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Ian Rivers

Discrimination

Dharun Ravi And Liam Stacey: Online Bias Intimidation Explored

by Ian Rivers ● 10:30 AM May 27, 2012
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The case of Dharun Ravi makes us ask if, as we become increasingly reliant upon technology, are we acknowledging only our own existence while devaluing all others?

Analysis

Reflections On Romney: Why Being ‘A Bully’ Is No Laughing Matter

by Ian Rivers ● 12:06 PM May 12, 2012
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In the wake of revelations that Mitt Romney was a high school gay bashing bully, we learn that bullies are often viewed “as some of the coolest kids at school.”

Analysis

The Silence Of Our Friends: Why Anti-Gay Bullying Survives

by Ian Rivers ● 12:16 PM May 4, 2012
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Why is it that we, all of us, have allowed bullying to continue? Professor researcher, bullying author and expert Ian Rivers explains.

Education

Tennessee Pro-Bullying Bill: Exactly Whom Is It Designed To Protect?

by Ian Rivers ● 5:35 PM January 5, 2012
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What does it mean for LGBT young people if Tennessee’s pro-bullying bill is passed into law? And whom is this legislation really designed to protect?

Civil Rights

Focusing On Anti-Gay Student Bullying: When America Gets It Right

by Ian Rivers ● 4:15 PM October 16, 2011
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The U.S. government at least is actively addressing anti-gay student bullying, and while there’s long way to go, key government leaders have made it a priority.

Ian Rivers

From Over The Pond: LGBT Reflections On A Recent Visit To America

by Ian Rivers ● 1:00 PM July 9, 2011
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UK psychologist and professor Ian Rivers discusses his recent trip to America’s Heartland and how, as an anti-gay bullying researcher, he was treated.