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Anti-gay or homophobic bullying is an extremely serious, harmful issue that every parent and teacher should be aware of. One of the most profound memories we have comes from the day we spoke at a conference on Grief and Loss. It was in Casper, Wyoming and it was on the same day as Matthew Shephard’s funeral. There was so much sadness, it hung in the air like a dark cloud. Every single person is someone’s son or daughter. If you hurt them, they will feel pain.

 

Click on these links to read up on anti-gay or homophobic bullying:

 

www.safeschoolscoalition.org/Anti-GayBullying_Whats-theBigDeal.pdf

www.nmha.org/go/information/get-info/children-s-mental-health/bullying-and-gay-youth

www.webmd.com/parenting/news/20070330/bullying-targets-lesbian-gay-teens

Gakina-awiiya (We Are All Related),

Chief Robert and Terri Lynn TallTree
www.thetalltrees.com

“Teach us love, compassion and honor…that we may heal the Earth, and heal each other.”   – Ojibwe prayer

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