Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Being Bullied, Or Being the Bully?

NBC Connecticut, May 13, 2014

"While many adults talk to kids about how to handle bullies, many don't acknowledge which kids have characteristics of potential bullies.

Justin is an 18-year-old high school senior and knows firsthand the damage kids face against bullies. He has triumphed from his past, but his unmistakably shaggy hair and bright red lipstick suggest he’s struggled getting to this point.

'I’ve always been targeted, because I’m different,' Justin said.

Justin represents less than five percent of the U.S. population in the LGBT community. However, his story resonates with many kids who also feel different and have felt victimized by peers in and out of the classroom." Read more

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