Despite support from celebrities like Adam Lambert and Ashley Tisdale, the rash of gay teenagers killing themselves has been devestating. Recently, Fort Worth’s city councilman Joel Burns made a heartfelt speech during a public council meeting about his own struggles with his sexual identity, and if it doesn’t make you tear up, you’re probably not human. More
Topic: Tyler Clementi
There’s sad news coming from Rutgers today, where a freshman jumped to his death last night after his roommate filmed him having sex with a guy in their room and put the video on the internet.
It’s terrible that Tyler Clementi chose to respond to the video by jumping off the George Washington Bridge rather than report his roommate for a gross violation of privacy. College kids may generally have a more open approach to online privacy than older people, but sharing a friend (or foe’s) personal information online just simply isn’t ok. More