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The Daily Wildcat, a student newspaper for the University of Arizona, said the staff was sorry for publishing a comic strip that offended its readers. The illustration featured a father threatening to kill his son if he ever came out as gay. The editor issued an apology which read in part: "The 'etc.' cartoon in question illustrated a parent ... [Read]

''I do not condone bullying or harassment of any kind and I am very aware and saddened by the negative impact this type of behavior creates. I regret that the posts appeared on Facebook. They do not reflect my personal views and I apologize for any and all offenses caused by the comment.'' Statement reportedly released by Joplin High ... [Read]

"There was no bias, no intimidation and there was no bullying done. Nor was there any bullying intended or bias intended." Steven Altman, attorney for Dharun Ravi, the former Rutgers student who came to national attention in September 2010 when he secretly broadcast on the internet a video feed of his roommate, Tyler Clementi, having a sexual encounter with another ... [Read]

''I felt like I was being asked to go back into the closet. And that's a terrifying place to be. My first reaction was absolute terror... [About returning to class,] Stoked. Really, really excited. Those kids are my joy.'' Seth Stambaugh, an Oregon teacher who says he had a brief conversation with a student who asked why he wasn't ... [Read]