15-year-old anti-bullying activist defends LGBT youth


By Hannah Clay Wareham
Bay Windows
At fifteen years old, Brigitte Berman is already a published author. She has book signings and speaking engagements, and has appeared on Fox 25 News and New England Cable News (NECN).

The verbose teen is in high demand since the publication of her novel, Dorie Witt’s Guide to Surviving Bullies. Using the charming (if slightly awkward in a refreshingly relatable way), fictional character Witt, Berman tackles bullying problems that almost every teen has gone up against, including Berman herself.

“I’ve felt like I’ve been the victim of gossiping,” Berman said, referring to all-to-common ’mean girl’ tactics of inter-group bullying among adolescent girls. Full story.

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