LGBT Students, Teachers Embrace Day of Silence
April 11 2014 2:39 PM ET

LGBT Students, Teachers Embrace Day of Silence

Kevin OKeeffe

Rainbow duct tape and vows of silence covered Twitter today in honor of GLSEN's annual Day of Silence.

Minnesota Passes Tougher Antibullying Laws
April 10 2014 12:49 PM ET

Minnesota Passes Tougher Antibullying Laws

Michelle Garcia

After years of being in the spotlight for its lackluster laws on bullying, Minnesota will institute more thorough laws to mitigate bullying in schools.

Broadway Concert to Benefit Bullied Youth
April 09 2014 12:10 PM ET

Benefit to Honor Bullied My Little Pony Fan

Brandon Voss

Broadway Battles Bullying will benefit a new foundation paying tribute to Michael Morones, who attempted suicide after being bullied for his love of My Little Pony.

WATCH: Teen Suspended for Defending Bullied Gay Classmate
February 10 2014 2:48 PM ET

Teen Suspended for Defending Gay Classmate

Sunnivie Brydum

Mark Betterson was suspended for 10 days after he intervened in a lunchroom fight in which a gay student was reportedly being beaten.

Calif. Trans Student Facing Battery Charges Enters Restorative Justice Program
February 07 2014 1:16 PM ET

Trans Student Facing Battery Charges Cuts a Deal

Parker Marie Molloy

A 16-year-old transgender girl facing battery charges may avoid jail time after agreeing to enter a restorative justice program.

REPORT: Bullying, Poverty, Lack of Acceptance Linked to Trans Suicide Rate
January 29 2014 1:08 PM ET

REPORT: Bullying, Poverty Linked to Trans Suicide Rate

Parker Marie Molloy

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the Williams Institute released a report Tuesday detailing a number of factors contributing to the exceedingly high rate of suicide attempts among the trans population.

TransTeen Charged With Battery Following Schoolyard Altercation
January 09 2014 6:39 PM ET

WATCH: Trans Teen Charged With Battery After Altercation

Parker Marie Molloy

Jewelyes Gutierrez, a 16-year-old transgender student, has been charged with misdemeanor battery following a lunchtime fight at her high school.

WATCH: Miss. Teen Bullied by Classmates, Teachers; Files Suit Against School
December 17 2013 5:10 PM ET

WATCH: Miss. Teen Bullied by Classmates, Teachers

Sunnivie Brydum

The Southern Poverty Law Center has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that a Mississippi school district repeatedly ignored a student's pleas for help combating the bullying to which she was routinely subjected.

Antibullying Law Gets More Support, Inches Closer to Passage
November 26 2013 12:29 PM ET

Antibullying Law Gets More Support, Inches Closer to Passage

Alex J Davidson

GLSEN reports that support for the Safe Schools Improvement Act increased in 2013, including endorsements from two key Republican senators.

Ore. Father Killed on Cross-Country Walk Memorializing Gay Son
October 10 2013 6:28 PM ET

Dad Killed on Cross-Country Walk Memorializing Gay Son

Sunnivie Brydum

Joe Bell was killed by a truck driver Wednesday evening in Colorado while walking across the country to commemorate his gay son, who committed suicide earlier this year.

WATCH: College Disciplines Gay Teen Threatened with Knife
September 16 2013 12:40 PM ET

WATCH: College Disciplines Gay Teen Threatened with Knife

Sunnivie Brydum

A gay college freshman in Missouri says his school penalized him after his former roommate threatened him with a knife while making antigay comments.

Ireland Launches Attack on Antigay Bullying
September 13 2013 4:21 PM ET

Ireland Launches Attack on Antigay Bullying

Trudy Ring

A new policy issued by the nation's education minister requires all schools to address and seek to prevent such bullying.

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