Y&R’s Thom Bierdz Releases You Tube Video Encouraging Gay Teens

Thom Bierdz (Phillip, The Young and the Restless) has joined the fight against the bullying of gay teenagers by releasing the You Tube clip below. In the MVID, Bierdz reveals how painting helps him deal with the anxieties that gay people can face. He also talked about the American Art Awards, which he helped found, which will be offering a free entry this year for teens. Would that we had writers in daytime right now like Agnes Nixon, who would address the awful prevalence of gay teen suicides in soap opera storylines. For more information on the American Art Awards , click here.

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    The internet and facebook shows how vile people can be, don’t forget also young girl was also tormented and hanged herself in the closet. Some how it needs to be regulated or shut down. George Orwell was right, but we are big brother.

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    Phoebe Prince

    Yeah Her attackers are being charged but are using the defense that phoebe was on anti-depresents before and she may have even bullied kids in ireland

    How sad that people have no remorse

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    Judge Tom

    After 23 years in juvenile court, I believe that teenagers often learn from the experiences of their peers, not just from being lectured by those in authority.

    Consequently, “Teen Cyberbullying Investigated” was published in January, 2010.
    Endorsed by Dr. Phil on April 8, 2010 [“Bullied to Death” show], “Teen Cyberbullying Investigated” presents real cases of teens in trouble over their online and cell phone activities.

    Civil & criminal sanctions have been imposed on teens over their emails, blogs, text and IM messages, Facebook entries and more. TCI is interactive and promotes education & awareness so that our youth will begin to “Think B4 U Click.”

    Thanks for looking at “Teen Cyberbullying Investigated” on http://www.freespirit.com [publisher] or on http://www.askthejudge.info [a free website for & about teens and the law].
    Respectfully, -Judge Tom.

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