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With the tragic death of Iowa teen Kenneth James Weishuhn, the subject of gay-teen bullying and suicide has come back to the forefront—if it ever, in fact, left.

What more do we need to do to help bullied LGBT youth?

As the statistics mount, many are saying things like It Gets Better, the Trevor Project and even in-school anti-bullying programs are not enough. But if that’s true, what should we be doing?

Is it a question of more interventions from parents, teachers and administrators? Stiffer penalties for bullies?

Or are all the news reports, vigils and celebrity statements in effect glamorizing suicide? Should we be giving gay youth some tough love?.

What’s your take on it? Share with the group in the comments section.

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