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Bullying Towards the LGBT Community

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allison jacks

on 12 March 2013

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Transcript of Bullying Towards the LGBT Community

Bullying Towards
the LGBT Community LGBT: Bullying Adolescence into Emerging Adulthood: * Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender

* An initialism that represents the
majority of sexuality and gender-identity
based community.

* One of the first organizations to openly
help and support homosexuality.
Bully - A person who uses strength or power to harm or intimidate those who are weaker

Homophobia - The fear or discrimination toward homosexuals or toward individuals who display purportedly gender-inappropriate behavior.

Bully + Homophobia = PROBLEM

Effects on LGBT adolescences? Reference: * Not just a problem with children but also in emerging adults

* Cyber bullying

*"Bullicide" - Suicide is 2-4 times higher among
LGBT youth that has been bullied as opposed to heterosexual youth.
-Tyler Clementi Thank You For Listening and Watching!
Hope You Enjoyed :) Does It Get Better? I Have No Privacy Community Outreach For LGBT Youth The Center is located at:
401 S. Maryland Pkwy. Las Vegas, NV 89101
Open Mon-Fri 10am-10pm Sat. 10am-3pm
www.facebook.com/Qvolution Qvolution Youth Programs The Center offers a variety of different youth programs meeting 3 days a week for teens and young adults from ages 13-24. R.U.1.2 Youth Group (Thurs. 6-7pm) L.O.C.A.L. (Tues. 3-4pm) Youth Drop-In Center (Tues, Wed, and Thurs. 4-6pm EVOLVE (Biweekly Thurs. 3-4pm) Legalize Love...On a Lighter Note Take a Stand! Take the Pledge! Media on the Internet In Real Life: Interviews By: Allison Jacks , Allie Amato, Edith Feld, Ashley Newton, and Cedric Tate What does bullying look like? Physical
Hitting,punching, slapping, shoving
Property damage or stealing
Can become extreme, even fatal if taken far enough (Matthew Sheppard) Verbal
Name calling, poking fun at differences, making offensive remarks, taunting Social
Exclusion, alienation, intimidation Indirect
Talking behind people's backs, spreading rumors Because it CAN get better. Take a minute of
your life to help
someone else have
equal rights.... Log onto www.itgetsbetter.org/ and take the pledge for a better future. "Suicide and Bullying Issue Brief." Sprc.org. N.p., Mar. 2011. Web. Monroe, Rev. Irene. "When Will Anti-gay Bullying Cease?" Windy City Times 26.4 (2010) "Glee' & 'Modern Family' Stars Speak Out on Bullying." Perf. Chris Colfer. 'Glee' & 'Modern Family' Stars Speak Out on Bullying. Youtube.com, 5 Oct. 2010. Web. 9 Mar. 2013. "President Obama: It Gets Better." Perf. President Obama. It Gets Better. Youtube.com, 21 Oct. 2010. Web. 9 Mar. 2013. Fagbug - Trailer. Fagbug - Trailer. Youtube.com, 27 Apr. 2010. Web. 9 Mar. 2013. David Robert: It Gets Better. Perf. David Robert. Youtube.com, 29 Sept. 2010. Web. 9 Mar. 2013. Cyber
Use of technology (computer, texting, chat rooms)
Sending messages, video, pictures
Posting negative messages on social networking site (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
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