Gay Utah Teen, Commits Suicide After Allegedly Being Subjected To Bullying In School

doctorwho_guru.†=♡ 2012/04/30 00:50:20

Friends and family are mourning the death of Jack Reese, a gay Utah teen who took his own life last week after allegedly being subjected to anti-gay bullying at school.

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  • <3XXmiyuXX<3 2012/04/30 04:39:31
    I'll pray for you tonight Jack, from Miyuu in Japan <3
  • ProjectKrauser 2012/04/30 04:25:36
    It's the f***** parents who teach their children to be hateful,But please spare me the petty bs he didn't kill himself because of being bullied!He was probably in love or had a stupid school crush on some boy who wasn't worth,the prick broke his heart so the dip**** killed himself I see it all the f***** time!I mean seriously I'm bi but u don't see me killin myself because of some ignorant *** who thinks he's to good for me I just dump there ass and show em who the real ***** belong too!
  • <3XXmiy... Project... 2012/04/30 04:40:53
    Someone just kill themself. Have some freaking respect.
  • Project... <3XXmiy... 2012/04/30 04:45:51
    I do have respect for that kid,but ppl don't have to lie about why he killed himself it's utter bs!
  • <3XXmiy... Project... 2012/04/30 05:19:16
  • Project... <3XXmiy... 2012/04/30 05:27:58
    No,unlike most ppl I don't curse in written word unless I feel it nessissary!But if I was assuming anything which I wasn't I really could care less about one persons life or another so u can keep ur unwanted oppinion away from me!Before you really start to piss me off!
  • Old Nel... Project... 2012/04/30 06:09:45
    Old Nellie Bones
    There are even bullies on SH. You are one.Like 3XX said show some respect.
  • Project... Old Nel... 2012/04/30 06:15:36
  • Old Nel... Project... 2012/04/30 06:22:41
  • Project... Old Nel... 2012/04/30 06:27:05
  • Old Nel... Project... 2012/04/30 06:37:58
    Old Nellie Bones
    " Making it up" "Piss Off" oooohhhhh now you a causing me to laugh at your pettyness.No miss understanding at all on my part.It is you who is missunderstanding. A kid just killed himself because the bullying was so bad that he just couldn't cope.May GOD have Mercy.
  • Project... Old Nel... 2012/04/30 06:43:41
    More excuses really!it's no wonder the these ppl kill themselves because they know u will make excuses for them
  • Old Nel... Project... 2012/04/30 12:55:16
    Old Nellie Bones
    May GOD have Mercy upon You.
  • <3XXmiy... Project... 2012/04/30 13:55:50 (edited)
    You certainly were assuming something. You have no respect for Jack, his pain, or his mourning family and friends. You need to sit down and relax, maybe read a book and talk to a psychologist or something. Oh, and no one cares if you get pissed off, my dear. Thats your problem. I just want you to know that it's people like you that cause others pain in the first place.
  • elijahin24 Project... 2012/05/03 14:06:25
  • AskZilla Project... 2012/04/30 07:08:04 (edited)
    I don't know why you are assuming he killed himself because he was love sick or whatever. The article doesn't really explain why. It just said he was bullied, but it doesn't indicate why he was driven to kill himself

