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How to Handle Being Bullied as an Adult

If you associate bullies with playgrounds and elementary school, that means you probably haven’t experienced one as an adult. Unfortunately, some people never outgrow being a jerk and continue this type of harassing behavior well into adulthood. Here are some tips for understanding and dealing with bullies, no matter…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Handle Being Bullied as an Adult

If you associate bullies with playgrounds and elementary school, that means you probably haven’t experienced one as an adult. Unfortunately, some people never outgrow being a jerk and continue this type of harassing behavior well into adulthood. Here are some tips for understanding and dealing with bullies, no matter…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Teach Your Kids How to Respond to Hate Speech Online

The main thing that’s keeping me from allowing my eight-year-old son to join all his friends on popular online multiplayer games isn’t a fear that he’s going to give personal information away to creeps. It’s that I don’t want him exposed to the hate speech that is so prevalent online.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: No, Gillette Wasn’t Talking About You–Unless You’re A Sexual Predator, Mansplainer, Or Bully

Don’t look now but a group of a-holes are busily destroying another retail product they’ve already purchased. You might recall the last time this happened when wizards in red hats were smashing their televisions, televisions they already paid for, in protest against …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Teenage Bullies Want Us to Believe They Have Lots of Sex

Teenage bullies have more sex than non-bullies, according to reports of a new study. With sexually harassing bullies all over the news and in many of our workplaces, it seems both sad and true that people who abuse and manipulate others would have more sex. But this study tells us more about how Canadian teens […]

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Zedd invites bullying victim on an all expenses paid trip to one of his shows

Industry sweetheart Zedd has extended an all inclusive invitation to bullying victim, Keaton Jones. Jones caught the Internet’s attention after his mother uploaded a brief video of Jones tearfully describing the bullying that he has been subjected to at school. Although heart wrenching, Jones’ statement is a courageous step against bullying that many celebrities and public […]

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How to Troll a Troll

There are two conflicting definitions of the phrase internet troll, just as there are two conflicting origin stories. The more refined definition comes from the fishing technique of trolling (dragging a fishhook behind a boat) and is a synonym for trickster. This type of troll knowingly strings others along, often by…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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What Your Employer Should Be Doing to Support Your Mental Health

We spend almost half of our waking hours at work (how’s that for a depressing thought?) so if your workplace is stressful, or if it’s full of bullies and harassers, your mental health can suffer. Today on World Mental Health Day, the World Health Organization wants your employer to know they can and should keep […]

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How to Teach Kids to Stick Up for Their Marginalized Peers

The parents I come across want to raise children who’ll fight injustice. They take their kids to rallies. They start talking about race, gender, sexual orientation and physical ability early and often. They introduce books that explore the fight for equality. And kids do get it—they have a remarkable concern for…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Schools Have Become A Minefield of Racist Bullying Thanks To Trump

Full disclosure: I can be a vitriolic writer. I’m not going to sugarcoat it. Thanks to a potent cocktail of baring witness to insane levels of stupidity coupled with my own laziness, I’m often a profane, sarcastic asshole making futile attempts to hammer home the central truth/ridiculousness of an …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Laura Ingraham Mocks Bullied School Kids In Her Defense of Greg Gianforte

On Wednesday night, Republican House candidate Greg Gianforte assaulted journalist Ben Jacobs of The Guardian in response to being asked about the CBO score for the American Health Care Act. Even more shocking than a white, rich, conservative male resorting to brazen violence when he didn’t …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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