“Benson was aware that he may die, and was bequeathing his personal possessions to his friend.”
I am reading back through these media guidelines you posted and I am shocked at how systematically major publications violated them when talking about the tragic death of Ms. Amanda Todd.
“Why did you do it?” they asked.
He replied, “Because I thought I had to die.”
Then the S word drops into my mind like a nugget of shame: suicide. Am I suicidal? Is it possible to be suicidal if you have to question how suicidal you possibly are?
The air felt heavy. I had flashes of my best friends laughing. I had flashes of the darkness. I got off the floor, and I got into my car.
It is a struggle that I have still not ever found the proper words to explain, the way it feels to walk around with skin covering a black hole inside.
My mum once told me that she thinks there are two types of people in the world; those that inspire you and those that drain you, so always pick wisely. You’d have thought this would have drained me, but it didn’t. He inspired me.
Transgender characters are becoming less notable as pawns for controversy and LGBT brownie points and more noticeable for being human.
If you ask me now, I can’t even remember why I felt so desperate and tormented.
It has been over two years since we split, and I am still plagued by the way he treated me back then.