    I do know that Utah is not the place to be if you are homosexual. In general it is extremely conservative, Mormon, intolerant and prejudice against gays
  • Project... AskZilla 2012/04/30 07:10:19
    Wait what?I didn't write anything!
  • W123 Project... 2012/04/30 21:53:08
    Umm, no matter what the reason was people have diffrent reasons to what might lead them to suicide, so even if it wasnt the bullying that lead to his suicide, at the end it is his choice to tell what is more of a valid reason that is worth taking his own life away. Not yours my friend. However, that is your opinion and its up to you to believe whatever you want and desire and that I cannot argue with.
  • elijahin24 Project... 2012/05/03 14:04:50
    Clearly, you were never the one BEING bullied.
  • Pam 2012/04/30 04:04:42
    Teenagers are angst-y enough as it is without the stigma some people attach to homosexuality. In my day, we had a 24 hour gay hotline to talk to someone when we had problems. I wish more of our older men and women would help mentor the young ones. I have had long conversations with teen and even tween gays and it seems to help them, almost like a light at the end of their tunnels. Rest in peace Jack, we do love you.
  • kiwimac 2012/04/30 03:22:41
    Humans are pack animals, we attack everyone who is seen as different from the norm, teenagers doubly so. However we are supposedly intelligent as well and should be able to think through what we are doing and the effects of our actions on others.
  • Christo... kiwimac 2012/04/30 05:16:47
    Christopher Brady
    And we gather into tribes all our lives. We have the Family Tribe, we belong to. The Friends, the Co-Workers, the Neighbourhood, the various other 'clubs' we belong too. Hell, we gossip about the other Tribes. The Celeb Tribe is always popular. We talk about the popular kids, who they're sleeping with, whose doing drugs... We never really leave High School in the end...
  • AskZilla kiwimac 2012/04/30 07:09:18
    Obese people suffer the same harassment, even as they become adults
  • Adam Julian 2012/04/30 02:45:35 (edited)
    Adam Julian
    Surprised? I'm not, I bet 20$ that at least ten more suicides will happen this year due to bullying in this country alone.

    (Mostly due to how bullying is encouraged nowadays by dumbass parents and even more idiotic kids.)
  • motorlady 2012/04/30 02:39:46
    Prayers with his family
  • Justin.Long 2012/04/30 02:38:16
    I don't mean this as a disrespect, but people need to learn to stop caring whT people think ( and yes people need not be a bully) like the ole saying those that matter don't mind and those that mind dont matter

    I have a physical problem that causes me to have heavy speech impediment now over the years I worked at it and I'm better at it but it's still noticeable to some well in school in was called retard and stuff like that and it hurt but eventually I reliazed that they don't matter and well I learned that I had more of a vocabulary then them so I fought fire with fire and eventually they backed off
  • Adam Ju... Justin.... 2012/04/30 02:48:57
    Adam Julian
    That doesn't work when the bully gets physical and then threatens that he'll break into your home and steal your belongings.
  • Justin.... Adam Ju... 2012/04/30 03:12:26
    Well then you have them on record and if anything happens you have a suspect

    And again not being rude but killing yourself isn't helping ethier

    Somthing needs to get done and an anti bullying PSA isn't gonna do much
  • Adam Ju... Justin.... 2012/04/30 03:14:42
    Adam Julian
    I know killing yourself doesn't work, and when the authorities are biased because the bully is good at sports than it is time to face the bully, in my opinion anyways.
  • Justin.... Adam Ju... 2012/04/30 04:00:08
    That's what I mean sure ignoring doesn't always work so sometimes you gotta fight fire with fire

    Like I mentioned with me I found my voice and I used that against them
  • buttah42 2012/04/30 02:38:13
    This happens way too often than it should...
  • Giantfighter 2012/04/30 02:19:07
    Sad & unfortunate...this has been going on for many years, but gay teens seem to be spotlighted more nowadays & bullies seem to be meaner & more vicious. Parents & teachers aren't caring enough to take time out of their busy schedules to counsel & offer support to those in need or those who are out of control. I was bullied in school until I decided to fight back, even after being taught to turn the other cheek. After that I defended those who were bullied for being "different"...gay, overweight, nerdy or had disabilities. It seems kids nowadays are more aware, but not many do anything to prevent such behaviour in smaller communities, especially those predominant with strong religious beliefs, which seems a little backwards. Where are the counselors? Are they too few because of the current economy or is it they just don't care?
  • ✩Batman's✩Epic✩Understudy✩ 2012/04/30 02:05:19 (edited)
    That's horrible. Those bullies better feel awful. They deserve to live with it
  • Harjot 2012/04/30 01:56:37
    What a pile of crap! Why can't people just leave.others alone to live their own lives? What difference does it make to these bullies anyway?
  • beach bum 2012/04/30 01:51:31
    beach bum
    bullies are mean...they just suck
  • Laura 2012/04/30 01:33:12
  • Ian 2012/04/30 01:29:55
    I would've been friends with him....
  • Austin 2012/04/30 01:25:01
  • Rubyking 2012/04/30 01:19:30
  • Laura Rubyking 2012/04/30 01:31:22

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