Last week, Rumer Willis penned a beautifully-written essay for Glamour in which she detailed her own personal struggle with online bullying, and how she was able to overcome her battles with negative body image to become the confident young woman she is today.
The organization, founded by MacKenzie Bezos, is an anti-bullying movement that inspires people to combat bullying with kindness and inclusion.
"Often being publicly ridiculed or witnessing someone else being ridiculed can push us into silence. Many of us find ourselves as targets or bystanders in the online world of cyber bullying and digital harassment and we freeze."
ICYMI: Monica was the former White House intern that was publicly shamed for her "relations" with President Clinton back in the 1990s.
"My experience of being cyber bullied and shamed for nearly two decades has given me a unique perspective. Having come out on the other side, I want to help other victims of the shame game survive and thrive."
Wow! It seems the advocate is refusing to be defined by her public image — talk about an inspirational role model.
"By stepping into compassion for both ourselves and others, we can begin to shift the culture. I'm passionate about joining forces with Bystander Revolution because their mission is to help people see all the ways they can be empowered to take that small, but impactful, step."
Fierce! We hope many will learn from your powerful message.
This announcement comes mere weeks after Monica was a part of a big celebration for #DancingMan who was cruelly bullied on 4Chan.
Well, as much as that must have sucked, the same thing just happened to their brother-in-law Kanye West!
Apparently, Kanye was at the Warriors game on Wednesday night when the screen started showing all of the celebs that were in attendance… and when the camera got to him, the crowd instantly started booing.
Well, after her vice principal gave her detention and ordered her to find something to cover up her back and shoulders, Lauren decided that she'd had enough with sexist rules only being applied to her gender and wrote a strongly-worded essay to the administrator.
The result?? In-school suspension.
Lauren's letter was clear, non-threatening, and most of all, 100 percent accurate… so why did Vice Principal Sturgeon have such a problem with this:
Twitter is cracking down on inappropriate tweets and hate speech in their newest update to the site's terms and conditions.
While the social media giant has been taking steps towards becoming a safer environment for a while now, the changes that were implemented on Tuesday may have the most impact on users.
Direct threats have been banned by the site since late 2014, but now any tweet or comment that even promotes violence, harasses another user, or reveals someone else's personal info could land you one of three new punishments: