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‘Veronica’ Jess Origliasso makes passionate plea for Safe Schools

One half of The Veronicas, Jess Origliasso, has taken to social media to show her support for the Safe Schools anti-bullying program in a heartfelt post. Jess, who is an out member of the LGBTI community and partner to Ruby Rose, posted about attending a rally in her hometown of Brisbane to honour the life […]

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Trolls create Facebook profiles to harass Tyrone Unsworth’s mother

Trolls create Facebook profiles to harass Tyrone Unsworth’s mother

Fake social media accounts have appeared online in the name of Tyrone Unsworth, a 13-year-old boy who took his own life last week after years of homophobic bullying. Users using Facebook profiles with images of Tyrone and his name have been commenting on messages in support of Tyrone’s family – including posts from Tyrone’s bereaved […]

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Tim Wilson pays tribute to Tyrone Unsworth in parliament

Out Liberal MP Tim Wilson has spoken in parliament on┬áthe effects of bullying following the tragic death of 13-year-old Tyrone Unsworth in Queensland last week. The former Human Rights Commissioner and current member for Goldstein rose in the Lower House yesterday to acknowledge that Australian kids are bullied every day. “I can’t speak with authority […]

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Bullying leads 13-year-old Brisbane teen to take his own life

Bullying leads 13-year-old Brisbane teen to take his own life

A Year 7 student from Brisbane has taken his own life as a result of years of bullying over his sexuality. The Courier Mail reports 13-year-old Tyrone Unsworth sadly ended his life on Tuesday, approximately a month after he was admitted to hospital after an alleged altercation with another student at Aspley State High School. […]

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