“I don’t want Jadin’s death to be in vain,” Jadin's father said, in a voice choking with emotion. “I want it to stand for something. I think we need to look at people for who they are and not who we think they should be.”
Rutgers University names a new student named for Tyler Clementi, a gay student who jumped to his death in 2010 after his roommate used a webcam to record Clementi in an intimate encounter with another man.
The parents of 14-year-old David Phan, an openly gay student who shot and killed himself in front of horrified classmates on November 29, are speaking out and accusing school officials of "mishandling" the situation that led to their son's death.
Two teens have been arrested in the murder of an openly gay high school senior in what police are ruling a “robbery-turned-fatal-shooting," while the victim's family are calling it an anti-gay hate crime.