The swirl of attention for Keaton Jones’s story has shifted attention from bigger issues: Why is bullying still happening and what can be done? Prevention programs at schools often don’t work, but research says an individual approach can.
The death of a girl who died by what her parents are calling “bullycide” is raising questions about whether suicide can be attributed to bullying.
Actress Winona Ryder says she was bullied in junior high school for the way she dressed and wore her hair. But eventually the tables were turned.
An upsetting video of a teen with special needs getting shoved and slapped at school by a fellow student is igniting anger across the internet.
"She said that some boys were hitting her butt on the playground, and when she told them to stop, they called her chubby and laughed at her."
Shannon's mom asked for people's help to give Shannon the prom that she deserved. Hundreds came forward to offer their support.
Deaf and autistic, Rae Pitt spends his days dressed as his idol Superman waving to passersby and cars at a busy intersection in Lake County, Fla.
Niki Hughes skipped her high school graduation to go to the beach — and doesn’t regret a thing. A teen who skipped her high school graduation to hit the beach is being both celebrated and condemned for her decision. On May 28, Niki Hughes, an 18-year-old aspiring biomedical engineer in Loganville, Ga., tweeted, “I was supposed to go to my high school graduation today, but life took me here instead … no more negativity in my life,” along with two photos of herself lying in the sun.
It's a "Cinderella" story for a Chicago teen who was struggling to pay her way to three big year-end events: a luncheon, graduation, prom.
Rebekah Loudermilk was recently body-shamed for wearing a crop top. Rebekah Loudermilk of Wichita, Kan., was hanging out with a friend at a local town festival, Wichita Riverfest, when she encountered a bully who made fun of her for wearing a crop top. “I was walking with a friend while wearing a crop top, and a girl who was with her friend made it very clear that she wasn’t pleased with what I was wearing due to my weight,” Loudermilk told Yahoo Style.
Tayja Jones-Banks, a high school student who was bullied for her prom look in 2016, recently shared photos of her 2017 prom look
Sarah Orrick, an 11-year-old girl in Newcastle, Okla., decided to cut her hair after her little sister Jorgia, 9, came home from school one day feeling upset because the boys in her class were making fun of her for cutting her waist-length hair into a shorter ’do.
Kheris Rogers is only 10, but she's already launching a fashion line — and inspiring others in the process.
Fashion blogger and designer Chiara Nasti printed the hateful comments she received on social media onto toilet paper. When life gives you lemons, make toilet paper. The 19-year-old Italian fashion blogger, stylist, and designer was sick of reading negative comments on her social media accounts, so she put them where they belong: in the toilet.
Bullying is a heartbreakingly persistent problem in the U.S. — one that the current FLOTUS, Melania Trump, has pledged to battle on the cyberfront. According to WOWT News, Raeann Dabney, 10, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, was held down and drawn on with a permanent marker by two of her fellow Titan Hill Intermediate School students. Dabney says she was riding the school bus when the girls asked if they could write on her face and she said no. But the two allegedly proceeded anyway, writing “loser” across Dabney’s forehead, and scribbled other things on her face.
Tim Hadley, principal of Pekin Community High School, noticed a student, Jackson, was getting taunted for shaving his head. The 11-year-old had chopped off his blonde, shaggy locks in honour of his grandfather who was battling Mantle cell lymphoma. Teacher Paula Pollock filmed the incident and posted the video on Facebook where it’s since gone viral, attracting over 100,000 views and 530 reactions.
A teen in Albuquerque, New Mexico, who claims to have been the victim of a sexual assault at the hands of her cheerleading peers, has now filed a lawsuit against her high school. She says authorities, who were supposed to protect her, chose repeatedly to invalidate her experience and the humiliation she experienced in its aftermath. The girl, who is known only as B.P., was on a trip to Phoenix to attend cheerleading camp when members of her squad ganged up on her while she was showering and proceeded to take nude pictures and video of her against her will.
Talles de Oliveira Faria makes a bold, empowered statement at his graduation ceremony from Brazil’s Aeronautic Technology Institute of the Air Force recently.
Like any parent, Sonia Buckley wants the best for her son, Billy. Hoping to raise awareness of children with “non-visual” disabilities, Buckley’s posted a video online pleading with the school and parents to give her son a second chance. In the six minute video, Buckley reads a letter that she wrote to the school, which she claims they refused to read or publish.
One mom may have taken things a little too far after learning that her daughter had been bullying girl at her school who was bald because she has cancer. With more than 13 million views, the video of a mom shaving her daughter’s head has been making the rounds on Facebook — many parents chiming in to give their opinions on whether this mom’s actions were fair or way too harsh.