Tag: teen suicides

Are LGBT students safer this year?

ANTI-BULLYING CONFERENCE | President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama sit with Brandon Greene of Burrilville, R.I., right, and Jacqui Knight of Moore, Okla., as they meet with students and parents from the Conference...

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Navigating our Top 10 News Stories of 2010

In this week’s Dallas Voice, which will be available on newsstands by Friday, we take a look at our Top 10 LGBT News Stories of 2010. Because the list was designed for the print edition, it may seem a little difficult to...

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Top 10: Teen suicides put spotlight on bullying

NOT FORGOTTEN | Suicide victims, back from left, Seth Walsh and Billy Lucas, and front from left, Raymond Chase, Zach Harrington, Asher Brown and Tyler Clementi. (Kevin Thomas/Dallas Voice) No. 1: View all of the Top 10 “Sticks...

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LGBT Person of the Year: Joel Burns

Fort Worth’s gay City Councilman put an ‘everyman’ face on the issue of bullying and teen suicide — and the world took notice Arnold Wayne Jones  |  jones@dallasvoice.com A TEXAS STAR | Fort Worth Councilman Joel Burns speaks...

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Equality Texas pushes for anti-bullying legislation

Group also releases poll results showing support for LGBT rights Tammye Nash  |  nash@dallasvoice.com CITING THE NUMBERS | Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns, left, listens as Equality Texas Executive Director Dennis Coleman...

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DISD approves LGBT-inclusive bullying policy

William Morvant, a gay student at Booker T. Washington High School, addresses the DISD board of trustees while other audience members from the LGBT community stand in support on Thursday. Following a discussion in which several...

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Know suicide’s warning signs

DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Ann Haas In the recent rash of well-publicized LGBT teen suicides, bullying was identified as the cause. But experts note there are a variety of issues and circumstances that...

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