Editorial quotes Smith, Lee in noting allies can help prevent suicide

In response to the bullying and ensuing suicide of a gay student at Rutgers University, the Green Bay Press-Gazette is highlighting the efforts at UW-Green Bay to reach out to LGBT students. In an editorial on Wednesday, the paper spoke with senior counselor Greg Smith and multicultural adviser Mai Lo Lee. Both talked about how the University helps support students. Here’s a link to the editorial.

TV-2: UW-Green Bay students react to Rutgers suicide
Students from UW-Green Bay’s Sexuality and Gender Alliance and UW-Green Bay staff spoke with WBAY about the Rutgers incident. The story featured interviews with two students who both tried to commit suicide in the past and are now trying to help other LGBT students realize that suicide is never the answer. Diversity Director Deborah Rezac and Prof. Christine Smith (Human Development) also are interviewed in the story. More.

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