October 14th, 2010

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On bullying.

(I would have posted this on my main site, but it's down, so.)

There is a solidarity movement against bullying going on (at least, it's going on online), prompted by the highly-reported suicides of half a dozen gay kids in recent months. And those, of course, are only the ones that got national or international attention.

I have two reactions to this. Well, three, because I've read some of the stories people have posted about being bullied and "Jesus Christ, the *horror* some people went through" is a reaction all its own.

The other two--the more personal ones--are to recount my own experiences with bullying, and to remember a boy in my high school who inexplicably killed himself our sophomore year. I'll put it Collapse )
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