Exposed: The Scale of Transphobia Online

Gscene Editorial Team October 25, 2019

Using the largest dataset of its kind. They  uncovered 1.5 million transphobic comments amid the wider conversation around trans people. This report does not make for light reading as it uncovers the shocking and inhumane ways in which transgender people are targeted, harassed, and abused on digital platforms.

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Community News

Anti-bullying charity announces survey results

Besi Besemar July 19, 2017

One of largest surveys of bullying in the UK, the Annual Bullying Survey 2017, is published today (July 19) by anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label. The charity surveyed 10,020 young people between the ages of 12 – 20, in partnership with schools and colleges across the country with the focus of the 2017 survey being technology and the lives that young people live online.

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General News

Anti-Bullying charity launch new campaign #TalkToYourBoys

Besi Besemar March 26, 2017

International anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label launches new campaign called #TalkToYourBoys. The campaign, aims to encourage young males to discuss their feelings or issues they are experiencing with parents or peers and will highlight how effective communication can be in helping boys navigate issues of bullying, poor self-esteem and mental health issues.

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General News

More than half of young people are bullied because of appearance

Paul Gustafson April 29, 2015

New research published on April 16 shows that 51 percent of young people are bullied because of their appearance. Working in partnership with schools and colleges across the UK, the Annual Anti Bullying Survey 2015, published by anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label, surveyed 3,600 teenagers between the ages of 13 – 20. The report found that appearance is the key reason for bullying in the UK, to the extent that nearly half the young people surveyed (47%) wanted to change their appearance, with: • 56% wanting to weigh less • 17% wanting breast implants • 5% wanting Botox.

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