Topics :: suicide

Report: Rapper Severs Penis, Jumps Off Balcony, Survives

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
In a bizarre alleged suicide attempt, a rapper connected to the iconic hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan was taken to the hospital Wednesday after he reportedly cut off his penis and jumped off the second-floor balcony of his North Hollywood home.

Broadway Battles Bullying in Support of Michael Morones

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
On April 14, New York City’s stage performers came together at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts to donate their time and talent to Broadway Battles Bullying, a one-night only benefit concert for the new Michael Morones Foundation.

Family Acceptance Project Prevents LGBT Teen Suicide

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 20, 2014
The Family Acceptance Project has announced plans to launch the first family-focused program to prevent suicide and homelessness among LGBT youth and young adults.

Rick Warren Acts on Mental Health in Son’s Death

By Gillian Flaccus | Thursday Feb 27, 2014
A year after his son’s suicide, popular evangelical pastor Rick Warren is taking on a new mental health ministry inspired by his personal tragedy.

11-Year-Old Bullied For Being A Brony Fights for Life After Suicide Attempt

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 4, 2014
An 11-year-old boy is fighting for his life after attempting suicide when kids called him gay for being a Brony.

Oregon Man Killed in Colo. on Nationwide Walk

Friday Oct 11, 2013
An Oregon man who lost his gay son to suicide and was walking across the country to raise awareness about bullying is dead after being hit by a truck in eastern Colorado.

Wentworth Miller Attempted Suicide Before Coming Out

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Sep 9, 2013
Former "Prison Break" actor Wentworth Miller opens up about coming out and says he tried to take his own life more than once when understanding his sexuality.

Actor Lee Thompson Young Found Dead at Age 29

Monday Aug 19, 2013
Los Angeles police say actor Lee Thompson Young was found dead Monday morning.

Iowa Mother Says Son was Bullied Before Suicide

Monday Jul 29, 2013
The mother of a central Iowa high school student says her son committed suicide after being bullied.

Attorney: Paris Jackson Hospitalized But OK

By Anthony McCartney | Wednesday Jun 5, 2013
The 15-year-old daughter of Michael Jackson is physically fine after being taken to a hospital early Wednesday, an attorney for Jackson’s mother said.