ANAHEIM, Calif. (RNS) — The report, 'Singled Out: Islamophobia in the Classroom and the Impact of Discrimination on Muslim Students,' is based on a statewide survey of about 1,500 Muslim students who are between 11 and 18 years old.
(RNS) — My church taught that being LGBTQ was a sin. Like so many other LGBTQ youth, Tyler must have felt rejected, unwanted and shamed. My son did not believe he could be both Christian and gay.
(RNS) I hope she wins.
(RNS) As the school year begins, educators and parents teach tolerance.
(RNS) Teenager Prabhdeep Suri has been teased mercilessly since he was in kindergarten for the patka he wore on his head, a symbol of his Sikh faith. Now he and other Sikhs are sending the message that discrimination against Sikhs in the U.S. has got to stop.
(RNS) The report found that bullying of Asian-American students nearly doubled, to 50 percent, in 2012 compared with 27 percent of students in a 2009 report.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Anti-Defamation League is taking issue with new guidelines on bullying and religious speech in public schools that was spear-headed by other Jewish groups. By Lauren Markoe.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A coalition of religious and civil rights groups released guidelines to balance two occasionally conflicting interests: students’ rights to free religious expression and their rights to remain safe from discrimination and bullying. By Lauren Markoe.