Recent GLBT Teen Tragedies-What Can We Do?

Last week, I was browsing NPR’s site and came across Ellen DeGeneres’ YouTube video on bullying. She talked about how five teens across the U.S. committed suicide in what are being called ‘GLBT related deaths’-and these were only the one’s that were reported about in the news. Tyler Clementi, 18, from Rutgers University, Seth Walsh, 13, from California, Asher Brown, 13, from Houston, Billy Lucas, 15 from Indiana, and Raymond Chase, 19, from Johnson & Wales University. Her video was clearly a call to action, which got me thinking does this have to do with libraries or librarians? Continue reading