WorldPride 2019: Here’s What to Know if You’re Heading to a Pride Celebration

by Jane Clementi Pride is a very special time of year for me: It has been a blessing and an honor to have participated in many Pride events and marches over the past 8 plus years. This year is especially significant for me because the Tyler Clementi Foundation will officially participate as a non-profit organization in the New

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Tyler Clementi Foundation To Be Honored By Gay Fellowship With Reading Of LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION!

by BWW News Desk Jun. 14, 2019 The Tyler Clementi Foundation, which works to end online and offline bullying in schools, workplaces, and faith communities, will be honored at Moving with the Spirit, a dramatic performance and fundraiser organized by the Gay Fellowship at Blessed Sacrament Church. The event will be a celebration of New York City

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Ottawa groups present stirring choral tribute to bullied teen

Sandra Abma · CBC News · Posted: May 31, 2019 5:42 PM ET | Last Updated: June 1 In a church basement in Alta Vista, three local choirs have been rehearsing together for the Canadian premiere of Tyler’s Suite, a choral work dedicated to the memory of American teenager Tyler Clementi. Clementi, a talented young violinist, took his own life in 2010 in a case that focused

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Tyler Clementi Foundation Launches Resources for Jewish Communities to End Bullying

May 27, 2019 by eJP The Tyler Clementi Foundation, an anti-bullying organization, has launched its first #Day1 toolkit designed for synagogues and Jewish communities. #Day1 toolkit is a simple, effective, and empowering intervention to help prevent bullying before it begins. This edition of the #Day1 toolkit is specially crafted for Jewish communities; it directly addresses the ways religious language

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New Jersey conversion therapy ban stands, for now, but LGBT groups expect more challenges

Nancy Cutler, Rockland/Westchester Journal NewsPublished 4:56 a.m. ET April 19, 2019 | Updated 4:41 p.m. ET April 19, 2019 The U.S. Supreme Court this week declined to hear a challenge to New Jersey’s lawbanning the use of so-called conversion therapy on minors. It was the third attempt to get the high court to knock down New Jersey’s

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The case for banning conversion therapy in North Carolina

BY JOE KILLIAN ON APRIL 19, 2019 Mitchell Gold, like many gay North Carolinians, cannot understand why there isn’t already a state law banning so-called “conversion” therapy. Sixteen states and Washington, D.C., now ban the practice, which aims to “cure” lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people. And polls show a law forbidding it in North Carolina

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Mormon Church Shows Some Progress By Dropping Anti-LGBTQ Policies

BY TRUDY RING APRIL 04 2019 1:30 PM EDT The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints — known informally as the Mormon Church — has backtracked on some of its anti-LGBTQ policies, while remaining opposed to same-sex relationships. The church will no longer bar most children of LGBTQ parents from receiving baptism, and while it

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To Save Kid’s Lives, prevent Bullying.

From Board Member Mitchell Gold – Tyler Clementi Foundation. I am writing in response to “NC’s child suicide nearly doubled in a decade” (March 20). In the face of this terrible news, a glimmer of hope is that suicide and its risk factors are absolutely preventable. Resources, such as the Tyler Clementi Foundation’s #Day1 program,

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Punishment won’t stop bullying, we need to address root causes

More than three million students are bullied every year in American schools, a heartbreaking number that translates to more than a quarter of kids in grades 6-12 and those are just the targets. Nearly 70 percent of students report having witnessed cruel and humiliating behavior. The bill currently before the New Jersey state legislature that

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Suicide prevention advocate talks bullying

After hearing the tragic story of Seven Bridges, one mother, turned suicide prevention advocate, is reaching out with suggestions to prevent bullying in schools.

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