Saturday, January 14, 2012

Eric James Borges commits suicide one month after making It Gets Better video for gay youth

A teenage filmmaker, who made an emotional and inspiring video in support of gay and lesbian youth, has committed suicide.

One month after filming It Gets Better, gay-and-lesbian websites reported that 19-year-old Eric James Borges - known as EricJames among his friends - had taken his own life.

The motives and circumstances surrounded the teenager's death have not been revealed, but through his work Borges had revealed his homosexuality and 'coming out' last year had been a traumatic experience. Read More