As More Bullying Victims Commit Suicide, Right-Wing Groups Decry...

Oct 2, 2010 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Think Progress

Last week, Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi jumped to his death after two classmates secretly recorded his sexual relationship with a man and broadcasted it over the internet.

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Crooked Charlie Rangel wrote:
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Even with a gun you would have been a sissy, a wuss, a wimp, a gutless wonder...you probably would have shot yourself in the eye.
You were less than a man then and you still are.
So stop fantasizing little girly boy because you are not brave enough to do anything about any bully.
Ok, So you admit gerly-boys were born that way! They didn't wish it on themselves or "Choose" it. So what gives you the right to bully them?
Regards, Terry

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Ok, So you admit gerly-boys were born that way! They didn't wish it on themselves or "Choose" it. So what gives you the right to bully them?
Regards, Terry
It is a birth defect. Woman's gene are becoming damaged and mutated by DEET, birth control pills, atrozine sprayed on corn and many other chemicals. All sorts of male fish and amphibians are being feminized and showing up with diminished testes and other deformities. The data is being withheld by contributors to the DFL. Namely the AFL-CIO and unions used by farmers and the businesses that use and supply the chemicals.
Ask your mother if she used birth control pills or DEET .
Search the web because they are many stories that support the theory. The mutated DNA is a big topic with the MN DNR.

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Rose wrote:
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Ever notice how it's the homophobes who type out their detailed gay sex fantasies?
They love talking about NAMBLA too.

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I would normally agree with you about the chemical pollution, but not in this case. Why? you ask. Transgendered people have existed since the writing of the Old Testament (4000 years ago) They are well known in India as the Hijra (google) and date back to the time of Christ. The ancient Jewish Rabbis refered to them as "Tum tum". In Polynesia, They are the Fafafini. In American Indian culture, they were "Berdaches". The British sent them to Australia as "Mollies" two hundred years ago. There was even a Roman emperor who was Transgendered, Eglabulus (sp)(Google). So it's hard to blame it on chemical pollution. It's a "normal" human variation, like being left handed, or having club feet.
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It is a birth defect. Woman's gene are becoming damaged and mutated by DEET, birth control pills, atrozine sprayed on corn and many other chemicals. All sorts of male fish and amphibians are being feminized and showing up with diminished testes and other deformities. The data is being withheld by contributors to the DFL. Namely the AFL-CIO and unions used by farmers and the businesses that use and supply the chemicals.
Ask your mother if she used birth control pills or DEET .
Search the web because they are many stories that support the theory. The mutated DNA is a big topic with the MN DNR.
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TerryE wrote:
I would normally agree with you about the chemical pollution, but not in this case. Why? you ask. Transgendered people have existed since the writing of the Old Testament (4000 years ago) They are well known in India as the Hijra (google) and date back to the time of Christ. The ancient Jewish Rabbis refered to them as "Tum tum". In Polynesia, They are the Fafafini. In American Indian culture, they were "Berdaches". The British sent them to Australia as "Mollies" two hundred years ago. There was even a Roman emperor who was Transgendered, Eglabulus (sp)(Google). So it's hard to blame it on chemical pollution. It's a "normal" human variation, like being left handed, or having club feet.
Regards, Terry
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It is becoming an epidemic. There was some before as you wrote but it is quickly becoming widespread.
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Gay or straight, sane people don't commit suicide!
There was a study of people who survived suicide by trying to jump to their deaths, and every one of them said that as soon as they jumped they regretted it. Don't try it!

