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Bullying Support

Ohio Anti-bullying laws/resources

http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Other-Resources/School-Safety/Safe-and-Supportive-Learning/Anti-Harassment-Intimidation-and-Bullying-Resource

Alliance School Milwaukee: http://www5.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/school/alliance/

Anti-bullying tips from Sydney Australia: http://newsroom.opencolleges.edu.au/teacher-resources/bullying-resources

Anti bullying education: http://www.educationworld.com/a_special/bully.shtml

Bullying Statistics: http://www.bullyingstatistics.org/content/gay-bullying-statistics.html

LGBT suicide prevention resource center: http://www.suicide.org/gay-and-lesbian-suicide.html

Free suicide prevention program for schools: http://www.suicide.org/suicide-prevention-program-for-schools.html

Identifying bullies and bullying prevention in schools:

http://onlinedegreesineducation.org/2012/how-great-teachers-can-identify-and-prevent-bullying-in-schools/

Resource Nation anti-bullying info:  http://www.qualityansweringservice.com/resources/call-stop-bullying

Great scholarly article freely available on-line: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10964-008-9389-1

Homophobic Bullying Update: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/2097/15285/FoyRF2012.pdf?sequence=1

Bullying video PBS television: http://www.pbs.org/thisemotionallife/topic/bullying

GLSEN’s anti-bullying tips for schools, teachers, parents, and students: http://www.glsen.org/cgi-bin/iowa/all/antibullying/index.html

Government Anti-Bullying Initiative: http://www.stopbullying.gov/blog/?p=384

Growing up LGBT in America HRC’s groundbreaking youth survey http://www.hrc.org/youth#.UD6GYUL3C9Y

Anti-bullying Tips  http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20120707/ISLAND09/707079999

Cleveland State University professor talks about bullying http://stateimpact.npr.org/ohio/2012/06/13/the-making-of-a-bully/

Suicide Risk and Prevention in LGBT Youth http://www.sprc.org/sites/sprc.org/files/library/SPRC_LGBT_Youth.pdf

New York University Athletes ‘It Gets Better’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MriTHFvYZVc&hd=1

Dateline – My Kid Would Never Do That http://insidedateline.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/02/28/6155462-march-6-2011-my-kid-would-never-bully?lite

New Duke University study shows bullying changes chromosomes   http://www.moffittcaspi.com/WhatsNew/FACTSHEET_Shalev_MP_2012.pdf

Presiednt Obama endorses anti-bullying legislation http://instinctmagazine.com/blogs/blog/breaking-president-obama-endorses-anti-bullying-legislation?directory=100011

Trailer from the movie Bully  http://www.5min.com/Video/Bully—-Trailer-No-1-517276439 

Bullying statistics http://www.bullyingstatistics.org/content/bullying-statistics-2010.html 

Bullying link http://www.escambia.k12.fl.us/SchoolViolenceReporting/PDF/HelpfulWebsites.pdf 

Harassment based on actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression http://www.casafeschools.org/CSSC_Research_Brief_2.pdf   

Anti bullying tips http://www.childrenssafetynetwork.org/sites/childrenssafetynetwork.org/files/BullyingPreventionResources.pdf

Think before you speak – owning your language http://www.ThinkB4YouSpeak.com/

GLSEN anti-bullying resources http://www.glsen.org/cgi-bin/iowa/all/antibullying/index.html

Rates of bullying amongst high school and elementary school students – 2009 http://www.glsen.org/cgi-bin/iowa/all/library/record/2624.html?state=research&type=researc 

Challenging conversations about teen suicide prevention http://www.needhamma.gov/index.aspx?NID=2446 

Bullying/gay youth http://www.nmha.org/index.cfm?objectid=CA866DCF-1372-4D20-C8EB26EEB30B9982

A parent’s loss http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1LG9NymhTE&feature=related 

Talking Identity

Resources from GLAAD: http://www.glaad.org/publications

Support for parents of LGBT children/youth http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/parents/173-parents

Cysgender Privilege: http://everydayfeminism.com/2012/09/30-examples-of-cisgender-privilege/

Identity development in gay youth: http://www.cedu.niu.edu/~shumow/iit/LGB%20Identity%20Development.pdf

List of gay themed adolescent literature List of Top 100 LBGTQ Teen Novels

Being Gay is OK resource site: http://www.bgiok.org.uk

Definition of gender, sex, and sexual orientation http://ego.thechicagoschool.edu/s/843/index.aspx?sid=843&gid=3&pgid=705 

Definition of terms (APA) http://www.apa.org/pi/lgbt/resources/sexuality-definitions.pdf 

