bullies

Comics!

'Alien Body,' Today's Comic by Valentine Gallardo

Valentine opens up about her body dysmorphia in this comic.
Valentine Gallardo
1.25.19
Broadly

As a Teen, I Was Haunted by the Sexual Persona I Created to Protect Myself

The person I created on the internet shielded me from the slut-shaming I endured at the hands of high school bullies. Rather than let their words break me, I molded my online image to embody sexuality.
Eda Yu
6.18.18
Rise Up

Here's What Melania Trump's Anti-Bullying Campaign Has Done to Actually Fight Bullying

Former First Lady Michelle Obama launched her Let’s Move campaign over a year after former President Obama took office, so what's the current First Lady doing about her own signature initiative?
Kimberly Lawson
12.18.17
Comics!

'Atheist,' Today's Comic by Leslie Stein

As Leslie grapples with her belief in god, she learns lessons about friendship and religion.
Leslie Stein
6.16.17
FIGHTLAND

On Bulls, Bullies, and Brawlers

Technique is an enormous part of the fight game, but we often undersell the psychological value of the first blow. We take a look at bulls, bullies, and the advantage of hitting hard and hitting first.
Jack Slack
2.5.16
Stuff

Talent Agent Chuck Harris Turns Freakshows Into Stars

Need a guy who balances a refrigerator on his mouth, sticks nails through his arms, or has the ability to escape from a spinning washing machine? Chuck Harris is the man to ask.
Harmon Leon
8.27.15
Here Be Dragons

Do School Bullies Really Grow Up to Be Sexier Than the Nerds?

Look around you: Our society is practically run by jumped-up, megalomaniac dickheads. Maybe being a bully is good practice for later life?
Martin Robbins
7.30.15
Music

Douchebag Music Dudes Made Band T-Shirts Too Much Work

I stopped wearing band shirts in high school. I gave them up because whenever I wore one to a party or a group hang, within 0.3 seconds I'd be bailed up by some interminable Music Dude.
Sinead Stubbins
2.1.15
News

What Wisconsin's Teenage Girls Think About the Slender Man Stabbing

We sent one of our favorite young adult novelists, Kathleen Hale, to Wisconsin to find out what local teen girls think about the Slender Man stabbing.
Kathleen Hale
7.7.14
Breakfast

Cyberbullies Are to Blame for Why You’re Not Eating Breakfast

Apparently, cyberbullies and real-life jerks aren't just to blame for our traumatic and socially awkward moments. A new study shows that victims of school or cyber bullying presented a greater likelihood of omitting breakfast from their diets...
Susmita Baral
6.17.14
school

That Pickle Kid

School sucks for most kids, so imagine how much it sucks for a smelly, green pickle.
Keith Pakiz
6.15.14
Stuff

Were You Bullied as a Child?

We want to know.
Joshua Haddow
11.16.11
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