REPORT: Bullying, Poverty, Lack of Acceptance Linked to Trans Suicide Rate
January 29 2014 12:08 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 5:39 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 4:10 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 11:29 AM 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 5:28 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 11:40 AM 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 3:21 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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