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Georgia Equality lobby day postponed

Georgia Equality, a statewide LGBT political group, has postponed its lobbying day originally scheduled for March 24 at the Georgia General Assembly.

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Ga. student suicide blamed on bullying

The parents of a student with special needs who hanged himself are suing the school district in U.S. federal court claiming the system failed to protect him when he was constantly being bullied by other students, including being called "gay."

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Bullying bill on hold at General Assembly

Lobby Day at the Georgia Assembly

In a year where a growing budget shortfall casts a long shadow across every conversation at the Georgia Capitol, one bill aimed at protecting Georgia students faces an uncertain future in the House.

State Rep. Mike Jacobs (R-Atlanta) made a last-minute floor maneuver March 11 to save a bill that would expand the definition of bullying while requiring schools to develop strict guidelines tailored to curb bullying in elementary through high schools.

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By the numbers

54 Percent of LGBT youth who report being victims of cyberbullying 13,500 Discharges under ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ since 1994 $40,000 Bail set for Neal Horsley, a Georgia man who threatened the life of gay pop ...