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Bayview Song Helps Kids Tackle Bullying

Pam Sutton was trying to teach her Grade 3-4 class at Bayview Elementary about the perils of bullying. But she felt the message wasn’t quite getting through. That’s when she came up with the idea of...

Facebook speaks out about Amanda Todd post-mortem bullying

The social media giant tells VO readers how to prevent other acts of bullying.

Why isn't anyone talking about the misogyny involved in Amanda Todd's life and death?

With the death of 15-year-old Amanda Todd, BC schools have some reckoning on their hands. Will they take the opportunity to look at the systemic causes of Todd’s experience of harassment and violence...

Gay teenagers and suicide: does it get better?

Gay youth are four times as likely as their straight counterparts to commit suicide. How can society reverse this horrible statistic?

Gay teen filmmaker Eric James Borges commits suicide one month after making 'It Gets Better' video

Despite encouraging other youth not to give up, a young filmmaker succumbs to suicide after a lifetime of rejection and bullying.

Eric James Borges, gay teen filmmaker, takes his life one month after making 'It Gets Better' video

"My name was not Eric, but 'Faggot...I was stalked, spit on, ostracized, and physically assaulted,'" said 19-year-old filmmaker Eric James Borges, speaking for an "It Gets Better" video to support...