gayNEWS: Gay Teen Suicide: Are Christians Culpable? September 25, 2011
The wave of gay teen suicide continues. This past week, 14 year-old Jamey Rodemeyer from Buffalo, New York became the most recent gay teen to take his life. (Or at least the most recent one that was covered extensively by the national media).
Here are a couple of quotes (reported in a Washington Post article) that had been posted online prior to Jamey’s death…
“JAMIE IS STUPID, GAY, FAT ANND UGLY. HE MUST DIE!”
“I wouldn’t care if you died. No one would. So just do it 🙂 It would make everyone WAY more happier!”
The media & bloggers are also widely reporting that Lady Gaga has been using Jamie’s death as a platform to speak out against gay bullying. Here are three of her recent tweets…
Do Christians help create an environment that promotes gay teen bullying? A Facebook friend posted a link to this video today.