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Study: One in 10 Juvenile Detainees Have Contemplated Suicide

Study: One in 10 Juvenile Detainees Have Contemplated Suicide

by Julianne Hing on July 24 2014, 1:58PM

Youth in juvenile detention are at much greater risk for suicide than young people in the general population.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Suicide Crisis Continues Among Native Youth on Reservations

Suicide Crisis Continues Among Native Youth on Reservations

by Von Diaz on March 10 2014, 3:50PM

Native youth are more than three times more likely to commit suicide than any other group.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Latina Filmmaker Vanessa Libertad Garcia Dies at Age 29

Latina Filmmaker Vanessa Libertad Garcia Dies at Age 29

by Von Diaz on August 29 2013, 10:03AM

A promising young filmmaker at the beginning of her career, Garcia took her life on August 17.

Topics: /NOW

Hazing Ruled Not the Cause of Chinese-American Marine’s Suicide ‎

by Jorge Rivas on February 1 2012, 4:12PM

A Hawaii-based Marine pleads guilty to assault in hazing case, gets 30 days in jail, lower rank.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Pvt. Danny Chen Driven to Suicide After Racist Bullying

Pvt. Danny Chen Driven to Suicide After Racist Bullying

by Jorge Rivas on January 9 2012, 11:08AM

The 19-year-old, born and raised in Manhattan’s Chinatown, was reportedly driven to suicide after months of racist bullying and abuse.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Singer Marsha Ambrosius Opens Up About Homophobia

Singer Marsha Ambrosius Opens Up About Homophobia

by Jamilah King on January 13 2011, 2:33PM

With a new album on the way, songstress says she just wanted to be a good friend.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Singer Marsha Ambrosius' New Video Celebrates Queer Love

Singer Marsha Ambrosius’ New Video Celebrates Queer Love

by Jamilah King on January 6 2011, 6:26PM

The British songstress takes a bold stand against homophobia in the black community.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Parenting Queer Youth--and Saving Their Lives

Parenting Queer Youth—and Saving Their Lives

by Kyle Bella on December 23 2010, 9:28AM

DeAnna Green turned to the Family Acceptance Project and discovered love’s a lifesaver.

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How to Put School Bullying in Check

How to Put School Bullying in Check

by Kyle Bella on October 18 2010, 9:30AM

From GSAs to acceptance as curriculum, this problem is solvable.

Topics: Bullying, LGBT Youth

T.I. Talks Suicidal Man Down From Ledge (Take Note, 50 Cent)

T.I. Talks Suicidal Man Down From Ledge (Take Note, 50 Cent)

by Julianne Hing on October 14 2010, 10:55AM

A refreshing change from a certain idiot rapper who Tweets to encourage suicides.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Salvadoran Man Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

Salvadoran Man Commits Suicide in Immigration Detention

by on July 21 2010, 5:27PM

Jose Nelson Reyes-Zelaya had been in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody for a day when he was found dead after what officials called “apparent asphyxiation.”

Topics: Immigration

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