Tag Archives: bullying

How are LGBTQ youths coping with Pride events cancelled amid COVID-19?

York University expert available to explain how LGBTQ youth can thrive in self-isolation TORONTO, May 28, 2020 – June’s Pride Month will look much different this year with no joyous in-person events celebrating the triumphs and recognizing the struggles of the LGBTQ community. That is a huge loss for some young people who are grappling […]

Bullying awareness key to safe schools: York U experts available

TORONTO, November 20, 2018 – Bullying Awareness Week is a time to help promote safe school and positive learning environments. This year’s theme is #ChooseKind. During Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – November 18-24, 2018 – students, school staff and parents are encouraged to learn more about the long-term impact of bullying both on and off the playground […]

Behind the bullying: experts available on trauma and long-term consequences

TORONTO, February 26, 2018 – The theme for this year’s Pink Shirt Day, being marked on Wednesday, is encouraging others to combat cyberbullying by thinking twice before posting something negative, and instead using the Internet to spread kindness. At a time when organizations in all sectors have called “#timesup” on harassment and bullying, and are […]