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  1. Mitch Kellaway | June 15 2015 6:59 AM ET
    "Grienke made her daughter's struggle public this week to demand that Milwaukee Public Schools do better when similar situations arise in the future. She is joined by one of Ross's friends, Madeline Dietrich, who penned an open letter to Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Darienne Driver, to call attention to MPS's alleged "failure to respond" to Ross's claims of bullying, and subsequent attempts to "cover up" the situation, reports WDJT."  -- advocate.com
    Bullied for 10 Years, Wisconsin Trans Teacher's Suicide Revealed
  2. Posted: 04/17/2012 11:27 am Updated: 04/17/2012 11:33 am
    "A gay Iowa teen has taken his own life after friends and family say that classmates sent him death threats on his cell phone and made him the subject of a Facebook hate group."

    Kenneth Weishuhn, Gay Iowa Teen, Commits Suicide After Allegedly Receiving Death Threats (with Video)



    Posted: 04/18/2012 1:17 pm
    "Sister Kayla Weishuhn said Kenneth was actually quite popular before he came out last month. "He had a lot of friends but once they found out he was gay a lot of them turned on him." Kayla, a sophomore, told ABC 9 KCAUTV, before noting that many of her classmates also bullied her brother..."

    Kenneth Weishuhn Suicide: Details In Gay Iowa Teen's Death After Allegedly Enduring Threats Emerge (w/Video)
  3. Toronto Mourns Suicide of Transgender Leader
    Advocate.com
    Toronto residents are grieving the loss of transgender activist Kyle Scanlon, who the Torontoist called "a valued leader, gifted mentor, and much-loved friend" after Scanlon took his own life July 3. Scanlon was the education, training, and research...
  4. 'Social shame' heightens transgender suicide
    CBC.ca
    Numbers from an ongoing health study of transgender people in this province show that rates of suicide and attempted suicide are significantly higher in the trans-population — and trans-youth are especially at risk...