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    Tyler Clementi Foundation initiates #Day1 anti-bullying program for schools

        Marsha A. Stoltz, NorthJerseyPublished 8:49 a.m. ET Feb. 21, 2020 | Updated 5:29 p.m. ET Feb. 22, 2020   A look at some Bergen County mansions from the air.Tariq Zehawi and Danielle Parhizkaran RAMSEY — The Tyler Clementi Foundation is seeking to stop bullying before it does permanent damage.  Two of its national Youth

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    Ohio Bill Would Criminalize Doctors for Treating Transgender Youth

    A day after South Dakota rejected a similar bill, Ohio lawmakers are ready to introduce theirs.   BY TRUDY RING FEBRUARY 11 2020 7:16 PM EST   One day after South Dakota killed a bill that would criminalize doctors who provide gender-transition procedures to minors, Ohio lawmakers say they’ll introduce similar legislation. Two Republican state representatives in Ohio,

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    Mother of bullied teen confronts cyberbullying head on

    BY Leah Mishkin, Correspondent | January 17, 2020, 5PM EST   Prevention was the focus of a new North Jersey anti-bullying task force convened by Rep. Josh Gottheimer, and chaired by Jane Clementi, whose son Tyler committed suicide after being cyberbullied in 2010.It was created as part of a five-point anti-bullying action plan from the two term Democratic

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    Tyler Clementi’s mother to serve as chair of NJ anti-bullying task force

    RIDGEWOOD, N.J. — Combating bullying is a cause near and dear to Jane Clementi’s heart. This fall will mark 10 years since she lost her son Tyler to suicide. The tragedy was a result of the teen being cyber bullied. It put a national spotlight on the trend and gave the New Jersey mom a

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    Gottheimer Takes the Fight to Bullying, Announces Five-Point Anti-Bullying Action Plan, Launches North Jersey Anti-Bullying Task Force

    RIDGEWOOD – Today, Monday, January 13, 2020, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced a Five-Point Anti-Bullying Action Plan to improve data and incident reporting, to increase conversations between schools and parents, to help schools take more proactive steps with the right policies, to find and share the best practices on the local level, and to ensure

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    Jane Clementi at MSNBC

        “This administration’s erasure of LGBTQ people from the guidelines meant to protect them is a license for bullying behavior. Everyone deserves to feel safe and valued at work, including those who work for the federal government. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people are named for protection in employment policies because they have been

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    LGBT Bullying

    by Reginald David Broadnax My heart breaks for Channing Smith, a 16y year old high school student in Tenn. who died by suicide after being outed by fellow students on social media for being gay. My heart breaks for Channing and for all students who were driven to commit suicide due to being bullied because of

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    Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman

    Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman of Greensboro, N.C. came to LGBT advocacy from an intersection that many lesbian, gay and transgender individuals are familiar with – a place where their wellbeing is threatened by emotional, psychological and spiritual distress.  It was at that intersection that Spearman would meet Jane Clementi in 2011 and it is

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    BAR REPORT – NJSBA celebrates diversity, inclusion in Judiciary; bestows Justice Thurgood Marshall Award

    By New Jersey State Bar Association | November 25, 2019 at 08:01 AM Judges and lawyers from across the state gathered at the New Jersey Law Center on Nov. 20 to honor Judge Joseph A. Turula, presiding judge of the Civil Division in the Hudson Vicinage, and Judge Julio L. Mendez, assignment judge in the Atlantic/Cape May Vicinage.

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    David Mixner is retiring

    October 24, 2019 at 6:58 pm PDT | by Karen Ocamb After 60 years of activism, the Tyler Clementi Foundation’s 2019 Individual Upstander Award presented on Wednesday may be the last honor David Mixner accepts in person. His new play, “You Make Me Sick,” scheduled to premier on Dec. 9 in New York, will be his

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