorney general for the state of Michigan who was fired after expressing hostility toward a gay University of Michigan student government president has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the state's current attorney general and his predecessor.

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Family of Tyler Clementi make first visit to site of Rutgers student’s suicide

| Sunday, November 10, 2013
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FORT LEE, N.J. — The family of the Rutgers University student whose suicide sparked a national conversation about the treatment of young gay people paid their first visit Sunday to the bridge where he took his life.

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You’ve never seen an anti-bullying video like this…

JEROMIE WILLIAMS | Special to LGBTQ Nation | Saturday, November 9, 2013
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Grab hold of someone you love, and get ready to have your eyes opened, because we’ve never seen an anti-bullying video like this.

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Colo. campaign targets athletes, student leaders to promote inclusive culture

NIC GARCIA | Education News Colorado | Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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Michelle Murphy likes to imagine a world in which Colorado’s high school cheerleaders and quarterbacks are the cure to bullying and hazing — not the cause...

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