Today marks the 17th annual Day of Silence, where LGBT students and allies sustain a vow of silence calling attention to the silencing effect of anti-LGBT bullying and harassment in schools. A record 8,000 schools are participating, but that doesn't mean every student knows how it works, or what it all means. The Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network, or GLSEN, has been helping schools and students organize the Day of Silence for more than a decade.
A record 8,000 schools are participating in the Day of Silence today, to give a voice to those who have been silenced due to bullying and harassment in schools. Read Post
Day of Dialogue, the Focus on the Family-sponsored Christianist response to GLSEN's Day of Silence, in which students take a vow of silence to call attention to anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment in their schools, has p... Read Post