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Jamey Rodemeyer Suicide

My First Mother's Day Without My Son

Tracy Rodemeyer | Posted 07.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Tracy Rodemeyer

This Mother's Day I will pray to Jamey to let him know how much we all miss him, and how I wish I could have done more to convince him to stay with us on Earth, and how I wish he could have spent all my remaining Mother's Days with me.

Bullied Teen's Death Was Not A Crime, Police Say

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 01.22.2012 | Education

AMHERST, N.Y. — Police investigating the suicide of a bullied gay teenager said Tuesday that offensive comments he endured online and at school ...

Take a Stand Against Gay Bullying

Toan Lam | Posted 12.20.2011 | Impact
Toan Lam

Teenagers need to know that they are OK, that they are unique and special just the way they are. The more this message proliferates our media, our social media sites and conversations, the less our youth will feel hopeless and helpless.

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...

Jamey Rodemeyer's Suicide Sheds Spotlight, Caution For Teens

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 11.29.2011 | Education

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Taunted since grade school for hanging out with girls, 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer told his parents things were finally getting ...

Bullying in the Political Arena... What Are We Teaching Our Children?

Judith Barr | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics
Judith Barr

We'd like to believe our leaders and potential leaders are teaching our children about democracy, the right to speak, and freedom. But our politics are normalizing bullying.

WATCH: Parents Of Teen Driven To Suicide Say He Is Still Being Bullied

Posted 11.27.2011 | Gay Voices

The parents of Jamey Rodemeyer, the 14 year old who committed suicide last week after experiencing relentless abuse from his classmates, told the Toda...

Lady Gaga Questions Obama About Bullying Policies

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.26.2011 | Education

Days after she vowed to make bullying illegal in remembrance of 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer, who killed himself after classmates bullied him for his s...

Hey, Lady Gaga: Make It Better, Not Criminal

Laura Valdez | Posted 11.23.2011 | Education
Laura Valdez

Earlier this week, 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer died by suicide. Too often, our desire to never see such a tragedy again leads to reactionary measures that only cause more harm. But criminalizing bullying is not the answer.

What Should You Tell A Suicidal Teen?

Jeffrey Fishberger, MD | Posted 11.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Fishberger, MD

As a parent, there are things you can do to help support your child, including opening lines of communication and establishing trust early, which can then help your child in times of crisis. Your love and support may help save a child's life.

'This Must End'

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.22.2011 | Education

After Jamey Rodemeyer, a 14-year-old boy and maker of a viral "It's Gets Better" video, took his own life Sunday after years of bullying, many mourned...

Lady Gaga Wants To Make Bullying Illegal

Posted 11.22.2011 | Celebrity

Tragic news of 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer's suicide on Sunday has enraged pop star Lady Gaga to take a stand against bullying. The teenager from ...

14-Year-Old Boy Commits Suicide After Gay Bullying, Parents Carry On Message

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 11.20.2011 | Parents

Jamey Rodemeyer, a 14-year-old boy from Williamsville, NY, took his life Sunday after what his parents claim was years of bullying because of struggle...