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Tag Archive: bullying

Jun 01 2012

The DJ Grothe quote that sticks in my craw.

At the end of this comment, DJ Grothe said the following about the “rumors” of harassment at skeptical conferences: So much of that feels to me more like rumor and distasteful locker room banter, often pretty mean-spirited, especially when it is from just one or a few women recounting sexual exploits they’ve had with speakers …

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May 30 2012

Onoes, the religious are being bullied by Gay-Straight Alliances in Canada!!

In Ontario, there’s apparently been a bit of a row over school anti-bullying clubs naming themselves Gay-Straight Alliance, or something similar. The row comes mostly from the Catholic schools — naturally — where the proposed clubs are denied on the basis that they have the word “gay” in them, where these Catholic schools consider homosexuality …

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May 29 2012

On the “Talibanesque”-ness of harassment policies

The trollitariat have been out in full force recently about the real progress we’ve made recently in finally putting into place structures that will protect women from unwanted sexual advances at atheist/skeptic conventions. They’re getting some help from prominent skeptics like Russell Blackford, who evidently created the meme of the Talibanesquery of this initiative according …

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Apr 04 2012

Trolling to be illegal worldwide (Updated: bill dead!)

Update: The below is mostly nullified as the bill was sent back to the House with amendments, but died anyway. Thank goodness. Of course, all the other non-trolling-related nonsense mentioned below still stands! Well, if you happen to troll someone in Arizona, anyway. Arizona House Bill 2549 passed both legislative houses last Thursday and is …

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Oct 27 2011

Rick Mercer: Teen Suicide

Given the post I just put up, this one (from two nights ago) is relevant and timely. Three hundred teen suicides because kids don’t realize that it gets better? That’s obscene. Do something about it. MAKE it better, for the kids, now, while they’re most vulnerable.

Oct 27 2011

Rick Mercer: It Gets Better

From 2007. I hadn’t ever seen this rant. Still good four years later.

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