Why Do We Need International Women’s Day?

Written by Jenn Sadai           We have the same rights and freedoms as men, right? We can vote, we can work in any industry, and there are laws in place to protect us from pay inequality and sexual harassment. On paper, things appear to be fair. Do you think it’s fair? Is it fair that my butt has been smacked or grabbed while serving drinks to rowdy men? Is it fair that the President of a {Read More}

The Fight For Marriage Equality In Australia

Written by Kendall Claire It surprises me when people from other countries express surprise about Australia’s lack of equality. There seems to be a general assumption from the rest of the world that, as a westernized country, we must also have equal rights for LGBTQ people – yet we don’t. The sad truth is, we have been fighting for our right to legally marry well beyond the change of law in countries like the U.S. and New Zealand. Somehow, as {Read More}

Taking a Stand When It Matters

Written by Jenn Sadai The world is full of keyboard warriors and online activists hoping their voices will change the world. They tweet and post their missions, but may not have the courage to act when personally confronted with the problem. That’s normal. I was the same way until recently. It’s easy to preach what you know is right, but it is a lot scarier to actually act upon it. Recently, millions of women stood up for the rights of {Read More}

Emery Awards 2016 at Hetrick-Martin Institute

Recently, December 7th, 2016, Bullies Keep Out attended the 30th Annual Hetrick-Martin Institute Emery Awards at Cipriani Wall Street. The theme of this year’s event was Help us Imagine a better future for LGBTQ youth and the LGBTQ community. The awards celebrate the power of imagine and its leaders. Bob Harper, fitness expert and Host of The Biggest Loser, hosted the amazing event. The HMI Emery Awards honored Hollywood legend George Takei, Rob Smith, and Facebook. The night also consisted of {Read More}

A Mother’s Love: My Son Is Gay

Interview by Dana Jacoviello Many of us hear of heartbreaking stories of LGBTQ youth being thrown out of their homes and left homeless on the streets. In fact, there is a good portion of homeless youth due to this epidemic. Even as adults, the LGBTQ community is still struggling with acceptance and human rights as we see every day on the news and social media. There are a plethora of stories that we read on a regular basis. It occurs far {Read More}

BKO Advocate Actor Elliot Knight Speaks Out

Interview by Dana Jacoviello Elliot Knight is a man of many talents. This British gentleman is known for many things, but most recently his roles were as Merlin on the hit ABC show Once Upon A Time, and now he has a new hit show on CBS called American Gothic. Elliot grew up in the second largest city of the UK, Birmingham. While growing up he excelled in drama and won awards for his talents. He has performed on stage {Read More}

2016 HRC Gala: Stronger Together

We recently attended the Human Rights Campaign Gala in New York City at the Waldorf Astoria on February 6th, 2016 for the second year in a row from Bullies Keep Out. The Human Rights Campaign is just one of the many other organizations I am a huge supporter of. Within my own campaign/movement, I advocate for many causes not limited to just bullying and hate, which consist of LGBT, equality, suicide awareness, domestic violence, addiction, mental health bullying, and so on. It {Read More}

A Chat with Once Upon A Time’s Faustino DiBauda

                                   I recently had the pleasure to chat with actor Faustino DiBauda from the hit ABC show Once Upon A Time, who plays sleepy of the seven dwarves. Faustino also recently became a Bullies Keep Out advocate/supporter to join some of the other cast members and crew that have become advocates or supporters as well. We had a very in-depth discussion about the causes that BKO encompasses that has become such an epidemic both on and offline. Faustino brought some incredible thoughts to {Read More}

Starry Magazine Lends their Voice to Bullies Keep Out

Jamie Steinberg: Managing Editor of Starry Constellation Magazine and Supporter/Advocate to Bullies Keep Out   I had the pleasure of reciprocating an interview with one of Starry Constellation Magazines own Jamie Steinberg, the managing editor. Jamie and Lisa have an online magazine that features interviews with actors, actresses, and musicians. They have become great friends and graciously offered to become supporters and lend their voice to Bullies Keep Out. You can check out Starry Constellation Magazine out on Twitter at: {Read More}

HRC Gala 2015: EvolveGNY A Night of Creating Change

I recently attended the Human Rights Campaign Gala 2015 in New York City at the Waldorf Astoria last Saturday January 31 as the founder of Bullies Keep Out. I am a huge supporter of other campaigns, organizations, and companies that I whole heartedly stand behind. Within my own campaign/movement, I advocate for many causes not limited to just bullying and hate. Some of those are LGBT, equality, suicide awareness, domestic violence, addiction, and animal abuse. So this night was highly {Read More}

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