Tag Archives: Leelah Alcorn

Miley Cyrus & Ariana Grande Duet On Song For Cyrus’ New LGBT Youth Group

Via Slate: To promote her new nonprofit benefiting homeless and LGBT youth, the Happy Hippie Foundation, Miley Cyrus has been partnering with other artists to cover pop classics in a series of “Backyard Sessions.” The latest is a cover of Crowded House’s mid-’80s hit “Don’t Dream It’s Over” with Ariana Grande, who—like Cyrus—spends the entire video lounging in an animal ...

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Quote Of The Day – Vivek Murthy

“Being gay is not a disorder. Being transgender is not a malady that requires a cure. Had I been Leelah Alcorn’s physician, I would have told her exactly that. And that’s the message I want other doctors, nurses, health professionals, and public health leaders to help get out to parents and children who may be confronting these issues.” – Surgeon ...

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CINCINNATI: Community Rallies In Memory Of Ohio Trans Teen Leelah Alcorn

JMG reader Andy writes: My partner and I live in Northern Kentucky in the greater Cincinnati area and attended Leelah’s vigil at the Woodward Theater in Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood last night.  There were approximately 600 persons attending the vigil last night in the theater, both on the floor and in the balcony. In attendance were many of the Cincinnati LGBT ...

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BarbWire’s Gina Miller: Trans Teen Leelah Alcorn Was Possessed By Demons

“‘Transgenderism’ is a deeply disturbing mental and spiritual sickness. Any person who believes he is the opposite sex has serious problems, and society’s rightful disapproval is the least of them. Not everyone will like to hear this, but demon possession certainly plays a part in homosexuality and ‘transgenderism.’ In the Bible, we see that demon possession was commonly acknowledged and ...

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OHIO: Candlelight Vigil For Transgender Teen Leelah Alcorn Draws Hundreds

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Leelah Alcorn’s Blog Has Been Deleted

Gay Star News notes today that Leelah Alcorn’s Tumblr has been deleted. Leelah’s tortured yet eloquent posts there have galvanized LGBT activists worldwide since her suicide earlier this week. It’s unknown whether the deletion was requested by Leelah’s family, whether they obtained her password and did it themselves, or whether it was removed for violating Tumblr rules about discussing suicide. ...

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Dan Savage On Leelah Alcorn

The suicide of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn has been a trending topic of Twitter for two days and there have been hundreds of stories about her in the mainstream press. Here’s yesterday’s coverage by Reuters: A transgender Ohio teen walked in front of an oncoming truck and was crushed to death on Sunday morning, leaving behind a suicide note that ...

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