The boy was only 15.
In related news, high school continues to be the worst.
Even Khloe Kardashian and playboy models do it.
"Let's make a positive out of it and let's show what cowards that they are."
The lack of support she felt from her "friends" after a supposed bullying incident seem to have caused the young student to turn to suicide.
Allyson's story starts off, like many Lifetime movies I have seen before: with a naked picture sent out to the entire school by her ex-boyfriend. The picture spread like wildfire and eventually reached her teachers, bosses and even her parents.
No matter what your beliefs, whether you're religious, an atheist, gay, straight, bi, a democrat or a republican, there are some things which I think we can all accept are just not okay.
Do you remember what it was like to buy your first PG-13 movie ticket on your own? What did it feel like when you started getting carded for R-rated movies? And how many films were you not allowed to see because of a silly ratings system that has now prevented a crucial documentary from being screened to the audience who needs it most?
Do you remember the days of super-hip teen PSAs that warned you against committing a whole slew of childhood misdemeanors that would leave a mark on your permanent record? This weekend as you embark on the hoodrat activity of your choosing, please don't tease the other kids who have to stay in and study. Karma exists for bullies, guys! Just check out this Friday Video!
A female high school student was asked to leave a school dance because she brought a girl as a date. Equality Utah instructed the student to contact the ACLU. Based on previous court precedence under the First Amendment banning a same-sex couple is a violation of equal rights.
I'm going back to college in the fall and I wanted to re-invent myself, still stay the same but have a total new outlook on life and a new attitude. Back as a freshman guys would make fun of me and torture me, and it was horrible. I wanted to go back in the fall as a new person, and have those guys who made fun of me not know what hit them.
A new study produced by the University of Chicago surveyed public opinion across the country to find out which regions are more accepting to gay people. The country averages show that overall opinion is fractionated. While 44% of people surveyed said that homosexuality is "always wrong," a close 41% said it's "not wrong at all."
There has been a lot of controversy lately over sites like RateBU, where pictures of girls are posted online and people vote on whether or not they're hot. Yeah, I only wish I'd made that up. Regardless of whether you think this kind of thing is just fine or is a pathetic excuse for shallow douchbaggery, the question that a lot of schools are facing is - should this be allowed to happen?
Whether you’re a member of a sorority, sports team, or more unofficial group, think twice before you haze – it's way more serious than it seems at first glance. Some people see hazing as a rite of a passage, a tradition, or something that will make people stronger and more committed.