Bayonne, Kearny hockey look to ‘fight ugly’ with charity benefit game

Updated: Dec. 09, 2021, 10:06 a.m. | Published: Dec. 09, 2021, 10:06 a.m.   Bayonne will wear special green ugly sweaters as part of its “Fight Ugly” benefit game against Kearny. By Jason Bernstein | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com As a high school teacher and the head hockey coach at Bayonne, Steve Plancey sees sports as […]

Marin Voice: Shocking increase in suicide rates of gay youth deserves our attention

  By JAKE BIZZELL | June 9, 2021 at 12:02 p.m. During June, we celebrate diversity in Marin County, recognizing those in our community who identify as LGBTQ+. This time last year, we were reminded that gay bashing can happen even in our own backyard when a Fairfax transgender teen was taunted and verbally harassed. Now, after […]

LGBTQ rights activist Joshua Patel to help prevent bullying nationwide

By Arun Kumar February 18, 2021 10:43 am     Joshua Patel Indian American joins Tyler Clementi Foundation to expand its reach. Indian American LGBTQ rights activist Joshua Patel has been appointed as Director of Development at the Tyler Clementi Foundation with a mission to end online and offline bullying in schools, workplaces, and faith communities. “We […]

Women religious sign on to bishops’ statement supporting LGBTQ youth

Six women religious communities and a federation of congregations of women religious have added their support to a statement signed by bishops supporting LGBTQ youth. In January, “God Is on Your Side: A Statement from Catholic Bishops on Protecting LGBT Youth” was released on the website of the Tyler Clementi Foundation, a group that fights anti-LGBTQ […]

Joshua Patel Appointed as Director of Development at The Tyler Clementi Foundation

NEW YORK—The Tyler Clementi Foundation, whose mission is to end online and offline bullying in schools, workplaces, and faith communities, has appointed Joshua Patel as the organization’s Director of Development. Founder and CEO, Jane Clementi shared “We look forward to welcoming Josh to our team. Given today’s political climate paired with the emotional toll of […]

US bishops show their support for initiative to stop bullying of LGBT youth

    At least 10 US Catholic bishops have signed a statement supporting the Tyler Clementi Foundation in standing up for at-risk LGBT youth in the United States and speaking out against bullying directed at them. “As we see in the Gospels, Jesus Christ taught love, mercy and welcome for all people, especially for those […]

A group of Catholic bishops issues statement condemning bullying of LGBTQ youth

The signers also directed part of their comments directly to LGBTQ people, saying, ‘know that God created you, God loves you and God is on your side.’ Photo by Mercedes Mehling/Unsplash/Creative Commons   By Jack Jenkins (RNS) — A group of U.S. Catholic bishops has released a statement condemning the bullying of LGBTQ youth, insisting […]