10-Year Trans Kid Hangs Self

It’s been a bad week for queer kids. First we had the Lawrence King shooting in Los Angeles. Now we hear that a British boy who wanted to be a girl hanged himself: “Cameron McWilliams liked to wear girls underwear and asked if he could start using make-up just days before committing suicide, [a] hearing heard. His mother, who described him as a lonely young boy, told the coroner: ‘It was apparent he was unhappy and said he wanted to be a girl. He did like girls’ things.'” Shame… [Daily Mail]