ILLAWARRA QUEER INFORMATION
Information about the Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Queer communities and services in Wollongong, the Illawarra and South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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1 DECEMBER 2016
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REST IN PEACE TYRONE UNSWORTH
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Teenager killed himself after 'constant bullying' about his sexuality
The mother of a Brisbane teenager who killed himself says he did so after being bullied about his sexuality.
Tyrone Unsworth, 13, was a year 7 student at Aspley state high school in Brisbane. He died on Tuesday.
Amanda Unsworth, his mother, remembered him as an ambitious, loving boy interested in animals and fashion. She told the Courier-Mail that "a lot of people started picking on him" over his sexuality...source The Guardian
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