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View Diary: We Lost Another One: Gay Oregon teen hangs himself on school playground after bullying (105 comments)

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  •  Adults, including teachers, encourage bullying (7+ / 0-)

    of gender-variant kids -- in my personal experience. "Nobody likes a sissy" was the response of one elementary school teacher when I told her I was being beaten repeatedly.

    If your parents can't be allowed to know and your teachers can't be allowed to know -- in both cases because they participate in a system which enables and encourages bullying -- then you will consider suicide.

    And if you commit suicide, all the guilty adults will say "Who could have predicted it?"

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