When Joe Bell's son, Jadin, took his own life after being bullied for being gay, he began "Joe's Walk for Change." Joe was killed when struck by a semi truck while completing the walk.
Day of Silence; GLSEN; bullying; LGBT bullying
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth across the nation are making a statement today through the annual Day of Silence organized by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN). The Day of Silence encourages students not to speak in order to raise awareness about anti-LGBT bullying in schools.