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  • Affirmation: United Methodists
    MLB OKs Sexual Orientation Harassment Policy by Michael Gormley Associated Press
    Message 1 of 9 , Jul 22, 2013
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      MLB OKs Sexual Orientation Harassment Policy

      by Michael Gormley

      Associated Press

      Monday Jul 15, 2013

       

      Major League Baseball says it will bolster its policies against harassment and discrimination based on sexual orientation, according to a new agreement provided to The Associated Press on Monday.

       

      The league is scheduled to announce its new policy during its All-Star game festivities on Tuesday with the players’ union and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who helped draft the agreement.

      http://www.edgeonthenet.com/?147043

       

       

      Bullied New Mexico Teen Dies After Attempted Suicide

      by Jason St. Amand

      National News Editor

      Tuesday Jul 16, 2013

       

      A high school student, who was the victim of anti-gay bullying, was taken off life support and died Tuesday after he attempted to take his own life last weekend, the Latin Post reports.

       

      Carlos Vigil, 17, of Valencia County, N.M., wrote a suicide note on Twitter Saturday afternoon, confessing the he was being bullied.

      http://www.edgeonthenet.com/?147086

       

    • Affirmation: United Methodists
      Study: Gay teachers are less likely to challenge homophobic bullying by Aaron Day 26
      Message 2 of 9 , Aug 4, 2013
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        Study: Gay teachers are less likely to challenge homophobic bullying

        by Aaron Day
        26 July 2013, 11:25am

         

        A new US study has shown that gay teachers are less likely to challenge homophobia in schools for fear of drawing attention to their sexuality and putting their careers at risk.

        http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2013/07/26/study-gay-teachers-are-less-likely-to-challenge-homophobic-bullying/

         

         

        Iowa Mother Says Son was Bullied Before Suicide

        Associated Press

        Monday Jul 29, 2013

         

        The mother of a central Iowa high school student says her son committed suicide after being bullied.

        http://www.edgeonthenet.com/?147514

         

      • Affirmation: United Methodists
        Italian Teen Commits Suicide Over Anti-Gay Bullying by Jason St. Amand National News Editor Monday Aug 12, 2013 A 14-year-old Italian teen committed suicide
        Message 3 of 9 , Aug 18, 2013
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          Italian Teen Commits Suicide Over Anti-Gay Bullying

          by Jason St. Amand

          National News Editor

          Monday Aug 12, 2013

           

          A 14-year-old Italian teen committed suicide due to anti-gay bullying he endured, Pink News reports.

          The boy, who resided in Rome, took his life last Friday at 2 a.m. by throwing himself from a balcony after being subjected to anti-gay bullying online and at school. He left behind two messages apologizing to his family. One was on a USB drive, and the other was handwritten.

          http://www.edgeonthenet.com/?148077

           

           

          Italy: 14-year-old commits suicide because of anti-gay bullying

          by Joseph Patrick McCormick
          11 August 2013, 4:29pm

           

          A fourteen-year-old in Rome has taken his own life because of anti-gay bullying, and struggles with finding acceptance of his sexuality.

          http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2013/08/11/italy-14-year-old-commits-suicide-because-of-anti-gay-bullying/

           

        • Affirmation: United Methodists
          US: Ex-gay therapy newsletter claims it can end homophobic bullying by curing gay people by Aaron Day 4
          Message 4 of 9 , Sep 5, 2013
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            US: Ex-gay therapy newsletter claims it can end homophobic bullying by ‘curing’ gay people

            by Aaron Day
            4 September 2013, 2:23pm

            An ex-gay clinic in the US has released a newsletter declaring “the end of homosexuality,” in which parents can help prevent homophobic bullying by participating in its “revolution”.

            http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2013/09/04/us-ex-gay-therapy-newsletter-claims-it-can-end-homophobic-bullying-by-curing-gay-people/

             

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