Tag Archives: bullying

The UnSlut Project

Tweet“It gets better” for LGBTQ youth, but also for young women bullied and called “slut.” The recent suicides of Rehtaeh Parsons, Amanda Todd, Felicia Garcia, and others demonstrate the tragic hopelessness “slut shaming” can create for young girls. By encouraging women who have survived this type of bullying to share their stories and perspectives, The [...]
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Using Title IX to combat bullying

TweetThis blog was cross-posted from The Bilerico Project. Blogger Devi Rao is a Fellow at the National Women’s Law Center. We know that bullying and harassment of LGBTQ kids in school is a serious problem. Many of these stats will not be news to you: More than 8 out of 10 LGBTQ students have experienced [...]
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On slut shaming, victim blaming, and sexuality bullying

Tweet(Originally posted here.) While Amanda Todd’s suicide itself was tragic, what bothers me the most is that I’ve heard this story before. In its wake, there’s been some discussions that have started about cyber bullying, online trolls, and vigilante justice. But there’s a bigger issue here that no one’s willing to talk about: the sexual [...]
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Sexual predators, double standards, and bullying

TweetSo I often see stuff on my facebook feed about resisting bullying, how guys should treat girls, how girls expect to be treated by guys, and a varying cornucopia of other photos, phrases and gifs. “Like if you’re against bullying” printed across a picture of a crying girl, with a group of other girls pointing [...]
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To the Queer Kids of America: Amendment One is a Form of Bullying

TweetOriginally appeared on RoleReboot.org. This letter is to all the queer kids, the gay, lesbian, and bi kids, to the young adults who identify as transgender, genderqueer, pansexual, and/or androgynous, to the questioning kids, to the kids who were born intersex, to the high school and college kids in North Carolina and around the country. [...]
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