Bullying Led To Gay Michigan Teen Suicide Say Parents

There are 4 comments on the Advocate story from Dec 5, 2012, titled Bullying Led To Gay Michigan Teen Suicide Say Parents. In it, Advocate reports that:

Josh Pacheco was a junior at Linden High School in Fenton, Mich., where he loved theater, his Advanced Placement history class, and his friends and family, his mother Lynette Capehart told Michigan Live .

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Since: Mar 09

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#1 Dec 5, 2012
This really has to be stopped!
hi hi

Philadelphia, PA

#3 Dec 5, 2012
I almost -- just now, almost instinctively -- wrote *shrug* as the first word of my comment on this.

I don't understand what it will take and how clear it has to become to people that what you do in life is to *analyze the various factors* and reach a conclusion about *what is likely to help* and *what is not likely to help* in given situations.

I don't believe TELLING people to accept diversity is going to achieve anything. Won't change a whit. I could provide some nasty examples here about groups and various demographics who have learned nnnnothing about diversity or accepting others.

Know what makes people change their tune fast?

Making them pay money. Scaring them financially. Bankrupting them.

The choice lies with those who *really* want to put a stop to all this.(And mind you, you won't stop all of it. But you could create a climate where people work HARD to end this type of discrimination and DON'T fool with the concept that they'd better try their damnedest.)

I, like anyone else, lament that it's gotten this ugly. The difference is, I stare that ugliness in the face and I am *jam-packed* with energy for solutions that will actually work.
david traversa

Buenos Aires, Argentina

#5 Dec 5, 2012
The Dutch have found the solution to this problem.. You cannot reason with the mentally unstable..

Since: Mar 09

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#7 Dec 6, 2012
"If you find yourself going through hell ... keep going."

- Winston Churchill

PFLAG moms are great!


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