We all have been bullied. It could have been on the school playground, on the Internet, or at your office. No one likes being picked on by a bully. The news lately has been filled with stories of several people, in particular LGBT teens and young adults, committing suicide as a result of bullying. These suicides are tragedies that should have never happened. Several celebrities are raising awareness on bullying through the It Gets Better Project, and President Obama added his voice last week to give hope and encouragement to anyone who has been a victim of a bully. Here are his words:
The Birmingham Public Library also has resources to help educate people and raise awareness on bullying. Check out our new subject guide on Bullying! Many of the resources are located in the Social Sciences Department. Stop by today or call 205-226-3640.