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Settlement reached in suicide of teen who endured years of anti-gay bullying

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
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TEHACHAPI, Calif. -- The mother of a Central California teenager who committed suicide after years of anti-gay bullying has reached a $750,000 settlement with her son's school district. Wendy Walsh, whose 13-year-old son, Seth, committed suicide in 2010, accused the Tehachapi Unified School [...]

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Calif. gov signs ‘Seth’s Law’ anti-bullying measure, two transgender rights bills

Monday, October 10, 2011
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California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has signed “Seth’s Law,” an anti-bullying measure aimed at giving public schools tools to prevent and address bullying through mandatory policies and systems to help discourage harassment, and track incidents when they do occur. The governor also signed two significant transgender rights bills. [...]

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Calif. Senate approves ‘Seth’s Law,’ aimed at reducing anti-gay bullying

Saturday, September 3, 2011
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The California state Senate late Thursday approved “Seth’s Law,” an anti-bullying measure aimed at giving public schools tools to prevent and address bullying through mandatory policies and systems to help discourage harassment and track incidents when they do occur. [...]

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Remembering Justin Aaberg — in the year since his death, much has changed, much has not

Saturday, July 9, 2011
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On this day one year ago -- July 9, 2010 -- just weeks after finishing his freshman year at Anoka High School in Minnesota, 15-year-old Justin Aaberg killed himself in his bedroom. In the year since Justin took his life, much has changed, and much has not... [...]

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Mother of bullied gay teen files wrongful death lawsuit against Calif. school

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
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Just days after federal investigators concluded that a California middle school failed to “adequately investigate" the bullying of a gay teen who killed himself after enduring years of anti-gay harassment, the boy's mother on Tuesday filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the school district. [...]

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Federal investigators: Calif. school’s response to anti-gay bullying ‘inadequate’

Saturday, July 2, 2011
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Federal investigators on Friday concluded that the Tehachapi, Calif., Unified School District failed to “adequately investigate or respond appropriately to the bullying of a gay, 13-year-old middle school student who hung himself in September due to the harassment." [...]

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California Assembly advances ‘Seth’s Law,’ aimed at reducing anti-gay bullying

Thursday, June 2, 2011
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The California state Assembly on Wednesday approved a new anti-bullying law designed to reduce bullying of LGBT teens. The bill is named for Seth Walsh, a 13-year-old gay teen who committed suicide last year after enduring years of anti-gay bullying. [...]

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California lawmaker proposes anti-bullying law named for gay suicide victim

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
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An openly gay California state Assemblyman is proposing a new anti-bullying law design to reduce bullying of LGBT teens. The bill is named in honor of Seth Walsh, a 13-year-old gay teen who committed suicide last year. [...]

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Feds probe school’s response to bullying complaints that led to gay teen’s suicide

Thursday, December 23, 2010
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The U. S. Department of Education has launched a probe into a California school district's handling of complaints by the mother of Seth Walsh, a 13-year old gay teen who committed suicide after enduring years of relentless bullying. [...]

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Mother of gay teen who committed suicide speaks out on anti-gay bullying

Friday, December 17, 2010
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Seth Walsh, a California teen who spent 9 days on life support after attempting suicide over relentless bullying because he was gay, died Sept 28. Now, Seth's mother, Wendy Walsh, has teamed up with the ACLU to help make a difference in the lives of LGBT youth facing harassment. [...]

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