Have you ever felt like you were being treated unfairly for no reason? Have you ever treated someone else unfairly for no reason? There’s a word for that – discrimination. Maybe you think there was a reason. Was it religion? Race? Ethnicity? Sexual orientation? If you believe there’s a reason for discrimination, I’ll be glad to correct you.

You’ve heard this speech a thousand times. I’m sure others have urged you to listen, offering a solution. If they were successful, I’m happy for you. If not, I urge you to listen. I am offering a solution, but first I’ll explain why I believe discrimination is a problem.

Discrimination is a problem for a number of reasons. Firstly, victims are ...

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are bullying they have to realize that words are very powerful and what you think is just fun and games isn't to some people, and you are destroying a lot of lives," Jamey’s father told WIVB.

Tracy Rodemeyer misses her son, but hopes the loss can still be used to teach a message of tolerance. She says, "It took him away from our family way too early and we're just convinced that he had a purpose on this planet and it was to help as many people as he could.”

Last year, a boy stepped in front of a tractor-trailer and became the latest victim of school bullying to turn to suicide. Brandon Bitner, who had a close group of friends and a passion for the violin, wrote in his suicide note that he felt unable to stop the torment he faced for three years at school.

“People have to know that this can happen to anyone, even people you don’t suspect,” says Bitner’s cousin. Aside from an incident just prior to Bitner’s death, his difficulties were rarely reported to the school’s ...

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