Posts Tagged Tyler Clementi

Dharun Ravi sentenced to 30 days in prison

In a rather lenient sentencing, a New Jersey judge sentenced Dharun Ravi to 30 days in jail also suggesting that he not be deported. This is a probationary sentence for Ravi, who earlier this year was convicted of bias intimidation and a handful of other hate crimes for bullying his Rutgers roommate Tyler Clementi. Why did they throw the book at him? Because shortly after Ravi had broadcast Clementi’s affairs online–Clementi committed suicide.

This case has been provocative and the outcome unsettling. Long sentences are rarely effective, deportation inhumane and we can pretty much guarantee that Dharun Ravi will never bully someone again. But we will also never know exactly why Tyler Clementi committed suicide, or what he went through. His family will ...

In a rather lenient sentencing, a New Jersey judge sentenced Dharun Ravi to 30 days in jail also suggesting that he not be deported. This is a probationary sentence for Ravi, who earlier this year was ...

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This really happened: A college basketball player has been kicked off his team for violating the school’s “honor code” — by having premarital sex.

A fantastic post by an abortion provider on the realities of the work and her patients. Melissa on the Community blog has more. (Related: Also check out the amazing blog, The Abortioneers.)

Five months after Tyler Clementi’s death, Rutgers University has approved housing for LGBT students.

A high profile anti-choice rep is saying many Republicans will vote against the spending bill if it doesn’t defund Planned Parenthood.

Anna Holmes on Charlie Sheen and violence against women.

This really happened: A college basketball player has been kicked off his team for violating the school’s “honor code” — by having premarital sex.

A fantastic post by an abortion provider on the ...