Topics :: gay suicide
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 4, 2012
Last month Dharun Ravi was convicted of a hate crime and other charges in the case of the suicide of Tyler Clementi. Several gay activists were thrilled with the outcome while others criticized the verdict and claimed that Ravi is being scapegoated.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Mar 28, 2012
Communities across the country are reacting to the suicides of gay youth by coming together to ensure that local schools are enforcing anti-gay bullying policies, hoping to prevent another tragedy occurring in their school district.
By Jason St. Amand | Monday Feb 27, 2012
Gay porn star Dror Barak, 38, (aka Roman Ragazzi) was allegedly found dead last weekend after committing suicide.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Feb 17, 2012
Officials in Wilton Manors, Fla., are alarmed over the increasing numbers of suicides that have taken place over the last few years.
By Steve Weinstein | Thursday Dec 29, 2011
Some bad, much good: 2011 will be remembered for giant strides all over the map, while contending with some very, very bad situations in Africa, the Middle East and in our own public schools. Here are the Top 10 gay-related stories of 2011.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Dec 27, 2011
Weeks after a Tenn. teen took his own life after enduring years of bullying, residents of a small town in north-central Tenn., have come together to question local schools’ anti-bullying policies and if officials could have handled the situation better.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Dec 9, 2011
Jacob Rogers, a senior at a rural Tenn. high school, recently took his life after experiencing years of anti-gay bullying.
By Vince Pellegrino | Thursday Dec 8, 2011
The death- whether suicide or other causes - of the grandson of screen goddess Rita Hayworth yet again points to the hopelessness that so many gay young people experience.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Dec 6, 2011
On Sept. 18 Jamey Rodemeyer, 14, took his own life after enduring harassment from bullies who targeted him for being gay. The Williamsville Central School District has finished its investigation and has chosen to only suspend students.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Nov 29, 2011
An Indiana mother is filing a lawsuit in court against her deceased son’s junior high and high schools. Natalie Moore claims that the schools’ officials ignored reports her son made for bullying, which she believes led to his suicide.