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Wasp wrote:
Gay or straight, sane people don't commit suicide!
There was a study of people who survived suicide by trying to jump to their deaths, and every one of them said that as soon as they jumped they regretted it. Don't try it!
Two things make a person commit suicide! 1) A person is/feels trapped in a situation from which he sees no escape. 2) is a variation of #1. A person feels condemn to a life of misery and sorrow because of some personal characteristic. Being and Not accepted is a good example. Being a Transexual is another. One is caught in an impossible situation. They are damned if they do and damned if they don't. If they proceed with transition, they will lose everything, family, home, etc. If they don't proceed with it they will go crazy and probably wind as an alcoholic or a drug addict. Suicide seems to be the only way out.
Regards, Terry
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Wasp wrote:
Gay or straight, sane people don't commit suicide!
There was a study of people who survived suicide by trying to jump to their deaths, and every one of them said that as soon as they jumped they regretted it. Don't try it!
They survived suicide by trying to jump to their deaths? Then, after jumping to kill themselves, so they could survive suicide, they regretted jumping? Apparently, you and Sarah Palin were enrolled in the same communications program. Nice job; clear as mud.
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Ok, So you admit gerly-boys were born that way! They didn't wish it on themselves or "Choose" it. So what gives you the right to bully them?
Regards, Terry
What bullies don't get is that the act of bullying is their own failure. It is the wrong choice that THEY make, yet they try to justify their wrong actions by blaming their victims. Bullies harm others because of their own feelings of powerlessness. Most of them have actually been bullying victims, themselves. Thus, they attempt to feel powerful and in-control, by utilizing the very weapon by which their self-efficacy was stolen. Bullying is a sad practice for the perpetrators, as well as the victims.
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Its hard to teach kids not to bully when they see their parents and other so called adults (rightwing or teapublicans) getting their way doing it...fine example...amen
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Archie wrote:
The Homosexual lobby is slaviatating over the "suicides" of innocent children that puts the Homosexual agenda on the front page,
Thanks to the Democrats and our demented school system for muddling with the minds of Children suggestion it is just teriffic if a child in puberity chooses a sex preference.
The failing PC demented and incapable public school system needs to shut down for serious maintenence before more children are used as PC cannon fodder causing Mortal wounds to them, and their innosense.
You're just bitter because your granddaughter hates you. FAIL
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We already have laws on the books that cover this, but they need to be enforced, we don't need additional laws that are case specific. As someone whose dealt with suicide I can tell you that there are a host of reasons for someone either attempting or committing suicide, being gay or being bullied is only a small fraction of the deaths, but do to the media hype it's been in the forefront lately and for that I believe it's politically motivated. We all understand bullying is totally wrong, but unfortunately you aren't going to change it over night and the parents and teachers and community need to work together - We all don't have to like one another but we do have to tolerate one another.
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Archie Buttkiss wrote:
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They survived suicide by trying to jump to their deaths? Then, after jumping to kill themselves, so they could survive suicide, they regretted jumping? Apparently, you and Sarah Palin were enrolled in the same communications program. Nice job; clear as mud.
I think what they meant was that when the choice had been made between life and death they wanted decided they really wanted to live, but unfortunately not everyone gets a second chance.
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Militant Queer Pete wrote:
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IF THAT'S WHAT YOU BELIEVE, THEN I HAVE LAND AT NEVERLAND TO SELL YOU.
DUMB-**** DO YOU OWN HOMEWORK. THEIR ARE PLENTY OF STUDIES.
DO YOUR RESEARCH. B4 UR **** COMMENTS BACK. LAMO.
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I did my research moron. I quoted a study from another article from the same day at the strib. All you did was dispute the quoted study, and call me names. You didn't list any studies to defend your position so I guess it is you who are the moron. By the way, what is LAMO? Is it anything like LMAO? or are you too stupid to even know how to spell shortcuts? Idiot.
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so "assisted suicide" is good, but suicide all by one's self is bad?

where's paul krudman when I need some good parsing?
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Wake up wrote:
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I think what they meant was that when the choice had been made between life and death they wanted decided they really wanted to live, but unfortunately not everyone gets a second chance.
Thank you; that is what I meant. Some people choose a permanent solution for a temporary problem. Those with sound mental health will most likely realize this.

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I started a discussion titled Minnesota Teachers , Bullying & ADHD Discussion
If anyone wants to express their opinion I would appreciate it.

Please if your going to be immature and just start arguements do not even post because then your bullying others in a discussion.

Be mature and lets discuss our opinions with out insults and name calling because that would make us no better, actually worse, then these kids at schools.

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You seem to be perfectly comfortable imagining it.
True;and Miss Mona also seems to be a 'complete ass.'

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In my case, I'm public because not to be would seem to be cowardly and ashamed. I am neither. I didn't "Choose" this condition and I have nothing to be ashamed of. I have a "woman's" disease, Scoliosis too, Did I choose that? A year in body casts and a very expensive operation? Not on your life. I keep hacking away at People's stupid notions that we "Choose" to be this. No one else but a few of us with the problem are speaking out against this wall of ignorance. No one can even guess what it's like to be Transgendered or Transexual with out actually being one. It would be much easier not to be. Most non TG folks would like us to just ignore it and get on with our lives. But we can't. It won't leave you alone! The constant reminders that you were born in the wrong body, and it doesn't go away. Many TGs try to bury their feelings in alchohol or drugs, but that is a toxic way to live, or merely exist. Especially when you know there's a better life for you and all you have to do is transition. So I hope by being in everyone's face about it, I can change some minds and open some eyes.
Regards, Terry
Terry,ignore the narrow-minded idiots.Being TG is not a disorder.MtF are among some of the most beautiful,sensuous women.Being a woman has always been a 'pain in the neck.'However,it is still better than being a 'male barbarian.'****Girlfriend.

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