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What’s So 'Domestic' About Violence?
Originally Posted: 10/07/2014 - 11:33am | Type: Blog

Domestic violence is also withholding money or limiting financial freedom. It is verbal assault. Domestic violence is hindering access to family and social circles. I carry a pur ...

Sikhs Stand up to Bullying as They Try to Build Understanding
Originally Posted: 01/31/2014 - 5:06pm | Type: Blog

Throughout elementary, middle, and high school, Prabhdeep Suri has been the only Sikh in his class, and it’s been obvious. Throughout elementary, middle, and high school, Prabhdee ...

The Party of No Compromise
Originally Posted: 08/07/2013 - 9:38am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice GOP attempts to circumvent the health-care law range from the inane to downright bullying. I SPENT M ...

QUIRK: 'Daily Show' Takes On 'Bullying' of Christians (VIDEO)
Originally Posted: 06/19/2013 - 10:17am | Type: Blog

Daily Show correspondent Samantha Bee talks LGBT-on-Christian 'bullying' in comedy show segment. Daily Show  correspondent Samantha Bee's latest segment for the ...

If Someone Hits You, Hit Them Back
Originally Posted: 04/30/2013 - 8:12am | Type: Blog

The “if someone hits you, hit them back” mentality is destroying black men at an alarming rate. Dads, teach your boys to talk it over, look the other way, or keep walking when things begin to escalate. ...

Report: Anti-Semitic Incidents Decline in the U.S.
Originally Posted: 11/05/2012 - 10:20am | Type: Blog

Anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. dropped by 13 percent in 2011, according to a report released Nov. 1 by the Anti-Defamation League, which tracks assaults and other attacks on Jews. ...

Bullying: This Is My Story
Originally Posted: 10/25/2012 - 7:05pm | Type: Blog

This spirit day I stand in solidarity with all the 6-year-old, 12-year-old, 20-year-old, 40-year-old, and 80-year-old gay and straight women and men who face down bulldogs every day. May our feet remain plante ...

I Support Mix It Up At Lunch Day BECAUSE I am a Christian
Originally Posted: 10/19/2012 - 8:43am | Type: Blog

Luke's Gospel is a Gospel that proclaims love for the marginalized. And out of the four, Luke has the most meals. One of my current writing projects has me spending a lot of ...

Helping Billy Inherit the Earth
Originally Posted: 09/11/2012 - 1:01pm | Type: Blog

I want my student to see that the things that make him different are the things that make him unique. Those traits can help him build a more humane world for all of us. But it's hard for a 7-year-old, or ...

Guidelines seek line between free speech, bullying
Originally Posted: 05/23/2012 - 9:43am | Type: Blog

A broad coalition of educators and religious groups – from the National Association of Evangelicals to the National School Boards Association – on Tuesday (May 22) endorsed a new pamphlet to help teachers tack ...

Mixed-Race Bullying and the Tragic Suicide of Teddy Molina
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 1:39pm | Type: Blog

Last week a beautiful mixed-race Asian-Latino boy named Teddy Molina committed suicide in Corpus Christi, Texas because of bullying. I wouldn’t normally think to write a blog abou ...

Parents: Take Your Children to See 'Bully'
Originally Posted: 03/29/2012 - 2:42pm | Type: Blog

Bully disturbs me because it is real life. It disturbs me because I have younger brothers the same age as some of the students in the film. It disturbs me because it’s happening in the lives of our children al ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness
Originally Posted: 11/08/2011 - 12:54pm | Type: Blog

Seventy-five years of Santa-school, celebrating National Sandwich Day, Muslims save Jewish bakery, remembering the inventor of the theremin, Cameron Crowe's new film, Lady Gaga's new anti-bullying pr ...

"Spirit Day" 2011 Round-up
Originally Posted: 10/25/2011 - 9:18am | Type: Blog

Yesterday, was Spirit Day, a national movement to speak out against bullying of LGBT teens. Here are a few links as to what religious communities and leaders are saying and doing about bullying: ...