Indirect bullying includes spreading stories and rumors about a person behind his or her back as well as exclusion from social groups.
Cyber bullying can also fall into the category of indirect bullying, but includes bullying that is done over any type of electronic medium like text messaging, email, pictures sent via text or email, websites, blogs, message boards, chat-rooms and instant messaging.
Although more and more schools are working to crack down on problems with bullying, teens are still continuing to bully each other due to sexual orientation and other factors.
Even if it seems that the adults will be unresponsive to take action, there are always other members of the school board or administration that can be addressed.
It is important not to give up or the bullying cycle will continue.
According to the gay bullying statistics from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, about one fourth of all students from elementary age through high school are the victims of bullying and harassment while on school property because of their race, ethnicity, gender, disability, religion or sexual orientation.
Unfortunately the primary reason for bullying is due to something that may set themselves apart from the norm, and that includes sexual orientation.
There are many reasons bullies target certain people, which is why we are taking a look at gay bullying statistics, because so many homosexual individuals are the target of bullying.
Gay bullying statistics are often a huge contributing factor to the number of bullying incidents daily.
Yes, we wear leather and/or levis as a statement, as a fashion or because of both reasons.
The Cowtown Leathermen, Incorporated was formed in 1983 as a charitable organization devoted to providing service and assistance to the gay and lesbian community of Tarrant County. The Eagle Bears is a social organization based out of the Dallas Eagle.
Students who also fall into the gay, bisexual, lesbian or transgendered identity groups report being five times as more likely to miss school because they feel unsafe after being bullied due to their sexual orientation.
About 28 percent out of those groups feel forced to drop out of school altogether.
It is a men's club whose members include Leather Bears, Bear-like men, and those who admire them.