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March Against Anti-Gay Violence

An Angry Community Rallies In Response To String Of Anti-Gay Attacks

A community is rallying against hate, and police are increasing patrols in some neighborhoods – in the wake of five anti-gay attacks in the past two weeks.

05/20/2013

Vine

Vine Smartphone App Being Abused For Bullying In Video Form

The popular smartphone app Vine is being misused by some teenagers to bully, and educators said they are being proactive about putting an end to it.

05/15/2013

Ryan Halligan

Father Leads Bullying Awareness Walk In Memory Of Son Who Committed Suicide

A Long Island man whose son committed suicide after he was bullied at school led the Bullying Awareness Walk Saturday.

04/06/2013

Rutgers coach Mike Rice (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

NJ Lawmakers Renew Calls For Passage On Anti-Bullying Bill In Wake Of Rice Abuse Video

Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg and Rep. Rush Holt renewed calls for passage of the legislation after Rutgers University fired Mike Rice after a video showing the basketball coach verbally and physically abusing his players caused a public outcry.

04/03/2013

A 14-year-old M.S. 80 student allegedly had the word 'hate' written on her  in marker during an assault by a fellow classmate (credit: CBS 2)

Mother Demands Action After Daughter Allegedly Assaulted At Bronx School

Police arrested an unnamed 12-year-old girl and charged her with misdemeanor assault.

03/19/2013

P.S. 188 (credit: Schools.nyc.gov)

Manhattan Mom Sues DOE After Daughter Allegedly Bullied, Beaten At School

Carmen Valentin claims her 13-year-old daughter was bullied and then beaten last May inside of P.S. 188 on the Lower East Side.

03/15/2013

Peter Yarrow (file / credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: Newtown Massacre Inspires Peter Yarrow’s Anti-Bullying Crusade

“Now, I think, America may wake up to the priorities of taking care of our kids and making sure that they’re nurtured and feel safe,” Yarrow told WCBS 880 reporter Sean Adams.

02/25/2013

Tyler Clementi (credit: Facebook)

Rutgers University To Name New Transition Center After Tyler Clementi

Rutgers University is announcing a new center named after the student who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to see him kissing another man.

02/01/2013

Felicia Garcia (credit: Facebook)

Friends Say Staten Island Teen Who Jumped In Front Of Train Was Bullied

“Right now we have a grieving school community and that’s our priority,” Tottenville High School Principal John Tuminaro said. “Students witnessed this, we had a number of staff members at the train station who witnessed this, so this is a school tragedy.”

10/25/2012

Carolina and John

‘Spirit Day 2012′ Unites Celebs, Local Communities In Fight Against Bullying

Friday is Spirit Day, in which participants around the country wear purple to take a stand against bullying. CBS 2′s John Elliott and TV 10-55′s Carolina Bermudez were among the folks taking part in the movement.

10/19/2012

Devyn Rush

Former American Idol Contestant Devyn Rush On The Couch

October is National Stop Bullying Month, part of an effort to highlight a serious problem. Devyn Rush, a former American Idol contestant, is using her talent to help ease the pain so many kids face every day.

10/09/2012

Bullying (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Schools Report About 12,000 Bullying Instances Last Year

The numbers of incidents vary widely by district and may reflect how diligent each school is at reporting, rather than how much bullying there is.

10/03/2012

Karen Klein (credit: CBS 2)

Bullied Upstate New York School Bus Monitor Launches Anti-Bullying Foundation

Karen Klein’s story sparked nationwide outrage and prompted 32,000 people to donate money on her behalf. In all, more than $700,000 was raised, so Klein has launched her own anti-bullying foundation.

08/22/2012

Bullying (credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: The Long-Term Physical Impact Of Bullying

Being bullied as a kid could have an even greater impact than first thought. New research shows being bullied as a child can lead to bad health even decades later.

08/20/2012

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Talking To Your Kids About Bullying

Being the victim of a relentless bully can be a distraction and even a danger to kids. As a parent, it is important to recognize the signs of bullying, know how to talk to your children about bullies and establish an appropriate reaction to a bully situation.

08/01/2012

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