Bullied for being gay

13-year-old Australian Tyrone Unsworth was relentlessly bullied by other teens at school for being gay. This bullying included an incident where Tyrone was maliciously hit in the face with a fence plank and had his jaw broken. On November 22, 2016, Tyrone took his own life.

Read the story of a life lost too soon.

Friend Says Teen Who Committed Suicide was Bullied for Being Gay


Musumeci, N. (2016, December 6). Bullied gay teen who committed suicide said peers wanted him dead. New York Post. https://nypost.com/2016/12/06/friend-says-teen-who-committed-suicide-was-bullied-for-being-gay/

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