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Tyler Clementi’s roommate indicted on 15 counts

Tyler Clementi Prosecutors in New Jersey released an indictment claiming that Tyler Clementi’s roommate at Rutgers University, Dharun Ravi, destroyed evidence and sent false tweets in the days after Clementi jumped off the George Washington Bridge, according to ABC News. … Continue reading

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Tyler Clementi’s parents say they don’t want harsh punishment for classmates

Tyler Clementi Associated Press NEWARK, New Jersey — The parents of a university student who killed himself after authorities said his intimate encounter with a man was captured by a webcam want his classmates’ invasion-of-privacy cases prosecuted, but they don’t … Continue reading

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Rutgers to offer co-ed dorms in response to gay student Tyler Clementi’s suicide

Associated Press NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — New Jersey’s flagship state university has decided to allow male and female students to share rooms in three dorms in an effort to make the campus more inclusive for gay students after a highly … Continue reading

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Not-so-secure security with new TSA procedures

Backscatter scanners, aggressive pat-downs give us a false sense of security when the terrorists have already won by making us afraid Hardy Haberman Flagging Left As a gay man, I have been groped before. In fact, it used to be … Continue reading

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Campus Pride calls for expulsion of 2 Rutgers students for invading Tyler Clementi’s privacy

Tyler Clementi Campus Pride, an organization of college student leaders and organizations, is calling for the expulsion of Dharun Ravi and Molly Wei from Rutgers University for their invasion of privacy that led to the suicide of Tyler Clementi. In … Continue reading

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Judy Shepard statement on gay-bullying suicides

There’s a national conference call under way as we write this to coordinate vigils in honor of the four gay-bullying suicides of the last three weeks. Since we’re not taking part in the call, we figured we’d share this statement … Continue reading

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Should health officials ask about orientation?

U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin … And am I really agreeing with Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton? Openly gay Wisconsin Rep. Tammy Baldwin introduced a bill in the House Energy and Commerce committee that would require federal health officials to ask … Continue reading

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Big Brother really IS watching!

I heard a story about this situation this morning on the TV news as I was getting ready for work, and then I found this AP story about it. Lower Merion School District in Philadelphia issues laptops to all its … Continue reading

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