Tag Archives: bullying

Can’t Geeks All Get Along?

(TW for mentions of violence, bullying and suicide) About a year and a half ago, a story broke about a little girl who was teased for having a Star Wars water bottle because Star Wars “is for boys.” The geek … Continue reading

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Okay, Seriously, Why Is One of America’s Most Decent Politicians A Comedian?

We have two good pieces of American legislative news for you. First, the FBI has officially changed their definition of rape (used primarily for statistical purposes) to include male survivors and those who were raped non-forcibly or non-vaginally. Although still … Continue reading

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Football Coach Bullies Own Students

Got any spare faith in humanity lying around? (Warning: Link goes to the Faily Heil, which nevertheless seems to have pretty good coverage.) Pat Lynch, football coach at Buffalo High School, Wyoming, gave his players a “Hurt Feelings Report” to … Continue reading

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Pam’s House Blend on Anti-Gay Bullying

This story from Pam’s House Blend leaves me with a serious case of mood whiplash. 2009: A Massachusetts boy, Carl Walker-Hoover, hung himself earlier this week after enduring bullying at school, including daily taunts of being gay, despite his mother’s weekly pleas to … Continue reading

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Interesting post on bullying and masculinity

In reeling drunkenly from one blog to another, I stumbled across this charming post over at Post-Modern Enlightenment, in which the author takes down a pro-bullying article by a right-winger. Yes, people write pro-bullying articles. Yeah, I don’t fucking know … Continue reading

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