Cyberbullying

A Parents Guide to Online Gaming

So, you’re getting hassled about online gaming: your child has started gaming or wants to start, they’re telling you ‘back off, I know what I’m doing, I’m sensible. I know the box says it’s for over 18s only but all my mates are playing it.’ Kids are now growing up in an ever digital world,

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We’re all Looking for Validation in the Wrong Places

Turn on your TV, open a magazine or refresh your timeline and it’s difficult to hide away from the beauty ideals our society hails as the ultimate. Clear skin, a tiny waist, a stacked chest, zero pores, eyebrows constantly on fleek, designer clothes, and not a body hair in sight. This is the standard we

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Why Don’t We Talk About Bullying?

Over the years, Ditch the Label have written many guides and support articles to help you face and deal with bullying. One of the core pieces of advice that we give is the importance of sharing what you are going through and being honest with someone you trust. For so many of us, that in itself

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‘It’s So Much Easier to Be Kind’ – Interview with Little Mix

We’ve partnered with Simple who’ve teamed up with Little Mix to take a stand against online hate and bullying, wipe away unkind words and empower everyone to #ChooseKindness. We caught up with Little Mix about the campaign and their experiences with online hate. DTL: Obviously, you guys get a lot of crap in the press

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8 Things We Can Learn from Cancel Culture

So, you would have had to be living in a sea cave for the past few years to have not noticed the ‘Famous Person is Cancelled’ drama that unfolds across the internet every few weeks. Twitter goes into full meltdown and YouTube has blown up with multiple videos dissecting the drama. Cancel culture is a

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What is Cyberbullying?

“The use of digital technologies with an intent to offend, humiliate, threaten, harass or abuse somebody”. This includes via text, email, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, instant messaging and online games.

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9 Reasons Why We Need Transgender Day Of Remembrance

So today is Transgender Day of Remembrance, which is a pretty big deal for trans people and allies all over the world. But why do we need this day? It can seem like there is a day for everything, but trust us, this is one of the most important ones out there. That’s why we

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Bullying 101: The Ultimate Anti-Bullying Toolkit

What is the definition of bullying? Bullying is something that 1 in 2 people under 25 will experience in their lifetime. There is no singular definition of bullying because it comes in all shapes, sizes and subtleties. Despite the varied nature of bullying, here are a few things you should know that will help you

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Interview with Singer-Songwriter, Sody

We caught up with singer-songwriter Sody on her new single, her experiences of bullying and what the future holds for her. Check out her new single The Bully on Spotify, YouTube, iTunes and Apple Music. Hey Sody, Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Hey! I’m Sody, my real name is Sophie, and

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How to Deal with Friends Who Are Bullying You

Let’s destroy the stigma that comes with the word “bullied.” It can happen to anyone, by anyone, anywhere – for any reason. Bullying can be faceless and consequently, you may or may not know you are being bullied. For this reason, being bullied by someone you consider a friend can be a real blind spot for

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