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Japanese Teenagers Bully ‘Friend’ To Swim In A River Until He Drowns

A 15-year-old boy is believed to be dead after three of his friends bullied and forced him to swim in the Aizuma River in Kariya. The three boys were allegedly mad that their friend tried to pick up a girl at a festival they attended while he already has a girlfriend. READ MORE

Bullied Kids Are More Likely To Be Depressed Years Later

According to a new study in the UK, kids that are bullied in their adolescent years are more likely to be depressed in early adulthood. Many children don’t even tell their parents or teachers about being bullied; the study found that three-quarters of the children don’t. READ MORE

Girl Battles Back From Bullying To Master The Mat

Claire Teitgan, 12-years-old, was almost pushed to the point of no return caused by relentless bullying, until she found her way back with mixed-martial arts. Claire has been the victim of bullying since first grade, but it wasn’t until last year that the effects were taking a toll. READ MORE

Online Troll Urges Game Developer Rachel Bryk To Commit Suicide

Up-and-coming game developer, 23-yearo-old, Rachel Bryk took her own life following months of anonymous cyberbullying. Bryk had to deal with chronic pain and low self-esteem on top of braving trans-phobic harassment for being a transgender woman. READ MORE

Lakeview Receives Award For Anti-Bullying Projects

Lakeview Junior/Senior High School has recently been recognized for their continuous effort to teach their school how to take action against bullying. They’ve be awarded the Youth for Christ’s Make a Difference Award. READ MORE

Michigan Middle School Student Bullied By Classmates, Reportedly Called ‘N—ger’

Bloomfield Hills Middle School student, 13 year-old, Phoenix Williams will not be going back to school after being the victim of not only bullying, but racial harassment. Williams captured the whole ordeal on his cellphone and is coming forward with his story. READ MORE

No Bullying Reports Before Spring Valley HS Stabbing

A recent stabbing at a Spring Valley High School was claimed to be because of bullying. Tom Carton, East Rampao school district’s security director said, “There is no record of bullying. I was never made aware of any bullying problems between these two kids.” READ MORE

Family Says Bullying Has Led To Several Fights

“I’m started to get stressed out behind it because I don’t know when they going to call me and tell me something done happened to my grand-daughter,” says worried grand-father, Landry Thomas. His 16-year-old granddaughter, Damonisha Richard, has been bullied and physically attacked by classmates. READ MORE

Bill Cracking Down On Bullying Approved

Senator Jacob Candelaria sponsored the Carlos Vigil Memorial Act in an effort to “cultivate a statewide culture where bullying is not accepted.” The bill in named after 17-year-old Carlos Vigil who took his own life because of the vicious bullying he endured. READ MORE