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After Rutgers Suicide, Columnist Promises 'It Gets Better'

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After Rutgers Suicide, Columnist Promises 'It Gets Better'

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After Rutgers Suicide, Columnist Promises 'It Gets Better'

After Rutgers Suicide, Columnist Promises 'It Gets Better'

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The suicide of Tyler Clementi, a student at Rutgers University whose roommate secretly broadcast his dorm-room sexual encounters with another man, has put the national spotlight on the bullying of lesbian and gay youth.

Sex columnist Dan Savage has organized the new It Gets Better campaign to reach out to lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual youth who may be the victims of bullying. He joins host Michel Martin to talk about the program.

See a video of 'Fred's Story' on Savage's It Gets Better channel at YouTube.

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