Mom on Suicide of Trans Teen Leelah Alcorn: 'I Loved My Son' 

The mother of Leelah Alcorn, an Ohio teen who committed suicide earlier this week has spoken out about her child's death and she wants to make one thing clear: That she loved her son but that religiously she just couldn't support his choices. That obviously included the fact that Leelah was her daughter. » 1/01/15 3:30pm 1/01/15 3:30pm

Trans Teen Dies by Suicide, Leaves Tumblr Note: 'There's No Way Out'

A 17-year-old transgender teenage girl in Ohio has died by what appears to have been suicide, leaving behind a Tumblr note that blames her parents for not accepting her gender identity, isolating her, and forcing her to attend faith-based therapy. "There's no winning," the note reads, in part. "There's no way out." » 12/30/14 10:10am 12/30/14 10:10am

Cops Blame Porn (Not Bullying) for Bullied College Student's Suicide

On April 16th, 19-year-old University of Wisconsin-River Falls student Alyssa Funke committed suicide. In the weeks prior, she'd suffered an avalanche of threats and bullying from former high school classmates. But police are eager to blame pornography — and not online harassment — for her suicide. » 5/21/14 6:00pm 5/21/14 6:00pm

L'Wren Scott Dead at 49 in Apparent Suicide

The Daily News and the New York Post are reporting that designer L'Wren Scott died Monday morning from an apparent suicide. There's little information available now, but what we do know is very sad: Scott's assistant reportedly found her hanging from a scarf tied to a doorknob in her apartment in Chelsea. A former… » 3/17/14 12:59pm 3/17/14 12:59pm

Trans Woman Commits Suicide Amid Fear of Outing by Sports Blog

Reporter Caleb Hannan thought he'd found an interesting idea for a story when he stumbled across a YouTube video about about a "scientifically superior" golf club called the Oracle, invented by a brilliant MIT-credentialed physicist named Dr. V. He set out to find out more about the woman behind the invention, but… » 1/18/14 4:40pm 1/18/14 4:40pm