Tyler Clementi’s Parents Open Up

The family talks about life without their son

Tonight on Rock Center With Brian Williams, Joe and Jane Clementi – parents of Tyler Clementi, the Rutgers students who jumped to his death after being spied on with another man by his roommate – open up about the experience of losing their son, what it was like when Tyler came out and what they could have done better as parents.

“He was shaking and crying,” says Jane, an evangelical Christian, “and that’s when he told me he was gay.”

“Sin needs to be taken out of homosexuality,” says Joe. “Our children need to understand – and adults need to understand – that they’re not broken.”

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  • http://www.matthewshepard.info dylan terreri, i

    so, a gay “man” at rutgers was recorded by a hidden camera as he was kissing another masculivoid while alone in a dorm room. it gets onto the internet and he kills himself because – because why? because he was ashamed of being a masculivoid? because he was ashamed that his own masculine presence left him feeling a need for another man in his life? the activists who sentenced his roommate to prison for hiding the camera are making the dead masculine insufficiency out to be a victim to feel pity for – this is not right because the same activists made it a crime for any masculivoid to go to a therapist for help to overcome an emotional desire for masculinity.

    in other words, maybe it is the fault of gay activists that this rutgers masculivoid is dead. apparently, the dead homosexual didn’t think it was “okay to be gay,” maybe he wanted a therapist to help him internalize masculine gender-identity while his inability to find one kept him looking at men like a kid looks through the windows of a candy store. if someone doesn’t think it’s “okay to be gay” and he eventually kills himself because no therapist will help him to grow up and grow out of his outside-looking-in type of gender-disorientation…his death is the fault of the activists who predominately banished the therapy that helps one become well-oriented and in-touch with one’s own gender. i’m actually surprised that gay activists didn’t think it was anti-gay for nate, mike, shawn and wan to call themselves “boyz ii men,” simply because of the self-realization (penis-realization) implied in a boy reaching manhood.

    the rutgers masculivoid obviously had a problem with his own curiosity of the masculine gender. maybe feeling incomplete without another man in his life made him feel that he wasn’t man enough, maybe he wanted people to think that he loved and respected himself as a man – maybe he jumped from the bridge because gay activists were forcing him to live a life that he didn’t want and that he didn’t agree with.

    gay activists may be to blame for the dead homosexual. all people are not like chastity bono, some people actually take themselves and their genders seriously enough to overcome gender-issues by changing their minds through therapy rather than by changing their genders through surgery. the person who killed the gay “man” at rutgers is also dead and nobody can send him to prison. sending the roommate to prison for playing a college prank on a self-piteous, insecure and unstable drama-queen is just wrong…but what a curtain-call that drama-queen gave.

    wasn’t it mrs. clinton who said “I can’t be responsible for every undercapitalized entrepreneur in America,” as a response to charges that her plan would bankrupt businesses and cut employment?

    every person can’t be responsible for the actions of every unstable drama-queen they come in contact with. or maybe they can be…maybe if i killed myself and wrote “i can’t live if i have to pay for abortion” as a suicide note, the “white house-negro” would now be in jail for causing my death.

    dylan terreri, i
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