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Tyler Clementi’s roommate found guilty by N.J. jury of 15 counts, including hate crime

The roommate of a Rutgers University student who committed suicide after a video of him kissing a man was leaked was convicted Friday.

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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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Point Foundation honors Tyler Clementi with scholarship named after him

The Point Foundation, an organization that provides scholarships for LGBT students, this week announced the creation of a new scholarship named after Tyler Clementi, the 18-year-old gay Rutgers University student who committed suicide last fall after his roommate and another … 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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Rutgers holds vigil for gay student who killed self

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Rutgers University held a silent vigil Sunday night to remember a student who committed suicide after his sexual encounter with a man in his dormitory room was secretly streamed online.

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Yet another gay teen takes his own life

Raymond Chase Believe it or not, another openly gay teen has taken his own life, bringing the total to six in the month of September. The latest victim is Raymond Chase, a 19-year-old student at Johnson & Wales University in … Continue reading

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