Tag "Suicide"

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BECAUSE OF TOMORROW

I was 8 the very first time I prayed. I mean like really prayed. It wasn’t for lost crayons or primary school squabbles or anything. I had been having these

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FROM RAINBOW TO NOTHING

It had rained earlier and the concrete is cold and slippery as I climb over the bridge and stood on the tiny ledge. A vicious wind blows at me, as

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A VIOLENT SHADE OF RED

Love, they say, conquers all things. I’m now sure that that’s not entirely true. For I wonder why love hasn’t conquered all the pain that have weighed down on my

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AT THE END OF MY BREATH (Part 3)

Previously on AT THE END OF MY BREATH… * I was starting to make new friends online, some of whom I’ve met and some of whom I haven’t. Dillish was

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IF I HAD TO WRITE A SUICIDE NOTE

I am not going to kill myself. Not yet, at least. But if I make up my mind to do that, I would write a suicide note. If I had

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TODAY IS THAT DAY

I am in my room upstairs. The semester is just beginning and the hostel is eerily quiet because many students are yet to resume. It is raining outside and the

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“How Could He Know He Was Gay?” The Ridiculous Question That Came After The Suicide Of The 9-Year-Old

Reports came to light a few days ago about a 9-year-old boy from Colorado, Jamel Myles, taking his life because of anti-gay bullying from his classmates. His mother, Leia Piece,

James' Journal 6 Comments

IBK’s JOURNAL (Entry 27)

June 30 I won’t say I’m depressed. I’ve seen depression… It’s not pretty. Depressed people can’t function. I’m functioning pretty alright. But I’ve got something. Something that feels like it’s

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“Homophobic” adult film actress commits suicide and gay porn stars face backlash over her death

Straight porn actress August Ames was recently called out for being homophobic. Ames took to Twitter to complain about being partnered with a cross-over actor – a man who shoots

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BOLA’S STORY

Let’s call her Bola. Bola was fifteen years old when she discovered it or rather when it dawned on her. Bola was a PK, you know, a pastor’s kid. She

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