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Three lessons from Mitt Romney about bullying

Jeremy Adam Smith, Editor, Greater Good Magazine | May 14, 2012

Last week, the Washington Post reported that presumptive GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney was a bully in high school. The most serious incident, reconstructed from interviews with both witnesses and perpetrators, involved chasing down a student thought to be gay and pinning him to the ground. Romney, who witnesses say was the ringleader, then took … Continue reading »

Curbing LGBT teen bullying: Neutrality is not an option

Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, professor of psychology | October 15, 2011

By guest blogger James Telesford, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley Once, while wandering down Michigan Avenue in Chicago, I spotted two African American males walking out of the store next to me. They were wearing baggy jeans, hooded sweatshirts, and sneakers.  As I watched them, they started to hold hands, kissed, stepped into the … Continue reading »