Sunday, November 3, 2013


IT is with solemn gravity that we announce the consecration of Martyr Saints of Antinous for 2013. 

There have been a great many Gay suicides in recent years, these are only a few, and they are from 2012, there will certainly, and sorrowfully be more to add in the future who died in 2013.

ERIC JAMES BORGES - Age 19,  Jan 11, 2012
Only one month after filming an “It Gets Better” video to help inspire young gays and lesbians, 19-year-old Eric James Borges tragically committed suicide. The circumstances surrounding the young filmmaker’s death have not been revealed, although his work showcases that his “coming out” in the last year was extremely difficult.

PHILLIP PARKER - Age 14, Jan. 20, 2012
Took his own life. Reports are coming out that he was the focus of bullying at Gordonsville High School in Tennessee.

JACOB ROGERS - Age 18,  Dec. 7, 2011
From Tennessee, took his life on December 7. A friend of Rogers told WSMV that, despite seeing guidance counselors, he felt no one was helping: "He started coming home his senior year saying 'I don't want to go back. Everyone is so mean. They call me a faggot, they call me gay, a queer." The Tennessean reports that Rogers lived with his grandmother due to family issues, and he had at some point experienced difficulty with an eating disorder and substance abuse.

JEFFREY FEHR - Age 18, Jan 1, 2012
Was a member of his California school's cheerleading team who hanged himself on January 1. The Sacramento Bee reported that Fehr was taunted by bullies for years, and that a relationship had recently ended between Jeffrey and another young man. His family said students started calling Jeffrey a "fag" in sixth grade, and his father, Steve Fehr, is quoted as saying: "We will second-guess ourselves forever.... But we do know that for years and years, people knocked him down for being different. It damaged him. It wore on him. He could never fully believe how wonderful he was, and how many people loved him."

NICHOLAS KELO - Age 13, Feb 23, 2011
A student in Akron, Ohio, shot himself dead on Feb. 23 at the age of 13. His mother suspects Nick may have gone for a gun because he was bullied after classmates began suspecting he was gay before he joined band.

JACK REESE - Age 17,  April 23 2012
A gay teen of LDS background committed suicide on April 22 in Mountain Green, Utah. He was 17 years old. According to Jack’s boyfriend, Alex Smith, Jack was bullied at school. On April 23, Alex, who didn’t know yet that his boyfriend had taken his life, spoke at a panel about the bullying Jack experienced. The panel was held in connection with the screening of the documentary film, “Bullied.” 

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