A year after being voted as homecoming king at school, transgender teen commits suicide.


Blake Brockington, 18, was voted as the first transgender homecoming king at East Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte, North Carolina. The transgender youth activist, formerly a female, became open about his identity in his
second year in school.

He once said: “I never felt comfortable wearing female dresses. It didn’t make sense. I felt like a boy.” But his family didn’t take his transition well and he moved in with a foster family. He said: “My family feels like this is a decision I made. They think, ‘You’re already black, why would you want to draw more attention to yourself?’

But it’s not a decision. It is who I am. I wouldn’t wish this on my worst enemy. Really hateful things were said on the Internet. It was hard. I saw how narrow-minded the world really is.”…. she allegedly got to heaven late last 9t n now resting in d bosom of d lord……

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