Gay Texas councilman's plea to bullie...

Gay Texas councilman's plea to bullied teens goes viral

There are 4 comments on the Santa Cruz Sentinel story from Oct 15, 2010, titled Gay Texas councilman's plea to bullied teens goes viral. In it, Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that:

A city councilman in Fort Worth, Texas, has rocketed into cyberspace prominence in a video pleading with gay teens not to commit suicide and tearfully recounting his own ordeals as a bullied schoolboy.

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As Usual

Soquel, CA

#1 Oct 15, 2010
At this moment 3 out of 10 items on the non-local news feed are about gays.
Nissa

Fort Worth, TX

#2 Oct 15, 2010
Bullying must be stopped no matter who is the target. So what if someone is different? That doesn't give anyone the right to bully/beat/act mentally deranged at them. Disgusting behavior I have never understood. Many of us have had to whoop on a bully at some point in the grade school years. It wasn't right and I got my share of detention, etc, but I will not stand there and let it happen to anyone, period. I fault their parents for not raising them right and the staff at the schools for not noticing and doing something about it!
the original curious cat

Watsonville, CA

#3 Oct 16, 2010
As Usual wrote:
At this moment 3 out of 10 items on the non-local news feed are about gays.
good for the Sentinel. gay suicide has been ignored for far too long. finally it is getting some attention:

here is an informative video about gay suicide. kudos to the Sentinel:

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“the baby who would be king!!!!”

Since: Jan 07

fort worth

#4 Oct 19, 2010
thank you mr burns !

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