Tag Archives: Safe Schools

White House Bullying Conference Urges Action

Shannon Cuttle shares her experience at the White House’s conference on bullying, pointing out there is still a lot of work to be done.

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“Born This Way” Makes It Better… But For Whom?

While many in the LGBT community celebrate the release of Lady Gaga’s new anti-bullying anthem, Shannon Cuttle has reservations.

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100th Day of School: A Student’s Perspective on Bullying

A student from the Catholic University of America shares his experience being bullied for his sexual orientation.

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Left Behind in 2010

Shannon Cuttle reminds us that despite the progress of 2010, it was still a very tough year for our nation’s youth, who continue to need support as we work towards truly safe schools.

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Bullying-Induced Suicide in My Backyard

Another bullied teenager commits suicide, and this one hits close to home—literally. And you know what? I’m tired of waiting for it to get better. Here’s my impassioned response to the loss of Brandon Bitner.

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Bully-Free Zones: Not on NARTH’s Agenda

Shannon Cuttle reminds us that NARTH has used its phony organizations to reinforce anti-gay fallacies—and thus bullying—in our schools.

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Walking The Talk of “Safe Schools”

Shannon Cuttle urges us to see through the lip service and vote for candidates who are going to hold our schools accountable for creating safe learning environments for our LGBT youth.

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When? When Does It Get Better, Mr. President?

I’ll give credit where credit is due. President Obama’s It Gets Better video is well done and has an important message for young people. To know the President has your back? That’s got to be a good feeling for a young person. Now if only he practiced what he preached. It reminds me of the […]

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Spirit Day Beyond Purple

Shannon Cuttle reminds us that wearing the color purple today isn’t enough; we truly have to step up and represent the spirit of the community

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President Obama Can’t Talk About Gay or Trans Folks With Conviction, And Other Bluffs

At an MTV Town Hall this afternoon, President Obama answered several questions about the LGBT community, Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, and bullying/cyber-bullying. It was full of spin and a complete lack of conviction about the LGBT community. Not only was it as if he just learned what sexual orientation is last week, it was also […]

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