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Fashion Student Commits Suicide, Leaves Behind Louis Vuitton Bag of Names Banned From Funeral

The lack of support she felt from her "friends" after a supposed bullying incident seem to have caused the young student to turn to suicide.

Feb 7, 2013

Allyson Pereira Battles Cyber Bullying on "My Life is a Lifetime Movie"

Allyson's story starts off, like many Lifetime movies I have seen before: with a naked picture sent out to the entire school by her ex-boyfriend. The picture spread like wildfire and eventually reached her teachers, bosses and even her parents.

Nov 1, 2012

Oct 19, 2012

10 Things That Are NOT Okay

No matter what your beliefs, whether you're religious, an atheist, gay, straight, bi, a democrat or a republican, there are some things which I think we can all accept are just not okay.

Mar 29, 2012

Highly-Anticipated "Bully" Hits Theaters Tomorrow — UNRATED!

Do you remember what it was like to buy your first PG-13 movie ticket on your own? What did it feel like when you started getting carded for R-rated movies? And how many films were you not allowed to see because of a silly ratings system that has now prevented a crucial documentary from being screened to the audience who needs it most?

Mar 9, 2012

This Friday Video Is a Bully

Do you remember the days of super-hip teen PSAs that warned you against committing a whole slew of childhood misdemeanors that would leave a mark on your permanent record? This weekend as you embark on the hoodrat activity of your choosing, please don't tease the other kids who have to stay in and study. Karma exists for bullies, guys! Just check out this Friday Video!

Nov 15, 2011

Sex in the News: Let's Make it Better

A female high school student was asked to leave a school dance because she brought a girl as a date. Equality Utah instructed the student to contact the ACLU. Based on previous court precedence under the First Amendment banning a same-sex couple is a violation of equal rights.

Oct 18, 2011

Tuffy Luv Hates Jerks

I'm going back to college in the fall and I wanted to re-invent myself, still stay the same but have a total new outlook on life and a new attitude. Back as a freshman guys would make fun of me and torture me, and it was horrible. I wanted to go back in the fall as a new person, and have those guys who made fun of me not know what hit them.

Oct 11, 2011

Sex in the News: Okay to be Gay?

A new study produced by the University of Chicago surveyed public opinion across the country to find out which regions are more accepting to gay people. The country averages show that overall opinion is fractionated. While 44% of people surveyed said that homosexuality is "always wrong," a close 41% said it's "not wrong at all."

Dec 10, 2010

Duke It Out: Rating Sites

There has been a lot of controversy lately over sites like RateBU, where pictures of girls are posted online and people vote on whether or not they're hot. Yeah, I only wish I'd made that up. Regardless of whether you think this kind of thing is just fine or is a pathetic excuse for shallow douchbaggery, the question that a lot of schools are facing is - should this be allowed to happen?

Dec 2, 2010

Hazing Is More Serious Than You Think

Whether you’re a member of a sorority, sports team, or more unofficial group, think twice before you haze – it's way more serious than it seems at first glance. Some people see hazing as a rite of a passage, a tradition, or something that will make people stronger and more committed.

Oct 25, 2010

It Gets Better

YouTube trends range from the adorable (kittens and babies, anyone?) to the grimace-worthy (FAILblog’s YouTube channel has over 1 million subscribers). Recently, though, a trend has popped up that is downright inspirational- the It Gets Better Project.