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Candlelight Vigil To Honor Bullied Iowa Teen

A candlelight vigil will be held Tuesday in Davenport in honor of a bullied Iowa teen who committed suicide.

04/23/2012

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Family Says Bullying Pushed Iowa Boy To Suicide

The death of a 14-year-old northwest Iowa student has prompted discussion by relatives, school officials and others about the bullying that is being blamed for his suicide. The family of Kenneth Weishuhn, of Primgahr, says he was harassed at school after he told people that he was gay.

04/18/2012

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Lesbian Teens Elected H.S. Royalty, Shake Up Pep Fest Plans

A civil rights group is taking Minnesota’s largest school district to court to force it to permit two lesbian teens to walk into pep fest as a couple on Monday afternoon.

01/28/2011

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Gay H.S. Student Deals With Fame After Op-Ed

In November, Sean Simonson, a student at Benilde-St. Margaret’s High School in St. Louis Park wrote an editorial, “Life as a Gay Teenager,” for his Catholic school’s student newspaper that touched off a controversy and ignited Twin Cities media and the blogosphere.

01/01/2011

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‘Bullied’ Tells Gay Teen’s History-Changing Case

by Reg Chapman, WCCO-TV MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Too many gay teenagers are taking their lives to escape being taunted or beat up by bullies at school. Their stories sparked one survivor to share his own […]

CBS Minnesota–11/03/2010

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