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Gay Teens Suicide

Yes, Suicide Is a Gay Issue

Michael Carosone | Posted 11.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Michael Carosone

My youth was consumed by loneliness, feelings of not belonging, and thinking of ways to kill myself. I experienced many dark nights of the soul. And television saved me. Although I read a lot, I looked to TV for the noise to comfort me and make me feel less lonesome.

WATCH: Gay Teen's Dad On His Cross-Country Mission

Posted 05.31.2013 | Gay Voices

The father of Jadin Bell spoke to HuffPost Live from the road after setting out on a cross-country journey in honor of his son, who committed suicide ...

Survey Reveals Surprising Facts About LGBT Students In New York Schools

Posted 03.17.2014 | Gay Voices

The state of New York may have a comparatively liberal attitude towards its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) residents. But a new poll su...

Gay Oregon Teen Dies After Being Taken Off Life Support

Posted 02.04.2013 | Gay Voices

The 15-year-old gay Oregon boy who had been put on life support after hanging himself from school playground equipment has died. An Oregon Health ...

49ers' Teammates Say They Never Participated In 'It Gets Better' Video (Even Though They're In It)

Posted 02.01.2013 | Gay Voices

A series of anti-gay remarks made by San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver cast the Super Bowl-bound team in a negative light just days ahead ...

Gay Teen Taken Off Life Support After Hanging Himself On Playground

Posted 01.30.2013 | Gay Voices

A gay Oregon teen was taken off of life support after hanging himself in the playground of a local elementary school. Komo News reports that 15-ye...

Anti-Bullying Vigil Held In Response to Gay Iowa Teen's Suicide

Cedar Falls Patch | Kristen Swartley | Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices

On Friday evening, people from the community met on the corner of University Avenue and Main Street in Cedar Falls to mourn the death of Kenneth J. We...

Another Suicide: It's Not School Bullying... It's School Mugging

Wayne Besen | Posted 12.26.2011 | Gay Voices
Wayne Besen

These kids are not getting bullied; they are getting mugged. If the same violent incidents occurred on the subway or at the grocery store, they would be considered mugging, and the perpetrator would be arrested for assault.

It Got Better For Me... But That's Not Good Enough

David Valdes Greenwood | Posted 01.21.2012 | Gay Voices
David Valdes Greenwood

It wasn't inspiration that got me off that bridge but a person who saw a boy in a perilous place. Fewer kids will die when it's not just their parents or their gay and lesbian peers but our entire society that is keeping an eye out on their well-being.

Bullying: Putting Your Money Where Their Mouth Is

John Shore | Posted 12.10.2011 | Education
John Shore

When we say that we want bullying to stop, what we're in large part saying is that we want bullying to stop happening in our children's schools. Which...

Another Gay Teenager Commits Suicide

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Two teenage high school students reportedly committed suicide this weekend in separate incidents, and friends and family of both say they were harasse...

Responding To Gay Suicides: What Teens Can Do

Jay Michaelson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jay Michaelson

Whether you're an ally or LGBT yourself, wherever you find yourself, you can make a difference, bit by bit, like the force of water eroding a stone.

Tyler Clementi's Suicide Sparks Outrage At Rutgers

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP)-- The death of a Rutgers University freshman stirred outrage and remorse on campus from classmates who wished they could have st...