The recent death of Canadian Amanda Todd, the 15-year-old girl who committed suicide about a month after posting a YouTube video that addressed her problems with online and personal bullying, is inspiring Canada's Members of Parliament to debate a motion that could lead to a national bullying prevention strategy.
Orlando Cruz, 31, the Puerto Rican featherweight boxer who is currently ranked No. 4 in the world by the World Boxing Organization (WBO), has come out of the closet as a "proud gay man," becoming the first person in the world of professional boxing to be openly gay while still competing.
U.S. Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas, 16, who won the gold medal for the women's all-around competition at the 2012 London games, recently spoke out to Oprah Winfrey, 58, on the new OWN show, Oprah's Next Chapter, about how her road to the Olympics was often a rocky one — and not just due to the physical challenges.
The New York Giants have taken a lot of pride for staying out of the headlines this offseason, but that all came to a stop over the weekend when Giants punter Steve Weatherford posted a controversial video on his Twitter account.
School bus monitor Karen Klein, 68, who was seen being taunted by students in a video that has gone viral, has received public apologies from at least three of those students. "I am so sorry for the way I treated you," one of the students, named Josh, said in a statement obtained by Anderson Cooper 360.
Lady Gaga went to Washington Tuesday to meet with Senior White House officials and discuss the issue of teen bullying. Gaga was not able to meet with President Obama this time, as he was out of town giving a speech on the economy, though the two did cross paths in September at a fundraiser, where Gaga thanked Obama for hosting an anti-bullying conference.