Caras Conocidas

A PSA by students from Instituto Altazor in Tijuana, Mexico on the issue of bullying. Part of the Anti-Bullying Through the Arts initiative, in partnership with the San Diego International Children’s Film Festival. See the video from Media Arts Center

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‘Day of Silence’ calls attention to bullying

As debates around gender identity and sexual orientation spark discussions among students across the country, some schools — like Hoover High School in City Heights — have dedicated a Day of Silence to supporting those who have been bullied or stigmatized into silence. “We are silent in recognition of their forced silence. And it raises awareness of this abuse and bullying as an […]

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LGBT youth feel more accepted in Boyle Heights, but say prejudice lingers

LGBT students in Boyle Heights say they live in a time when many classmates are either indifferent to or accepting of their sexual orientations; but some are still afraid of what might happen if they come out to family members. “I’m currently dating a girl, and while we get the odd stare occasionally, most people don’t seem to […]

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