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2014-01-22 11:36:08

Canadian schools with explicit anti-homophobia interventions such as gay-straight alliances (GSAs) may reduce the odds of suicidal thoughts and attempts among both sexual minority and straight students, according to a new study by University of British Columbia researchers. Gay-straight alliances are student-led clubs that aim to make the school community a safer place for all students regardless of their sexual orientation. Their members include lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer...

2014-01-21 23:28:57

Overly protective, “helicopter” parents often have the best intentions, but their behavior can lead to unhealthy dependencies in both parents and children. San Diego family psychologist Dr. Joanne Wendt is offering tips to help parents overcome their controlling tendencies to ensure that kids can become independent and self-sufficient adults. San Diego, California (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Dr. Joanne J. Wendt is a licensed clinical psychologize specializing in marriage and family...

2014-01-19 23:02:26

In response to an article published by CBS Local, one of Long Island’s top online marketing companies, fishbat, applauds a group of middle schoolers in California that started an “anti-bullying” campaign on Facebook. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 fishbat, one of Long Island’s top online marketing companies, responds to an article published by CBS Local on January 14, which details how a group of middle schoolers started a viral “anti-bullying” campaign on Facebook....

2014-01-18 23:02:34

In response to an article published by Legal Insurrection, Long Island advertising agency, fishbat, discusses New Jersey’s new bill to teach appropriate social media behavior to middle school students. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 fishbat, a leading Long Island advertising agency, reveals how New Jersey plans to teach proper social media behavior with a new law and how it could curb cyber-bullying. According to a January 10th Legal Insurrection article titled “NJ bill mandates...

2014-01-17 23:22:45

Simply G Media Network today announced the release of a recent interview on January 12th with WWF and WCW Superstar Marc Mero with host Neil Haley, the Total Tutor. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Neil Haley, The Total Tutor host of the Total Education Celebrity Show, interviewed Marc Mero find out about his anti bullying campaign, and why he decided to talk on this venture. Former WCW and WWE Wrestling Champion Retired professional wrestler Marc Mero achieved fame as a WCW and...

Anti-bullying Efforts May Boost Physical Fitness
2014-01-17 08:16:04

Brigham Young University A new study found that children who were bullied during P.E. class or other physical activities were less likely to participate in physical activity one year later. Overweight or obese children who experienced teasing during physical activity had a lower perceived health-related quality of life (referring to physical, social, academic and emotional functioning) one year later. Even children with a healthy weight who were bullied during physical activity tended...

2014-01-10 12:22:14

Official Tour Bus Unveiled on December 17th ALLEN PARK, Mich., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Atlas Oil Company has teamed up with the Autism Alliance of Michigan and former Michigan State basketball player Anthony Ianni for the 2013-2014 Relentless Tour: Ianni Project to raise anti-bullying awareness across the state. On Dec. 17(th), Ianni traveled to Allen Park Middle School to share his story with students and encouraged them to become a part of the initiative....

2014-01-09 23:25:40

Following a successful pilot, by Text2Them, Inc., that allowed school administrators to intervene in bullying, suicide and other unsafe activities in schools, Queen Anne’s County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved expanding the “Text 2 Stop it!”™ Program in county schools. Centreville, MD (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Following a successful pilot that allowed school administrators to intervene in bullying, suicide and other unsafe activities in schools, on December 17, 2013...

2014-01-09 16:23:46

McCann's 'Truth About Privacy' Study Also Finds Concerns About Bullying Are Shifting Social Media Behavior Among Youth LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. consumer attitudes and behavior related both to data sharing and social media oversharing have shifted significantly just within the last two years, according to a newly released "Truth About Privacy" study conducted by McCann Worldgroup. This "pendulum swing" is occurring across the board generationally, but is most pronounced...

2013-12-30 08:28:46

BEIJING, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The suicide of 18 year old An Qi sparks debate throughout China about the phenomenon of Cyber Bullying and Cyber Hunting. To tackle the issues of real and virtual bullying, CCTV's Tian Wei sits down with long-time "China-hand" and legal expert Edward Lehman, of LEHMAN, LEE & XU and Professor Shi Anbin of Tsinghua University on December 20(th), 2013. Edward Lehman and Professor Shi Anbin were asked to comment on the difference between Cyber Bullying...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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