Posts tagged "lgbt suicide bullying"

Chicago's Annual Day to Stop Bullying

Chicago's Annual Day to Stop Bullying
Save the date: May 5th, Chicago will host it’s first annual day to stop bullying. Safe Space Day is an annual event organized by the Center for Gender, Sexuality and HIV Prevention at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago to stop bullying. The event this year will be hosted at the Center... Read more »

Dear Gay Teen

Dear Gay Teen: It really pains me to know that young people would rather kill themselves than endure one more day of hatred or suffering . As a gay man that has endured some bullying and harassment, I know it’s hard being gay, and it shouldn’t be, and it won’t always be. Trust me. I... Read more »

Another African American Gay Male Commits Suicide

Joseph Jefferson’s chilling last words, shared on Facebook with his friends, were: “I could not bear the burden of living as a gay man of color in a world grown cold and hateful towards those of us who live and love differently than the so-called ‘social mainstream.’ Belonging is one of the basic human needs,... Read more »
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It Gets Better...

I was completely stunned when I learned of a Rutgers University student killed himself after his sexual encounter with another boy was broadcast online by his college roommate, he joined a growing list of gay suicides in recent months. The Rutgers student, Tyler Clementi, apparently jumped to his death from a New York City bridge... Read more »