Gender spectrum http://www.genderspectrum.org/images/stories/Resources/Family/A_Word_About_Words.pdf     

Defining gender fluidity http://sexualfluidityproject.tumblr.com/Terminology   

Talking about about Shame http://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_listening_to_shame.html  

Having challenging conversations http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S04fNfti1ec&feature=related    

LGBT identity development http://lbgtrc.msu.edu/docs/bilodeaurenn.pdf   

Supporting  LGBT children http://nccc.georgetown.edu/documents/LGBT_Brief.pdf   

LGBT athletes and allies http://youcanplayproject.org/ 

Compassion and the Church http://btgproject.blogspot.com/2012/03/how-to-talk-to-your-kids-about.html

Support Organization for people who have an LGBT parent http://www.colage.org/ 

APA’s educational document on understanding transgender diversity http://www.apa.org/topics/sexuality/transgender.pdf  

The gender puzzle http://www.iwtc.org/ideas/15_definitions.pdf 

LGBT affirming religious organizations and denominations – retrieved from APA website http://www.apa.org/pi/lgbt/resources/guidelines.aspx?item=11 

School and Leadership

A guide to creating equitable and supportive schools: http://www.yrdsb.edu.on.ca/pdfs/w/innovation/quest/journals/QuestJournal_GailBelisario.pdf

TedTalk: http://www.ted.com/talks/ernesto_sirolli_want_to_help_someone_shut_up_and_listen.html

The Dalai Lama and Dr. Richard Davidson speak about community compassion http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r50J36kv7IQ&feature=player_embedded#!

Leading from Within by Palmer Parker http://www.couragerenewal.org/parker/writings/leading-from-within

Becoming a school champion http://www.stonewall.org.uk/at_school/school_champions/default.asp 

Teaching LGBT issues  http://www.diversityweb.org/DiversityDemocracy/vol15no1/hackman.cfm

Making schools safe for minority children http://www.nasponline.org/resources/principals/nassp_glbqt.aspx 

Perceived social support of gay students in high school http://www.cruecenter.org/pdf/85.4munoz-plaza.pdf 

Creating safe spaces for all youth http://umaine.edu/publications/4428e/ 

Safe school’s and GLBTQ youth http://www.safeschoolscoalition.org/RG-glbtyouth.html 

Teacher who started GSA’s http://www.edutopia.org/teaching-tolerance-gay-straight-alliance

Youth leadership model http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/JCTE/v19n1/ricketts.html 

Youth empowerment and GSA’s http://www.springerlink.com/content/p704n37814702554/ 

Laws

State anti-bullying laws http://bullypolice.org/  

Student non-discrimination Act 2010 http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-h4530/text 

Ohio law http://stuffqueerpeopleneedtoknow.wordpress.com/2012/01/09/action-alert-ohio-anti-bullyi

Bullying and anti-bullying legislation http://www.schoolsecurity.org/trends/bullying.html

States with Safe Schools Laws http://www.glsen.org/cgi-bin/iowa/all/library/record/2344.html?state=policy&type=policy

Books & Articles

When Biased Language Use is Associated With Bullying and Dominance Behavior: The Moderating Effect of Prejudice, V. Paul Poteat • Craig D. DiGiovanni.  (J Youth Adolescence (2010) 39:1123–1133 DOI 10.1007/s10964-010-9565-y).

Bullying boys: the traumatic effects of bullying in male adolescent learners,  Susan Louise Penning*, Anil Bhagwanjee and Kaymarlin Govender. (Journal of Child and Adolescent Mental Health 2010, 22(2): 131–143 Printed in South Africa).

Families promote emotional and behavioural resilience to bullying: evidence of an environmental effect. Lucy Bowes, Barbara Maughan, Avshalom Caspi, Terrie E. Moffitt, and Louise Arseneault. (Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 51:7 (2010), pp 809–817).

The Effect of an Education Program on Attitudes and Beliefs about Bullying and Bullying Behaviour in Junior Secondary School Students.  Caroline Hunt . ( Child and Adolescent Mental Health Volume 12, No. 1, 2007, pp. 21–26).

