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Michael Morones

Thank You, Vivian

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 09.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Tom Bartolomei

So any regular reader of the Diary knows Vivian and I have a complicated relationship. She brings so much happiness to Jeff, and I love Jeff with all my heart, so by default I love Vivian. However Vivian the character is a completely different story.

Art + Drag for Michael: An Anti-Bullying Event

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 07.13.2014 | Impact
Tom Bartolomei

The story of Michael Morones, an 11-year-old boy from North Carolina who attempted suicide in January because he was bullied over his love of My Little Pony, has touched so many people.

The Effects of Bullying

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 07.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Tom Bartolomei

At the end of this month, the Von Bs are joining forces with several friends and businesses for an event to benefit Michael Morones, the 11-year-old My Little Pony fan who was bullied so severely that he attempted suicide. All the planning has gotten me thinking about bullying and how it has affected me personally.

Mom Of Bullied 'My Little Pony' Fan Speaks Out On Son's Suicide Attempt

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.14.2014 | Gay Voices

Tiffany Morones-Suttle faced every mother's nightmare in February when her 11-year-old son Michael Morones attempted suicide after classmates bullied ...

Bullied 'My Little Pony' Fan Gets Unique Musical Tribute

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.24.2014 | Gay Voices

Some of Broadway's most beloved voices will harmonize in honor of an 11-year-old North Carolina boy who attempted suicide earlier this year after repo...

Boy Reportedly Told Not To Wear My Little Pony Backpack To Class

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.19.2014 | Parents

A North Carolina mother says her 9-year-old son was told he couldn't wear his backpack of choice to school. Noreen Bruce said officials at Buncomb...

LOOK: Bullied 'My Little Pony' Fan Gets Support From Tattoo Parlor

Posted 03.07.2014 | Gay Voices

The 11-year-old North Carolina boy who allegedly tried to commit suicide after repeatedly being bullied for his love of "My Little Pony" is getting so...

Michael Sam, Michael Morones and the Problem of Gender in America

Oscar G. Lopez | Posted 04.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Oscar G. Lopez

In the last week there have been two significant news stories that have unearthed some difficult truths about the persistence of the gender problem in American society. Both of them center on a boy called Michael.

LOOK: Artist Launches Incredible Project In Support Of Bullied 'My Little Pony' Fan

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Ohio-based artist Paul Richmond has co-launched an incredible new campaign in support of Michael Morones, an 11-year-old North Carolina boy who attemp...

What It Means When an 11-Year-Old Attempts Suicide

Carrie Goldman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Impact
Carrie Goldman

In the two weeks since 11-year-old Michael Morones attempted to take his own life by hanging, potentially leaving him severely brain damaged, his parents are trying to sort out what happened and where to go from here.

HEARTBREAKING: Bullied Boy Who Loves 'My Little Pony' Attempts Suicide

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.05.2014 | Gay Voices

An 11-year-old boy attempted suicide late last month and remains in critical condition in North Carolina. Michael Morones, who was reportedly tease...