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Lessons Learned from Abuse of Bus Monitor Karen Klein

June 21, 2012 by

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Karen Klein, an older bus monitor in Greece, New York, is shown in this ten minute video being verbally abused by a group of middle school students. The footage is disturbing and upsetting. In response, a fundraising effort on indiegogo to give Klein a vacation has brought in over $134,000 and the numbers keep going […]

Hollaback! Has an App to Encourage Bystander Intervention in Street Harassment

April 4, 2012 by

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Hollaback’s website asks a provocative question: “What’s worse than being street harassed? Being street harassed while surrounded by a bunch of strangers who could have done something, but didn’t.” Hollaback! describes itself as “a movement dedicated to ending street harassment using mobile technology.” To do this, they use an innovative approach that blends 1 part […]

Lady Gaga Gets it Right on Bullying Language

March 2, 2012 by

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Lady Gaga’s new Born This Way Foundation is working to stop bullying – and the smartest thing she’s doing is avoiding the term “bully” itself. While the media, as well as many of her monsters, are using the word bully left and right, Gaga’s foundation doesn’t use the word. At all. Instead, there are other […]