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El pueblo de Puerto Rico y todos los latinos merecen algo mejor

[In English] A young man is kidnapped, robbed then beaten to death and his body burned. Adding to this already awful situation, TV host, Antulio “Kobbo” Santarrosa and the life-sized puppet he voices, La Comay, re-victimize publicist José Enrique Gómez Saladín by suggesting that if he allegedly was in an area known for “prostitution and homosexuality,” as his killers claim, he may have brought the violence on himself.

The Huffington Post
December 19, 2012

Utah family hopes son's suicide buries bullying

Inside their Taylorsville home, the family discussed for the first time the last moments of their youngest son’s life and what they hope his legacy will be: helping gay students, especially those from minority cultures, handle bullying and better training for educators in dealing with gay youths.

The Salt Lake City Tribune
December 18, 2012


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