UK Bullying

Revenge Porn's New Low

Mia Doring | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Tech
Mia Doring

Revenge porn is so last year though. This year in new ways to demean and humiliate women and how to top the charts in low living creepdom, it's all about "C*m Tributes". And it is highly disturbing.

Mum Writes Powerful Open Letter To Son's Bullies

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Parents

A mother has written a powerful open letter after learning her son was being bullied at school. MaryAnn Parisi, from Connecticut, America, said she...

A Teen Whose Name Is 'Isis' Recorded A Video About What It's Like To Be Bullied In The Hope Of Helping Others

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education

An American teenage girl called Isis has recorded a video about being bullied over of her name in the hope she can help others in the same situation. ...

Moving On

Julian Vigo | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK
Julian Vigo

A nomadic childhood allowed me to witness the various ways in which people bond, communicate, disagree, conceive of the social, and form friendships while also lending me a certain objective distance, a detachment of sorts, from the very lives I observed.

Kylie Jenner Shares Heartbreaking Story Of Male Rape Survivor

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Kylie Jenner has shared a heartbreaking story of a young man who was physically, sexually and emotionally abused by his partner. Matteo Bologna, wh...

Why You Must Fight Tyson Fury, the 18 Stone Weakling

Richard Fry | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Sport
Richard Fry

I believe in free speech and uphold Fury's right to say what he wants. I am less supportive of a public-funded body who choose to reinforce hate-filled views via an awards nomination but I am glad I have a right to respond.

Bash, Berate, Bully - 'Below the Belt' Politics

Grace Thompson | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK Politics
Grace Thompson

The past few weeks haven't been the proudest in the history of UK politics, for many reasons. One aspect of political culture, in particular, has stuc...

The Tory Party Is Interviewing Its Own Chairman Over Tragic Bullying Allegations

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 29.11.2015 | UK Politics

The Tories have confirmed party chairman Lord Feldman is being interviewed as a witness as part of an inquiry into the handling of bullying and blackm...

How to Talk to Kids About Terrorist Attacks

Melissa Hood | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Parents
Melissa Hood

What has happened in Paris and in Beirut recently is a very shocking and terrible thing and how you talk to your children about it will vary a lot depending on the age of your children and their temperament and your own values. While everyone will be appalled by what has happened there may be different aspects of it that you would want to highlight to your children.

How to Beat the Bullies

Professor Ewan Gillon | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Professor Ewan Gillon

The most important thing is to stay healthy as this will mean you're firing on all cylinders physically, emotionally and psychologically when facing the bully. Bullies crave an emotional response so do your best to remain calm and rational, no matter how upset you may be feeling inside.

Stand Up Against Bullying

Kate Elliott | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Kate Elliott

I hope that by sharing my story and helping prompt the start of a conversation about bullying, other people may feel empowered to share their own story or make an effort to not turn a blind eye to bullying. One of the greatest maintaining factors of silence, making others aware of what's going on and seeking support can enable individuals to get through being bullied.

Shine Your Light On Them #NoBystanders

Radu Asandei | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Radu Asandei

We've seen in the news, homophobes throwing people off of buildings simply for being perceived as gay! All because we dare to love another human being.  How can that be anything but evil?

Cyberbullying: A Parent's Guide to Prevention

Vicki Marinker | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Tech
Vicki Marinker

This week is Anti-Bullying Week so I've been hunting around on the internet (safely obvs) to find the best advice about how to prevent, and deal with bullying - particularly cyberbullying.

Heartbreaking Anti-Bullying Video Captures Chilling Fear Many Children Face Alone

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK Parents

The fear experienced by victims of bullying has been captured in a heartbreaking video called I Am Holly. The clip was made by students and teacher...

Are the Kids Really Going Mad?

Dave Clements | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK Politics
Dave Clements

"That's mad!" I thought as I read Future in Mind, a report published by the Children and Young People's Mental Health and Wellbeing Taskforce. Set up ...

There Are 'Serious Mental Health Consequences' For Young People Who Are Bullied At School

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

There are "serious mental health consequences" for young people who are bullied at school, a charity is warning, as it emerged almost two thirds of pu...

Internet Trolls and Uncivil Disagreement

Julian Vigo | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Tech
Julian Vigo

Having a different point of view in the bygone days of coffee shop rendez-vous while sustaining vigorous debate used to be a good thing. Today having a different point of view means that the unusual individual is a bigot, a foe, a murderer, and a general traitor to the "established" group think on any number of subjects. Take your pick.

'I Want To Be The New Normal': Teen Bullied For Being Born Without Anus Gives Incredible Speech To Her School

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A teenager who has been bullied for most of her life after being born without an anus or rectum delivered an incredible speech to her school saying sh...

Young Gay People Are Twice As Likely To Be Bullied As Their Straight Peers

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Teenagers aged 14 to 16 who are lesbian, gay or bisexual are twice as likely to be physically bullied and socially excluded than their straight peers ...

Let's Talk About Self-Esteem

Fran Hayden | Posted 30.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Fran Hayden

Someone that I grew up with recently unearthed a photo of me at 11 years old as she was packing to move, and when she shared it with me, my heart stopped. It stopped because I remembered. I remember how it felt to be the fat friend.

Autism: Bullying and Loneliness

Bob Morgan | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Parents
Bob Morgan

He has no friends. He thought he had at least one friend at school - until a couple of months ago. This one supposed friend turned on him along with several others and pushed him around and kicked him.

An Open Letter to My Bullies

Fran Hayden | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Fran Hayden

I refuse to be bullied ever again, I refuse to be put down or told that I'm not good enough. I refuse to be told that I'm unloveable, because I know, no matter what, that I will always without question, love myself.

We Often Forget Online Abuse Has Real World Repercussions

Lizzie Roberts | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Lizzie Roberts

We can all learn a lesson from Mean Girls here: "Calling somebody else fat won't make you any skinnier. Calling someone stupid doesn't make you any smarter. And ruining [someone else's] life definitely didn't make me any happier."

Blind High School Student Thanks 'Hero' Friend Who Stopped Bully From Beating Him Up

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A blind Californian teen has hailed his friend a "hero" and thanked him for saving his life after he was viciously attacked by a bully at school. A...

Bully Punches Blind Kid And Receives Instant Karma

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK

A schoolground bully has been taught a lesson in justice after throwing a punch at a blind teenager. Footage of the incident captures the disturbi...