When Jane Clementi's son Tyler went off to Rutgers University in fall 2010 and began playing violin for a school orchestra composed primarily of upperclassmen and graduate students, she thought the skill he had been perfecting since age 3 — even teaching himself how to play while...
Jane Clementi speaks to The Advocate about this Saturday's musical tribute to her son. read more
The mother of a bullied gay youth who committed suicide in 2010 calls on society to 'celebrate and accept every life' read more
As we've been reporting, the tragic death of Leelah Alcorn has grabbed the attention of people across the country and across the world. Leelah's final plea in a suicide note posted on Tumblr was that we "fix society." Since then,...
The late Tyler Clementi is more than an inspiration to the gay community — his memory acts a reminder to EVERYONE about the importance of kindness, acceptance, and most importantly, love. To honor Clementi's memory and the work of his foundation, The Tyler Clementi Foundation, we appeared on an episode of Zoe Saldana's, My Hero, an [...]
What Tyler Clementi and those like him could have used are more Upstanders. read more
Focus on the Family says court ruling that fined an upstate New York wedding venue for turning away a same-sex couple constitutes a "home invasion." Family of Tyler Clementi, the college student who took his own life after his roommate...
Following a decision striking down a New York anti-cyberbullying law, Tyler Clementi's parents demand that courts remember who Internet aggression harms the most: teens and young adults. read more
I know, I know. I'm already tired of hearing about Hillary Clinton every damn day. It's too early. And no, I am not Ready for Hillary and no I don't need your bobble bottle (though the iPhone case is cool). But here we are. And it only gets moreso from here. Show More Summary
In a piece for Vanity Fair, Monica Lewinsky declares that she "deeply regrets" her affair with former President Bill Clinton. Lewinsky adds that she was spurred to combat internet harassment by the suicide of Rutgers student Tyler Clementi. Show More Summary
Monica Lewinsky is talking about her affair with Bill Clinton in a new Vanity Fair profile, and talks about why she's going public: When Tyler Clementi, the 18-year-old Rutgers freshman who was secretly streamed via Webcam kissing another man, committed...
On March 25th, the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus will premiere a series of songs, "Tyler's Suite," celebrating the life of Tyler Clementi (right). The college student was himself a musician before his suicide in 2010, which in turn prompted...
(FORT LEE, N.J.) — The family of the Rutgers University student who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to see him kissing a man will visit the scene of his suicide. Tyler Clementi’s parents and brother will meet on Sunday with two members of a group walking from Chicago to the George Washington Bridge to raise awareness about bullying. Show More Summary
I vividly remember the buildup to the first “Wear Purple” Spirit Day in 2010, created days after Tyler Clementi took his own life after being ‘outed’ on the Internet by his college roommate.
Three years ago last week, an 18-year-old Rutgers University student named Tyler Clementi jumped to his death from the George Washington Bridge on the New Jersey-New York border after being cyber-bullied by his dormitory roommate. Clementi may have been a young gay man, but bullying does not discriminate. Show More Summary
The piano sextet is dedicated to and inspired by Tyler Clementi and other teens who committed suicide in response to bullying. read more
On Sept. 22, 2010, 18-year-old Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi jumped to his death from the George Washington Bridge in New York City — apparently, after his former roommate secretly filmed Clementi's sexual encounter withShow More Summary
Tyler Clementi was the 18-year-old Rutgers student who committed suicide in 2010 after his roommate taped him – without his knowledge – having a romantic encounter with another man.
Yesterday, after reading National Organization For Marriage leader Jennifer Roback Morse and fellow anti-LGBT conservative Mike Adams overlook the fact that Tyler Clementi's family was deeply aggrieved and offended by her words and instead pretend it was only "the gay...
Speaking to a group of Catholic students at Iowa State University last month, Jennifer Roback Morse, head of the National Organization for Marriage’s Ruth Institute, said that Tyler Clementi’s suicide was influenced by a sexual encounter he had with an older man and that gay activists are manipulating young people for “some sort of political [...]