The recent spate of gay teen suicides has captured the attention of the US nation to confront the issue of anti-gay bullying and the vulnerability of gay adolescents. Barack Obama has released a video to draw attention to the pressures facing gay teenagers. See more contents on this issue below.
>> The Surge in Gay Teen Suicide (Aol Health)
>> The article Pride and Prejudice, by Margaret Talbot (The New Yorker)
>> Oklahoma gay teen commits suicide after ‘toxic’ city council debate (LGBTQ Nation)
>> Gay Youth Activist Commits Suicide (Advocate.com)
>> How we can fight back against homophobia, by Navanethem Pillay (The Washington Post)
A campaign set out by The Trevor Project encourages people to share their thoughts and experiences in messaging directed at LGBT youth at threat of cyber-bullying and suicide. Watch some of the videos where celebrities tell lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning teens that IT GETS BETTER.