A 9-year-old boy in Colorado killed himself on Thursday after his mother said he was bullied for coming out as gay. He told me at 9. I was driving, I looked back at him and said, "I still love you son," she recalled. Our priority right now is to look at all the concerns raised in this case, to keep all our students safe and to do a fair and thorough review of the facts surrounding this tragic loss. The Denver Police Department confirmed Jamel's death was a suicide and said it's continuing to investigate the circumstances, which appear non-criminal at this time. For those experiencing depressions or suicidal thoughts, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can be reached 24 hours a day, seven days a week at
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After trying unsuccessfully to take a male date to his homecoming dance in Memphis, Tennessee, a former student is suing his Catholic high school under Title IX, arguing it had unlawfully discriminated against him on the basis of his sexual orientation. Lance Sanderson, 19, made national headlines last year when he tried to take a boy to the homecoming dance at Christian Brothers High School CBHS , an all-boys private school. His effort garnered tens of thousands of supporters via a change. He ended up skipping the dance and was sent home from school days later. When he returned, he said he was called derogatory names by other students. Feeling unwelcome, Sanderson decided to finish his senior year at home, completing his coursework online and missing out on his graduation ceremony.
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The death of a gay student, tortured and tied to a prairie fence in Wyoming two decades ago, shocked America. As Matthew Shepard's ashes are interred in the nation's spiritual home, those who knew him reflect on his remarkable legacy. Tubes everywhere enabling his body to stay alive. You could see his braces, so of course it's Matt.
Katherine Harper is facing charges for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a year-old boy. A pregnant Texas middle school teacher has been charged with allegedly having sex with a year-old student, according to multiple reports. Katherine Harper was arrested and charged with improper relationship between an educator and student, a second degree felony, for allegedly having a summer-long sexual relationship last year with a student she met at Tidwell Middle School, Fox 5 reports. Click here to get breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases in the True Crime Newsletter. The alleged sexual relationship between Harper and the unnamed student began when Harper taught the teen at the Roanoke middle school, the Star-Telegram reports.