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    The Identity of a Samaritan Woman

    By Rodney S. Sadler, Jr.

    The encounter between Jesus and the Samaritan woman is a narrative that speaks well to so many contemporary concerns. It is a powerful story that speaks of the spiritual quality of God, the dislocation of worship from particular buildings and places, even the willingness of Jesus to expand his sphere of influence beyond the Jewish community as the Gospel is presented to the hated enemy, the Samaritans. But for this moment I want to raise a different concern.

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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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    Brother: One social media post caused Channing Smith to take his life, laws need to change

        by Stacy Case Monday, February 24th 2020   It’s been five months since Manchester teen Channing Smith took his own life, dominating national headlines as the latest casualty of cyber bullying (Channing Smith photos courtesy of Smith family).   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — It’s been five months since Manchester teen Channing Smith took his own

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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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