WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-white01, ww color white

Justin Aaberg

Justin Aaberg, a student at Anoka High School, came out as gay when he was 13. He killed himself during the summer of 2010. (credit: CBS)

LGBT Group Challenges Denial To March In Parade

A youth organization claims it was denied a spot in Anoka’s Halloween parade because of its support for gay, bisexual and transgender people. Tammy Aaberg founded the group Justin’s Gift on behalf of her son who committed suicide in 2010.

10/10/2012

Justin Aaberg, a student at Anoka High School, came out as gay when he was 13. He killed himself during the summer of 2010. (credit: CBS)

Gov. Dayton Sets Up School Bullying Task Force

The push for tougher anti-bullying law in Minnesota has an important new supporter. On Tuesday, Gov. Mark Dayton announced he is creating a task force to come up with tough anti-bullying legislation.

11/29/2011

Justin Aaberg, a student at Anoka High School, came out as gay when he was 13. He killed himself during the summer of 2010. (credit: CBS)

Grieving Mother Creates Support Group For Gay Kids

After Tammy Aaberg’s 15-year-old son, Justin, killed himself last year after enduring anti-gay bullying, she made it her mission to tell his story and protect other gay and lesbian teens.

10/13/2011

Justin Aaberg, a student at Anoka High School, came out as gay when he was 13. He killed himself during the summer of 2010. (credit: CBS)

Mother To Bachmann: Take Stand Against Gay Bullying

The mother of a young gay teen who killed himself last year delivered a petition to the staff of GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann.

09/15/2011

Sen., Senator, Al Franken, generic

Franken Seeks Legislation To End Anti-GLBT Bullying

Sen. Al Franken announced his intention to seek legislation that would curb anti-gay bullying in schools.

11/18/2010