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Tyler Clementi Suicide

Tyler Clementi's Brother James Turns Tragedy Into Activism (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nathan Manske

2014-08-30-20140828JamesClementi2small.jpgIn 2010 Tyler Clementi took his own life after being publicly outed on the Internet by his college roommate. His oldest brother James, who is also gay, is now an activist hoping to shape a world that's more accepting and inclusive of LGBTQ people.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Patty Murray Revives College Anti-Harassment Push After Her Intern's Sickening Story | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) said she will introduce legislation Thursday that would require colleges and universities receiving federal ...

Group Walking From Chicago To New York Will Meet Tyler Clementi's Family

AP | Posted 11.08.2013 | College

FORT LEE, N.J. -- FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — The family of the Rutgers University student who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to see him ...

Silence And Inaction on Bullying Are Not an Option

Ronnie Kroell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Ronnie Kroell

The impact of bullying is profound. It can lead to a plethora of physical and psychological problems that can be life-long. And far too often it leads to suicide, one of the main causes of death among school-age and college students in the U.S.

Looking for Tyler: How My Baby Brother's Legacy Is Helping Build a Better Culture for Vulnerable Youth

James Clementi | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
James Clementi

When I give presentations at schools, I am always looking for Tyler in the crowd. I guess some part of my mind still thinks I can save him. Ultimately I cannot. But every time I tell the story, I meet at least one person who reminds me that there are others who need to know that they are not alone.

Anti-Gay Activist Suggests Disturbing Motive For Tyler Clementi's Suicide

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Anti-gay activist Robert Oscar Lopez offers up a shocking motive for Tyler Clementi's 2010 suicide in a bizarre American Thinker editorial. Lopez,...

Group Uses Tyler Clementi's Suicide To Tout Anti-Gay Agenda

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

During a recent college appearance, a spokeswoman for a pro-marriage conservative group used Tyler Clementi's suicide to promote an anti-gay agenda. ...

Curtis M. Wong

Tyler Clementi's Story Comes To Chicago Stage | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

When asked to explain why he decided to write the play “Teddy Ferrara,” Christopher Shinn says, “I thought a lot about committing suicide in hig...

Rutgers Announces Tyler Clementi Center

AP | Posted 04.03.2013 | College

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Rutgers University is announcing a center named for the student who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to see...

Tyler Clementi's Parents Blame Dharun Ravi For Son's Suicide

AP | Posted 08.29.2012 | Crime

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. — The family of Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi said they have come to believe he killed himself in part because of hi...

Lila Shapiro

Dharun Ravi Appeals Highlight The Continued Debate Over Hate-Crime Laws | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Lawyers representing Dharun Ravi, a former Rutgers student sentenced in May for using a webcam to spy on his roommate kissing another man, have filed ...

The Shame of Dharun Ravi: The Boy Who Can't Say Sorry

Sandip Roy | Posted 07.24.2012 | Crime
Sandip Roy

Dharun Ravi finally wept. But it had nothing to do with Tyler Clementi, his former roommate who jumped off the George Washington Bridge.

Ravi, Romney And Anti-Gay Bullying: What A Difference 50 Years Makes

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

The Dharun Ravi verdict and sentencing represents a dramatic shift in society's view of anti-gay bullying and of bias crimes against LGBT people. Just compare what Ravi did to Tyler Clementi to what Mitt Romney reportedly did to a nonconforming student at his prep school in 1965.

Twitter Reacts To Ravi's Sentencing

Posted 05.22.2012 | Crime

Dharun Ravi was sentenced on Monday approximately two months after a jury found him guilty in a 15-count indictment including invasion of privacy, bia...

'Hate The Sin, Love The Sinner' Not Enough

Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr. | Posted 05.29.2012 | Religion
Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr.

We can no longer, just hate the sin and love the sinner but deliberately through action dismantle the bullying, the stigma, the prejudice and the discrimination.

20/20 Needs New Glasses: Tyler Clementi Segment Sensational and Simplistic

Cathy Renna | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cathy Renna

We know 20/20 has a mixed history on LGBT issues, but in this case, Chris Cuomo simply gave Ravi a free ride without any challenges to what seemed like a "too little too late" set of rationalizations for his actions.

Poll Position: Was Dhuran Ravi's Verdict Just? Vote Now!

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

From glitter-bombing to celebrities coming out of the closet, every Friday we invite you to weigh in on a hot topic involving the LGBT community. T...

The Dharun Ravi Verdict in an Anti-Bullying Age (VIDEO)

Matt Semino | Posted 05.20.2012 | Crime
Matt Semino

Beginning with the fateful moment of Tyler Clementi's suicide in 2010, his story and the subsequent Dharun Ravi trial all at once shined an intense spotlight on the pressing issue of bullying.

Tyler Clementi And The Dharun Ravi Trial: Why The Verdict Is Just

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

No jury that thought long and hard about the case could have returned with any other verdict. It is not the jury's job to think about sentencing or punishment. It is it's job to follow the law.

The Dharun Ravi Case: Law Upheld, Justice Denied?

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.18.2012 | Crime
Sunil Adam

With the jury's guilty verdict in the so-called Rutgers University webcam spying case, Ravi, it appears, has been turned into the proverbial sacrificial lamb for society's collective guilt about its own bias intimidation against homosexuals.

A Shakespearean Tragedy: A Rutgers Story, Where Prejudice of Love Induces Death!

William Brown | Posted 05.16.2012 | College
William Brown

What a sad tragedy when hate blackens love and destroys young lives. What a horrible act it is to have one's love and affection for another used to ostracize and expel a young man from an academic community engineered to expand and promote diversity.

Dharun Ravi Verdict Inspires Impassioned -- And Conflicted -- Responses

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The conviction of former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi for bias intimidation, invasion of privacy and tampering with evidence among other cha...

Injustice at Rutgers

Jess Coleman | Posted 05.16.2012 | Teen
Jess Coleman

Had Clementi not committed suicide or had the case not been given so much attention, Ravi probably never would have faced a jury. The prosecutors had no choice but to push the harshest possible charges.

Summations Abruptly Postponed In Rutgers Webcam Spy Trial

Posted 03.13.2012 | Crime

Closing arguments in the trial of Dharun Ravi came to an abrupt halt Tuesday morning and have been postponed until the afternoon. Defense attorney ...

Victim's Suicide Is Almost Off-Limits In Webcam Spy Trial

AP | By GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.05.2012 | Crime

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (Associated Press) -- For all the attention Tyler Clementi's suicide got, it has a place only at the edge of the invasion-privacy ...