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Special editorial: Bullying, gay teen suicides, and a need for a solution

A call for support of anti-bullying efforts and the The Safe Schools Improvement Act. Last Sunday a 30 year old gay man was lured into a house in the Bronx where he thought he would be attending a party. Instead, he was tortured and sodomized by a group of teenagers and young adults. He was [...]
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Gay Oregon Teen Jadin Bell Commits Suicide After Enduring Years Of Bullying

LGBT / Gay : Queerty (2 years ago)

Another young person has died as a result of anti-gay bullying: Jadin Bell, a 15-year-old sophomore at La Grande High School in La Grande, Oregon, was taken off life support last week, after hanging himself in a school playground. E... Read Post

Will The Senate's Just-Introduced Safe Schools Improvement Act Stop Bullying? No. But It's A Start

LGBT / Gay : Queerty (3 years ago)

Just as the White House is about to host the first-ever bullying conference, Sens. Bob Casey (D-PA) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) have introduced the bipartisan Safe Schools Improvement Act, which would require any school or district that re... Read Post

Russian Skinheads Using Social Media To Lure, Kidnap And Publicly Torture Gay Teens

LGBT / Gay : Queerty (last year)

Russia’s ongoing institutionalized homophobia has taken the form in “movements” by neo-Nazis to lure gay male teens over social media with the intention of kidnapping, bullying, and publicly torturing them. Victims are left traumati... Read Post


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