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Parents sue students for bullying, sextortion

The FBI says sextortion – blackmailing others to send explicit photos of themselves – is on the rise.

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Lasting Legacy of Childhood Bullying: Psychiatric Problems In Adulthood - Time (article link)

Bullying is not just a part of childhood, or some sort of a harmless activity between peers. This is actually something that has very detrimental, and very long lasting effects,” says study author William Copeland of Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.

Read more: Lasting Legacy of Childhood Bullying: Psychiatric Problems In Adulthood - Time (article link)

"The Bully Effect," premiering on CNN on February 28 at 10 p.m. ET. - CNN (article link)

An extraordinary documentary called "Bully" captured a behavior adults hear about, but rarely see: the way some kids pressure and relentlessly harass their peers.

Read more: "The Bully Effect," premiering on CNN on February 28 at 10 p.m. ET. - CNN (article link)

Bullying over food allergies - CNN (article link)

Nearly half of kids with food allergies say they've been bullied, and a third report that the bullying was food-related. In the most concerning cases, the kids said they were taunted by other kids who stuffed allergens into their mouth or threw food at them.

"These were acts that could actually be life-threatening," says Dr. Eyal Shemesh,

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Why Gene Simmons doesn't drink - CNN (video)

KISS co-founder and "Family Jewels" star Gene Simmons talks about why he's never done drugs and how he can't sing.

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Presidential candidates should address childhood obesity and bullying, poll says - EurekaAlert (article link)

Adults agree on top children's health issues regardless of political party affiliation.

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Ohio's Chardon High School Shooting About Bullying? - (Poll)

"He chose his victims at random. This is not about bullying." - Prosecutor David Joyce

"He was aiming right at them as he was two feet away ... He wasn't shooting around the cafeteria at all. He was directly aiming at the four of them," - Student

POLL, Is the Ohio's Chardon High School shooting about bullying or not about bullying and random? Take the POLL on the bullying page.

Ethnic Background and Stereo Types - CNN iReport (article comment)

A comment about ethnic background and stereo types that can mislead conclusions, in this case a mass shooting.

In Marc Lepine of Montreal Polytechnique, the ethnic back ground is french, Lepine, and an Arabic father.

What psychiatrist Marie-France Hirigoyen described as the intent of many abusers:  "Often, emotional abuse builds over a long period of time until it becomes so unbearable that victims lash out in frustration and anger, only to appear unstable and aggressive themselves. This, according to Hirigoyen, is the intent of many abusers: to systematically "destabilize" and confuse their victims (with irrational, threatening behavior that preys on the victim's fears and self-doubts), to isolate and control them and ultimately to destroy their identity.", which could also include systematic isolation and elimination of a person's means of subsistence to isolate and control them and ultimately destroy them, homelessness.

If Marc Lepine was a victim of bullying and repetitive humiliation or what Marie-France Hirigoyen describes as the intent of abusers, was his ethnic background used to hide the cause or did it influence the direction of his hate and creating a justification for it?

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Bullying and repetitive humiliation are linked to mass and rage shootings. - (news flash)

Rejection registers as pain in the brain, it hurts, and repetitive humiliation can be linked to rejection, pain, pain that creates hate.

Repetitive humiliation creates hate, hate or hating people back needs to be justified psychologically and I believe that hating people back by victims of bullying and repetitive humiliation is not only justified by these, they create more justification for the hate and hating back the tormentors.

Marc Lepine of Montreal Polytechnique, a victim of bullying and repetitive humiliation? - CNN iReport (article link)

Repetitive humiliation creates hate, hate or hating people back needs to be justified psychologically and I believe that hating people back by victims of bullying and repetitive humiliation is not only justified by these, they create more justification for the hate and hating back the tormentors.

In Seung-Hui Cho of Virginia Tech it seems to have been hating rich kids and the Christian religion. -- In Marc Lepine of Montreal Polytechnique, was it hating women and feminists?

Read more: Marc Lepine of Montreal Polytechnique, a victim of bullying and repetitive humiliation? - CNN...

Seung-Hui Cho of Virginia Tech, a victim of bullying and repetitive humiliation? - CNN iReport (article link)

Seung-Hui Cho of Virginia Tech, a victim of bullying and repetitive humiliation similar to Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold involved in the Columbine massacre?

see the BULLYING, SUICIDE FACTORS, and RAGE SHOOTING FACTORS page.

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Quebec teen suicide victim laid to rest - CBC News (article link)

Marjorie Raymond, 15, hanged herself in her family's garage on Monday.

In a suicide note, Raymond said she couldn't endure the taunting and teasing from certain classmates in the Gaspé town of Saint-Anne-des-Monts.

Read more: Quebec teen suicide victim laid to rest - CBC News (article link)

Ohio Special-needs Student Wore Wire to Tape Aide's Caustic Comments - ABC News (article link)

"the aide -- is heard telling the 14-year-old girl that she is "dumb" and "a liar" and saying, "No wonder you don't have any friends.""

Read more: Ohio Special-needs Student Wore Wire to Tape Aide's Caustic Comments - ABC News (article link)

Roommate charged in Rutgers suicide - CNN (video)

The roommate of a Rutgers student who killed himself after his sexual encounter was broadcast online is indicted.

Read more: Roommate charged in Rutgers suicide - CNN (video)

Family largely ignored in Canada's response to youth homelessness - EurekAlert! (article link)

TORONTO, April 13, 2011 – The role of family in ending youth homelessness is largely ignored in Canada, according to a report released today by York University, though there is evidence that family reconnection works in Australia and the United Kingdom and in one exceptional program in Toronto.

Some 65,000 young people are homeless or at risk of homelessness across Canada. In Toronto, approximately 1,700 youth are on the streets on any given night, about half of them in emergency shelters.

Read more: Family largely ignored in Canada's response to youth homelessness - EurekAlert! (article link)

Creative, online learning tool helps students tackle real-world problems - EurekAlert! (article link)

AMES, Iowa – Solving problems for clients in any field usually requires gathering information and creative thinking that leads to practical and inventive solutions.

A new computer interface developed at Iowa State University is helping students use what they've learned in the horticulture classroom and apply it to problems they'll face when they are on the job site.

Read more: Creative, online learning tool helps students tackle real-world problems - EurekAlert! (article...

Things you should know about Kids Help Phone: www.kidshelpphone.ca - (newsflash)

1. We're Canada's only toll-free, 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counselling, referral and Internet service for children and youth. Every day, professional counsellors provide immediate, caring support to young people in urban and rural communities across the country.

Learn more about Kids Help Phone by clicking on the following link:

http://www.kidshelpphone.ca

"It Gets Better" (Broadway sings for the Trevor Project) - YouTube (video)

Broadway stars rock out in a celebration of life, in the wake of LGBT suicides across the nation. Please SHARE this original song and video to help send a message of hope and support.
Available at iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/it-gets-better/id399307342
All download proceeds benefit The Trevor Project. www.thetrevorproject.org (c) 2010 Jay Kuo & Blair Shepard. Inquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Read more: "It Gets Better" (Broadway sings for the Trevor Project) - YouTube (video)

Secretary Clinton: "Tomorrow Will Be Better" - YouTube (video)

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers a message to the LGBT community that "Tomorrow Will Be Better," at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., October 19, 2010. [Go to http://www.state.gov/video for more video and text transcript.]

Read more: Secretary Clinton: "Tomorrow Will Be Better" - YouTube (video)

Mom takes bullying fears to Obama - CNN (video)

One mom is taking a stand against bullying by taking the issue to the president.

Read more: Mom takes bullying fears to Obama - CNN (video)