Unique and Interactive Effects of Empathy and Social Status on Involvement in Bullying.  Simona C. S. Caravita, Paola Di Blasio. ( Social Development, 18, 1, 2009 p 140-163)

Effects of the Positive Action programme on problem behaviours in elementary school students: A matched-pair randomised control trial in Chicago. Kin-Kit Li, et al.  (Psychology and Health Vol. 26, No. 2, February 2011, 187–204).
STAND BY ME: THE EFFECTS OF PEER AND TEACHER SUPPORT IN MITIGATING THE IMPACT OF BULLYING ON QUALITY OF LIFE .  AUL D. FLASPOHLER, JENNIFER L. ELFSTROM, KARIN L. VANDERZEE, AND HOLLI E. SINK, ZACHARY BIRCHMEIER. (Psychology in the Schools, Vol. 46(7), 2009. Published online in Wiley InterScience).
Do Teachers Bully Students? Findings From a Survey of Students in an Alternative Education Setting. Kathryn S. Whitted, David R. Dupper. (Education and Urban Society Volume 40 Number 3 March 2008 329-341).
Evaluation of the Safe School Ambassadors Program: A Student-led Approach to Reducing Mistreatment and Bullying in Schools. Journal of GLBT Family Studies  Jul-Sep2011, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p398-418, 21p, Chris, White,  Alexander, Raczynsnki, Katherine, Wang, Aijun. (Clearing House) Jul 2011, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p127-133, 7p.

Effects of an Educational Video on the Measurement of Bullying by Self-Report.  Michael W. Baly & Dewey G. Cornell 2011 pages 221-238, – available online: DOI 10.1080/155388220.2011.578275)   

The Effects of Bullyingand Peer Victimization on Sexual-Minority and Heterosexual Youths: A Quantitative Meta-Analysis of the Literature. Fedewa, Alicia, L.   (Journal of GLBT Studies: July-Sep2011, Vol.7, Issue 4 p398 -418, 21 p, 4 charts).                                                                                                    `

An Analysis of Bullying Among Students Within Schools: Estimating the Effects of Individual Normative Beliefs, Self-Esteem, and School Climate. Gendron,B. et al (Journal of School Violence, Apr-June2011 Vol.10 issue 2, p 150-164, 15p, 4 charts, 1 graph).

Bridging generations: Applying “adult” leadership theories to youth leadership development, Carole A. MacNeil. New directions for youth development: Vol 2006, I 109, p 1-127.

The Effects of General and Homophobic Victimization on Adolescents Psychosocial and Educational Concerns: The Importance of Intersecting Identities and Parent Support.  Poteat, et al. the Journal of Counseling Psychology, Oct2011, Vol.58, Issue 4, p 597 – 609.

School bullying by one or more ways: Does it matter and how do students cope? Skrzypiec, et al. School Psychology International, June2011, Vol.32, Issue 3, p 288 – 311.

A prospective longitudinal study of children’s theory of mind and adolescent involvement in bullying. Shakoor, et al. Journal of Child psychology and Psychiatry, March 2012, Vol. 53, Issue 3, p 254 – 261.                         `

Can social support protect bullied adolescents from adverse outcomes? A prospective study on the effects of bullying on the educational achievement and mental health of adolescents at secondary schools in East London, Rothon, et al. Journal of Adolescence, June2011,  Volume 34, Issue 3, p 579 – 588.

Family of Origin Environment and Adolescent Bullying Predict Young Adult Loneliness. Segrin, et al. Journal of Psychology, Jan2010, Vol. 45, Issue 1/2, p119 – 134.

Effects of Homophobic versus Nonhomophobic Victimization on School Commitment and the Moderating Effect of Teacher Attitudes in Brazilian Public Schools, Mandi, et al. Journal of LGBT Youth, Oct-Dec2011, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p 289 – 308.

The right to be out : sexual orientation and gender identity in America’s public schools. Stuart Biegel, University of Minnesota Press, 2010.

Gender identity and sexual orientation : research, policy, and personal perspectives. Ronni L Sanlo, Sn Francisco – Jossey-Bass Publisher, 2005.

The meaning of difference : American constructions of race, sex and gender, social class, sexual orientation, and disability,   Karen Elaine Rosenblum and Toni-Michelle Travis. New York, McGraw -Hill Higher Education, 2008.

The kaleidoscope of gender : prisms, patterns, and possibilities, John Spade and Katherine Valentine. CA: Sage Pin-Forge Press, 2011.

Transgender voices : beyond women and men, Lori B. Girshick. Hanover: University Press of New England, 2008.

Gender, bullying, and harassment : strategies to end sexism and homophobia in schools, Elizabeth J. Meyer. New York: Teacher’s College Press, 2009.

Let’s get real curriculum guide : lessons & activities to address name-calling & bullying, Kim et al. San Francisco CA: Respect for All Project, 2004.

The language of pain : finding words, compassion, and relief, David Biro Editor. New York, W. W. Norton, 2010.

Peer Groups, Social Identity, and Children’s Bullying Behavior, AManda L. Duffy, Drew Nesdale, Social Development, 2009, Vol 18, Issue 1, p  121 – 129.