9-year-old boy, who admitted that he was gay, killed himself because of school bullying

Leia pierce from Denver (state of Colorado) urging people not to ignore the problem of school bullying, unable to bear that her 9-year-old son Jamel has committed suicide.

The boy committed suicide on August 23 at home. (As the police did not specify). According to mother, the tragedy has led, first of all, the persecution struck the fourth grade, when he told the school that he was gay.

Initially, the child confessed to her mother.

«He looked very frightened when he said, «Mom, I’m gay.» At first, I thought that he was joking. I looked around (because I was driving) and saw him curled up in the backseat. Of course, I said, «Baby, I’ll never stop loving you»,» said the woman.

In the words of Leia Pearce, Jamel decided to open classmates, because he «proud of himself».

«You buy me boyish things, but I would like to dress more feminine,» said Jamel.

And just 4 days after the beginning of the school year the boy did not.

Jamel Myles was 9-years old. «Four days is all it took at school. I could just imagine what they said to him,» Pierce said. «My son told my oldest daughter the kids at school told him to kill himself. I’m just sad he didn’t come to me.» #LGBTQ person at work https://t.co/LIjbFmisS7

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«How much do you need baby? He told my eldest daughter that the kids at school said to him: “Kill yourself”. I’m just sad that he didn’t come to me,» the woman continued.

Leia Pearce hopes that no other parent whose child is different from others will not face similar pain.

If someone in your family expressed suicidal thoughts, please inform on the line of the national suicide prevention call: 800-273-8255. 800-273-8255.