Skip to comments.Jamel Myles' mother: 'I blame myself for my son's suicide' [video]
Posted on 08/29/2018 2:18:19 PM PDT by Ennis85
Nine-year-old Jamel Myles took his own life days after returning to school in Denver, Colorado, following the summer holidays.
His mother, Leia Pierce, says it was because of homophobic bullying. She spoke to the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme.
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Probably where the blame belongs.
We do, too. You’re not heroic in taking the blame.
If it was because of homophobic bullying why does she blame herself?
She is the one who encouraged and nourished his mental illness.
They will capitalize on this kids death more than the Rutgers kid that jumped off a bridge
Yup. A fourth grader doesn’t even know what a fag is.
As a parent, yes, she contributed to a degree. However, none of us are mind readers. It’s only with experience that one can begin to see the signs of potential suicideal thoughts in another. And even then, one can be mistaken.
Exactly. I don’t expect to see too may fourth graders hanging out at Boots & Saddle in NYC’s Greenwich Village on Betty Davis Night. :-P
kids HAVE impulses.
She hyper-accomodated his very temporary, media-induced “Think I’ll go and try out being a GIRL..!”-kick.
And it killed him.
It was a case of a parent being a FRIEND to her son.
I wonder how he got the idea to commit suicide. Was it from one of those children’s books that glamorize suicide?
Yeah. She SHOULD blame herself
How did a nine year old learn about sodomy? Let alone decide he wanted to practice it?
Kids don't have to have over-the-top reactions to things they don't even understand.
Give a kid time and space to be a kid.
Don't tell him to walk into school on the first say and "brag" to all the kids in school, so unknowingly, that he's "proud" he's some kind of pervert.
Because she pushed him to be a poofter.
No normal non-molested nine year old is out there saying “I’m fine with packing fudge”.
They’re out there talking about cartoons, video games, and toys.
Notice her shirt
“Love is Love”
“Black Lives Matter”
“Climate Change is Real”
“Immigrants Make America Great”
“Womens Rights are Human Rights”
Then there is her FB page. This woman is sick, SICK, SICK
“Don’t drink after me I sucked dick and forgot to brush my teeth..-me”
Nine year olds most like don't know about sexual acts, but they do know when people are saying things to hurt them and often they don't have the defenses to cope with the insults.
A child may learn that "gay" means boys liking boys rather than girls (or girls liking girls rather than boys) or boys acting more like girls than they are "supposed to" (or girls acting more like boys than they are "supposed to") and when they get attacked for something like that, they may not know how to deal with the bullies.
Somebody messed that kid up. It’s sickening.
No father around, apparently.
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