Parents of suicide victim sue for anti-bullying program


NEW YORK — The parents of an Ohio boy who took his own life two years ago after enduring constant anti-LGBT bullying and harassment are suing Mentor High School in hopes the school will implement an effective and comprehensive anti-bullying program.

According to the lawsuit filed last week in federal court, classmates targeted 17-year-old Eric Mohat with taunts such as “gay,” “fag,” “queer” and “homo,” often in front of teachers, but the school did next to nothing to address the problem. Full story.

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