Posts Tagged as ‘GLSEN’

culture shockers: Gay couple in America 2049 join LGBTQ social media movement

In a boost for the LGBTQ movement, a recent nationwide Gallup poll found that 53% of Americans support making gay marriage legal. This comes as a noticeable increase from last year, when 44% favored same-sex unions. The Gallup poll is one of several polls that have been conducted nationwide this year that are showing increased [...]

May 24, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Clay Aiken – a new face against homophobic cyber bullying

We reported on the suicides committed by two 11-year-olds who could no longer withstand homophobic cyber bullying. These suicides pushed parents and activists to urge Congress to update school legislation so that it is effective against the perils of this new phenomenon – cyber bullying. It is a wider channel for further homophobic abuses in [...]

June 7, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

b-activists: Today on the National Day of Silence, a film helps LBGT teens in small town America

Earlier this month, when we wrote about the phenomenon of bullying in the age of technology, we found that a lot of the abuse the young people faced was triggered by homophobic sentiments. The award-winning documentary, Out in the Silence, is part of a larger campaign that aims to create awareness about the difficulties that [...]

April 16, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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