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WBDJ gunman Bryce Williams’ manifesto reveals his sexual orientation

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Bryce Williams
Williams claims that one of his motivations for the shootings was the mistreatment he felt he received for being a gay black man. ...

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Morrissey: Suicide is “admirable”

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
"Everybody thinks about [suicide]... even people who mistakenly assume that they're happy." ...

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Survey: Gay men are 5 times more likely to kill themselves

Thursday, August 6, 2015
FS surveyed over 600 gay men who all admit to having experienced mental health issues. Ranging from 17 to over 65, their different lives and experiences have common threads which echo throughout.
Those surveyed cited "low self-esteem" as the main reason for their depression and suicidal thoughts. ...

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Bullied Wisconsin transgender teen dies by suicide

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Cameron Langrell
Just days after Cameron Langrell announced to friends and classmates online that she identified as a transgender girl, the 15-year-old took her own life. ...

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Officials close investigation in trans teen’s suicide, refer to her as ‘Mr. Alcorn’ in final report

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Leelah Alcorn
The death of a troubled transgender teenager who begged people to fix society has been deemed a suicide. ...

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Transgender woman marks death with eerie posthumous tweet

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Rachel Bryk
Rachel Bryk died by suicide last week by jumping off the George Washington Bridge, just days after internet trolls encouraged her to commit suicide. ...

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Bullied transgender teen dies in apparent suicide

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Taylor Alesana
Family members confirmed that 16-year-old Taylor Alesana, who spoke on YouTube about being bullied at high school, took her life on April 2. ...

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Young N.C. transgender activist Blake Brockington dies of suicide

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Blake Brockington
Friends and community members on Tuesday mourned the passing of a Charlotte, N.C., transgender youth activist, Blake Brockington, who died as the result of suicide overnight. ...

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My boyfriend killed himself because his family couldn’t accept that he was gay

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Nazim Mahmood and Matthew Ogston in Iceland in 2008.
In their first week in the flat, the two men stood on the balcony as London glittered in front of them. Matthew looked at Nazim and said, “Darling, I think we’ve finally made it.”
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North Carolina mom believes bullying led to transgender teen’s suicide

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Ash Haffner
Local LGBT community leaders in Charlotte, N.C., are responding with messages of support and encouragement, following the death Thursday of a transgender student. Ash Haffner, 16, died by suicide on Thursday. ...

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