“I can only wonder how my life would have been different if there’d been a church around that had loved me for who God created me to be, instead of trying to change me from what it feared I represent.”
“I don’t want Jadin’s death to be in vain,” Jadin's father said, in a voice choking with emotion. “I want it to stand for something. I think we need to look at people for who they are and not who we think they should be.”
Rutgers University names a new student named for Tyler Clementi, a gay student who jumped to his death in 2010 after his roommate used a webcam to record Clementi in an intimate encounter with another man.
The parents of 14-year-old David Phan, an openly gay student who shot and killed himself in front of horrified classmates on November 29, are speaking out and accusing school officials of "mishandling" the situation that led to their son's death.