Zephyrhills High School is under investigation for its handling of the harassment of Zachery Gray and other students.
The judge received more than 100 letters asking for a lenient sentence for Dharun Ravi, convicted of charges in connection with gay roommate Tyler Clementi's suicide.
Illinois legislators rejected an antibullying bill after conservatives expressed fears that the proposed law was too "pro-homosexual." The initiative, which would have held school administrators more accountable for handling bullying incidents and preventing harassment, fell one vote short of passing in the state Senate on Tuesday, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Eighty-two years ago today, a legend of gay rights and politics was born. Harvey Milk became the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in California as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. His short time in office during the 1970s was groundbreaking, and inspiring to his peers and the many people who came after him. All across California and around the world, people celebrate the life of the late gay political icon.
Boys cannot wear skirts, according to one Maryland high school that reportedly suspended a student for doing just that. NBC4 News in Washington, D.C. reports that Calvert High School punished Warren Evans, who is bisexual, after he showed up wearing high heels, a mini skirt and a long black wig. "I feel annoyed that they would go out of their way to make it a problem," Evans told the station, "just for me wearing a skirt."