Kids Who've Been Bullied Can Now Get Money!
This is a great idea!
It Ends Today is a nonprofit org that promotes anti-bullying awareness in schools and communities by giving scholarships to students who talk publicly about their experiences with bullying and its effects on them.
That might not reduce the trauma, but it does help with the education -- and financial reward is always nice, especially when it's earned by working through important issues.
We celebrated this campaign at the HK gay bar Vlada the other night, where DJ Lina played, chicken Kiev was served, the sleek second floor redesign was unveiled, and I kept bullying people about whether there would be dumplings.
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