(Editor’s Notebook is an occasional commentary about the state of affairs in the LGBT community.)
How many precious young lives must be lost to suicide before Americans admit that bullying is an epidemic embedded in our culture?
Why haven’t we as the superior species evolved into more compassionate beings who care about our most vulnerable children? Why is it OK, culturally and socially, to pick on others who are perceived to be weaker, or different, or whatever? And who among us have not been subjected to some form of bullying, as a child or as an adult?