Posts in 'Bullying' Category
The L Project charity single and video has been released – with ALL proceeds and royalties going straight to their chosen charities Diversity Role Models and Stonewall who help prevent LGBT bullying in schools. The song aims to help raise awareness and money for charities which work to prevent LGBT bullying among young people. The [...]
Happy 60th Birthday Peter Tatchell. To some, Peter Tatchell is the People’s Protester, to other’s he is an annoyance, for this author he is a hero. Citing his constant campaigns for human rights, highlighting environmental issues with his role as the Green Party’s Parliamentary candidate for Oxford East, and for being the one man brave [...]
Zhoosh has been keeping a close eye on the L-Project since it’s birth last summer. The project, created by Georgey Payne from UK lesbian band Greymatter and Sofia Antonia Milone (GeEkgiRL) is based around a single to raise awareness and money for charities that work to combat homophobic bullying against young people.
The L Project is gathering growing support from both gay and straight communities across the UK and beyond. “The enthusiasm is amazing!” says Georgey Payne,”we’re finding that most people know of, or have been affected by this issue, and just want to join in and help in whatever way they can
Scrolling down the comments below the video in YouTube, I was shocked at what had been written: “fake” and just simply “homo.” Well, yes, he is homosexual. Your point exactly? Someone even criticised the spelling in the video. How or why is that relevant? Another smugly remarked: “What a waste of paper.” As exceptionally funny as that is (please note my sarcasm here) it is also a ridiculous insult to a very simple yet clever video.
When I wrote about Jamie Rodemeyer taking his own life after years of being bullied at school for being bisexual, in the back of my head I really believed that the children who had targeted him would wake up to their words of hate and realise that they had been the cause of a 14 [...]
For as many people who go out of their way to say something nice, there are a few bad apples who think it quite acceptable to spout words of hate believing their actions have little or no consequence to their victims; this is never the case. Last week it was reported that fourteen year old [...]
1 in 5 LGBTU bullied at work