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Here in India, not much data is available on bullying in educational institutions let alone on bullying of queer children and young adults. But we do know that it happens.
In many ways, Noblemen is a tale of revenge and retribution, but, as Confucius once said, ‘Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.’
The following are a few movies made in India and abroad to aid children and young adults on that journey of self-acceptance, coming out and feeling at ease with their identity.
Having been bullied in school, I really wished I knew I wasn't alone, or that speaking to other people would not make me come across as weak.
I spent a large part of my school days avoiding his eyes, at the same time very conscious of where they landed.
LGBT youth are thrice as likely to be bullied as non-LGBT youth. 42 per cent of LGBT youth have experienced cyber bullying.
Forget homosexuality for a moment, prejudice needs to be eradicated regardless of who it is targeted at.
Vyjayanti Vasanta Mogli, a transwoman LGBT activist and public policy scholar at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad, who has openly spoken about her abuse at school, says that lesbian women and transmen in rural areas end up at the bottom of the hierarchy when it comes to basic human rights within the unit of family and village.
This film is not about taking revenge and the good guy winning over bad one. It’s about fighting back in a responsible manner.
My stories of bullying are different than others you may have heard.
CraYon Impact in tandem with Pra-Kar and The Red Door Presents, 'Bully Proof' - Screening, Dialogue and Spoken Word
To sum up the Bullying campaign on Gaysi, we are presenting a list of some of the best personalities under 30 who have outshone despite the differences, and challenges.
School and College time is the time for major crushes, identity evaluation and all that goes with it. One needs to be assured of the best support in campus, as much as at home.
I keep on saying this and I'll say it again, I wasn't like other boys in my family.
I was a boy soprano in the church choir and a bit on the plumper side of life and had a shrill voice.
Use this list to check that you aren't a bully, and send it to your friends, too. Let's pledge to end all forms of bullying!
Listen to this podcast where Gaysi invited four students from Ruia College to talk about their experience of bullying.
These photos might give you a fresh perspective on Bullying in Colleges and the CHOICE of WORDS used.
It started with mocking and making fun of and in no time people started getting physical.