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Jamel Myers

A nine-year-old boy died by suicide after he came out as gay and faced bullying from classmates at his primary school, his grieving mother says. Jamel Myles’s mum Leia Pierce discovered her son dead at their Denver home on Thursday, and a coroner’s report released this week confirmed Jamel’s cause of death as a suicide, …

Jacqueline Ullman

Workplace discrimination against LGBTIQ teachers in New South Wales is relatively widespread and taking a toll on their psychological wellbeing, according to new research. Of the just-over 1000 LGBTIQ teachers who participated in the study conducted by Western Sydney University and the NSW Teachers Federation trade union, 42 per cent of them reported experiences of …


Advocates have called on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to “put his money where his mouth is” and commit to funding LGBTI safety and inclusion programs in schools. Mr Turnbull announced this week that March 16 will be a national day of action against bullying in schools. He has written to the principals of every school …