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Homophobia and Bullying in High Schools

Rebecca Haskell and Brian Burtch, authors of Get That Freak: Homophobia and Transphobia in High Schools, have done a slew of TV and radio appearances this past week. With homophobia, transphobia, the violence of bullying and the tragic suicides that have resulted from bullying becoming increasingly common in the mainstream media, we are thankful that we have such intelligent and eloquent people like Brian and Rebecca. Check the links below.

Rebecca Haskell on CTV Vancouver’s Breakfast Television: http://video.citytv.com/video/detail/637649793001.000000/dealing-with-homophobia-and-bullying/

Rebecca Haskell on the Christy Clark Show, CKNW AM Show (interview is 17 minutes in): http://video.citytv.com/video/detail/637649793001.000000/dealing-with-homophobia-and-bullying/

Rebecca Haskell on CBC Radio One: http://www.cbc.ca/bcalmanac/

Rebecca Haskell and Brian Burtch guest blogging on the Bilerico Project: http://www.bilerico.com/2010/10/outing_homophobia_and_transphobia.php

And here’s a review of Get That Freak from HomoRazzi: http://www.homorazzi.com/article/get-that-freak-homophobia-and-transphobia-in-high-schools-rebecca-haskell-brian-burtch-study-gay-bully/

If that weren’t enough, Rebecca and Brian have agreed to do some guest blogging for Fernwood. So keep your eyes peeled for that. Tell your family, friends and co-workers! It will take all of us to see hatred in our society and schools erased.

Posted on October 18th, 2010

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