Marin Voice: Shocking increase in suicide rates of gay youth deserves our attention

  By JAKE BIZZELL | June 9, 2021 at 12:02 p.m. During June, we celebrate diversity in Marin County, recognizing those in our community who identify as LGBTQ+. This time last year, we were reminded that gay bashing can happen even in our own backyard when a Fairfax transgender teen was taunted and verbally harassed. Now, after

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Tyler Clementi Foundation calls on religious organizations to promote LGBTQI+ acceptance | Faith Matters

Updated Mar 28, 5:19 PM; Posted Mar 28, 8:00 AM Jane Clementi, founded the Tyler Clementi Foundation in honor of her son, the gay Rutgers student who died by suicide in 2010 after being bullied by his roommate. She recently moved to Harrison. (Reena Rose Sibayan | The Jersey Journal)   By Rev. Alexander Santora/For the Jersey

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LGBTQ rights activist Joshua Patel to help prevent bullying nationwide

By Arun Kumar February 18, 2021 10:43 am     Joshua Patel Indian American joins Tyler Clementi Foundation to expand its reach. Indian American LGBTQ rights activist Joshua Patel has been appointed as Director of Development at the Tyler Clementi Foundation with a mission to end online and offline bullying in schools, workplaces, and faith communities. “We

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Women religious sign on to bishops’ statement supporting LGBTQ youth

Six women religious communities and a federation of congregations of women religious have added their support to a statement signed by bishops supporting LGBTQ youth. In January, “God Is on Your Side: A Statement from Catholic Bishops on Protecting LGBT Youth” was released on the website of the Tyler Clementi Foundation, a group that fights anti-LGBTQ

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Joshua Patel Appointed as Director of Development at The Tyler Clementi Foundation

NEW YORK—The Tyler Clementi Foundation, whose mission is to end online and offline bullying in schools, workplaces, and faith communities, has appointed Joshua Patel as the organization’s Director of Development. Founder and CEO, Jane Clementi shared “We look forward to welcoming Josh to our team. Given today’s political climate paired with the emotional toll of

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US bishops show their support for initiative to stop bullying of LGBT youth

    At least 10 US Catholic bishops have signed a statement supporting the Tyler Clementi Foundation in standing up for at-risk LGBT youth in the United States and speaking out against bullying directed at them. “As we see in the Gospels, Jesus Christ taught love, mercy and welcome for all people, especially for those

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Catholic bishops send powerful message of solidarity to LGBT+ kids everywhere: ‘God loves you’

BY LILY WAKEFIELD       The group of Catholic bishops who signed the statement in support of LGBT+ youth included a cardinal and an archbishop. (Envato) A group of US Catholic bishops have sent powerful message of solidarity to LGBT+ kids everywhere, telling them: “God loves you and God is on your side.” A statement

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A group of Catholic bishops issues statement condemning bullying of LGBTQ youth

The signers also directed part of their comments directly to LGBTQ people, saying, ‘know that God created you, God loves you and God is on your side.’ Photo by Mercedes Mehling/Unsplash/Creative Commons   By Jack Jenkins (RNS) — A group of U.S. Catholic bishops has released a statement condemning the bullying of LGBTQ youth, insisting

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Group of US Catholic bishops urges support for LGBT youth

  By DAVID CRARY   1 of 3 FILE – In this Jan. 6, 2017 file photo, Cardinal Joseph Tobin gives the homily during a Mass installing him as the new archbishop of Newark, in Newark, N.J. Declaring “God is on your side,” Tobin along with the archbishop of Santa Fe, N.M., and six other

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