Posts Tagged ‘Lee Hirsch’

A scene from The Bully ProjectAt the film’s start, a children’s choir performs a haunting rendition of “Teenage Dirtbag.” Bullying has at some point affected everyone, whether you were a perpetrator, victim or bystander. It’s something so ingrained in our culture that most people don’t think there’s anything we can do to stop it. We’ve all heard the cliché responses to incidences of bullying: “Boys will be boys” or “They’re just being kids.” But the rise of suicides in the under-20 demographic illustrates this is no longer an acceptable response – not that it ever should have been tolerated. (more…)