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Participating in Day of Silence? Send us photos!

Today thousands of students are taking a vow of silence against anti-LGBT language, bullying and harassment. The dallas Voice would like you to share your photos with us.

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Suicide by McKinney teen recalls series of bullying deaths

Raymond Howell Jr., 14, was found near a culvert beside busy Eldorado Parkway in McKinney on April 2.

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REVIEW: ‘Bull’

Thomas (Ian Ferguson), a schlubby British salesman, fidgets nervously in a stark room. Across from him, Isobel (Natalie Young) sits coolly, dressed elegantly and moving with the stealth of a panther. “Why didn’t you wear your good suit?” she asks … Continue reading

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Spirit Day: Go purple to take a stand against bullying

Today is Oct. 16. It’s also Spirit Day, when people everywhere are encouraged to “go purple” to take a stand against bullying. There’s even an app for that: The Spirit Day App, powered by Toyota Financial Services, which provides anti-bullying … Continue reading

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REVIEW: ‘Gidion’s Knot’ at KDT

A mother attends a parent-teacher conference to discuss her 5th grader, who was suspected for a week, but the the teacher doesn’t recall making the appointment … unless the mother is … oh, her.

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American Humanist Association represents Birdville student

Isaiah Smith was suspended after he ripped pages out of his Bible. Smith said the incident began when he was taunted and told he couldn’t be gay and Christian.

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Cathedral of Hope Mid-Cities kicks off town hall series with bullying panel

Cathedral of Hope Mid-Cities kicks off a monthly town hall series with a discussion on bullying. The panel includes representatives of three local school districts.

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Gay suicide victim Asher Brown’s parents drop suit against school district

Amy and David Truong, parents of Asher Brown, dropped their lawsuit against the Cy-Fair Independent School District in Houston. Brown, 13, committed suicide in September 2010. The Truongs claimed Asher had been bullied based on his Buddhist beliefs, his size and belief he was gay.

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WATCH: Fort Worth teen suspended for anti-gay comments films NOM video

Dakota Ary, the Fort Worth teen who was suspended last year after he made anti-gay comments in class, is featured in a National Organization for Marriage video.

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Study shows high rate of discrimination against transgender people in Texas

According to a breakout of a study released last year, transgender Texans face high levels of discrimination. The study included 266 Texas respondents.

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