Tag Archives: GLBT Suicide

Azerbaijan: Suicide of leading gay rights activist sparks first ‘LGBT news conference’

From PinkNews: The suicide of a gay rights activist in Azerbaijan last month has prompted the city of Baku’s first ever LGBT news conference, in which activists established plans to drive for fresh legislation to protect sexual minorities, as well … Continue reading

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AT&T To Dontate to LGBTQ Suicide Prevention Group Via Film Project

Phone company AT&T has set up a website, Love is Changing History, as a way to support The Trevor Project, a suicide prevention group for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning youth. The site features two short films, one by … Continue reading

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Gay Iowa Teen Commits Suicide After Allegedly Receiving Death Threats

Sadly, just days before the Day of Silence, comes this report from The Huffington Post: As KTIV is reporting, 14-year-old Kenneth Weishuhn Jr. began to be teased and bullied by classmates at South O’Brien High School after he came out … Continue reading

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Another Reason To Stop The H8

Reading about any LGBT suicides is saddening and tragic, but this one is particularly heartwrenching. 19 year old EricJames Borges of Visalia, Ca. killed himself as reported by Queer Landia and in a news story by advocate.com. EricJames was an intern … Continue reading

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