Cyberbullying

YOU Can Be The Saving Light

We caught up with Gareth Emery and HALIENE post-launch of SAVING LIGHT DtL:  Hi HALIENE, can you tell us a little bit about yourself? HALIENE: I’m HALIENE, pronounced HAY-lee-en (rhymes with alien). I have been singing and writing songs since I was a very little girl. Growing up, my mother would often say I sang

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“I Began Receiving Daily Death Threats and Multiple Abusive Comments”: YouTuber Riyadh Khalaf On His Experiences With Bullying

We interviewed YouTuber Riyadh Khalaf about his experiences with bullying, his new TV series and what it was like coming out to his parents DtL: Hi Riyadh! Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Riyadh: Hey, I’m Riyadh. I’m an Irish guy who moved to London earlier this year to focus on my

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Fernan Balsalubre: Losing a Friend to Suicide

Bullying Can, and Does Have Deathly Consequences. Fernan Balsalubre blogs about losing his friend Kurt Cunningham to suicide after he experienced cyberbullying I always looked at Kurt Cunningham like a human phoenix. Long before I met him, he was a bit of a legend in the small LGBT+ community of San Diego. Besides his work

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YouTube Personality and Actress Lisa Schwartz Blogs About Her Experiences With Cyberbullying

YouTube Personality and Actress Lisa Schwartz blogs about her experiences with cyberbullying Growing up I was lucky enough to not have the Internet. Well, I had dial up, but it wasn’t the same as it is now. I literally couldn’t be cyberbullied, unless it was from a stranger in a chat room. But that never

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Masculinity and Misogyny in the Digital Age

In conjunction with leading social intelligence company BrandWatch, we analysed misogynistic behaviour and ideas of masculinity on Twitter [You can read the full report here] Our Annual Bullying Survey 2016 (a study in which we looked at why young people bully others) revealed that those who identified as being male, or who had grown up

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Tyler Clementi’s Suicide in 2010 Highlighted the Impact and Consequences of Bullying

In 2010, Tyler’s death became a global news story, highlighting the impact & consequences of bullying Tyler was smart, funny and talented, with a big heart and a determined spirit, but internally he was struggling with depression and suicidal tendencies. He ultimately took his own life at just 18 years old. It has been surreal

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