Tall and with a prominent scar on her face, Ashley Cardona could no longer bear her classmates’ taunts of “Gorilla Scarface.”
Unusually tall and bearing a facial scar, this twelve-year-old from Denver was called “Gorilla Scarface” by classmates until she finally snapped and took her own life in the spring of 2014. A week before killing herself, she’d left the following message on Instagram: I’m just not Okay. “No words can…Read More »
Angel Green hung herself from a tree next to her school bus stop so that her bullies could see her in the morning.
Early one morning in 2013, this fourteen-year-old from Indiana purposely hanged herself from a tree in front of her school bus stop so that her tormentors would see her lifeless swinging corpse. She had allegedly been repeatedly mocked as a “slut” and a “whore,” as well as enduring relentless teasing…Read More »
In September 2012, this fifteen-year-old Canadian high-school girl, posted a nine-minute black-and-white video on YouTube called My Story: Struggling, bullying, suicide and self-harm. She speaks not a word in the video, instead letting her story unfold through a series of flash cards. She tells of how when she was in…Read More »
“You are a loser, u have no friends,” read the text that prompted Matthew to call 911. He called me as I was driving to meet a friend for lunch and told me about the text. “I feel a bit sad and a bit scared,” he said quietly. Matthew is 26…Read More »
A lot of people have questions about a relatively new phenomenon called cyber bullying. One of the main ones we often hear is, “What is the difference between cyber bullying and traditional bullying?” This is a question we often hear when people talk about bullying, particularly when it happens online.…Read More »