Tag Archives: sexuality

Accountability, party of none

According to the article, Rehtaeh, 17 yrs old, hung herself because of the bullying, tormenting, and teasing she received after being gang raped by 4 classmates 2 yrs ago. One of the boys involved actually took pictures and distributed them to everyone in her school. And the people who received the pictures thought it was appropriate to start calling her a whore and a slut and asking her to sleep with them. Continue reading

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National Coming Out Day

Today is National Coming Out Day. Given all of the hate crimes and bullying in the news lately, I don’t blame anyone if they don’t quite feel comfortable announcing to the world that they are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. So this year it is even more important for heterosexual people who believe in human rights for all to take a stand. Continue reading

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