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

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Seth Walsh
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. Senate approves ‘Seth’s Law,’ aimed at reducing anti-gay bullying

Saturday, September 3, 2011
Seth Walsh
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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Mother of bullied gay teen files wrongful death lawsuit against Calif. school

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Seth Walsh
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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Feds probe school’s response to bullying complaints that led to gay teen’s suicide

Thursday, December 23, 2010
Seth Walsh
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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Hundreds ‘celebrate’ life of Seth Walsh; details emerge of last bullying incident

Sunday, October 3, 2010
Shane and Shawn Walsh
It was standing room only at the First Baptist Church in Tehachapi, CA, Friday as more than 500 mourners came to bid farewell to Seth Walsh, an openly gay teen who died earlier this week following a suicide attempt 10 days earlier. Seth endured years of bullying for being [...]

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Calif. teen on life support after suicide attempt — another case of anti-gay bullying

Sunday, September 26, 2010
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A California boy remains in critical condition and on life support after he attempted to hang himself last week in what friends and neighbors describe as another case of anti-gay bullying. [...]

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