Tennessee teen’s suicide highlights dangers of anti-LGBTQ bullying


By Tim Fitzsimons

News reports about the death of Tennessee teen Channing Smith, who died by suicide last week, sounded all too familiar to New Jersey mom Jane Clementi. Like Smith, her son Tyler took his own life following anti-LGBTQ cyberbullying. But now, nine years after her son’s death, Clementi said there’s reason to be hopeful amid the tragedy. “There have been some positive changes,” said Clementi, who has been working to change the culture that […]


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