An Old Article About Our Son Bill, Recovered

In October 2001 an article titled “Bill Clayton” by Olivier Björksäter-Bleylock was published in DNA, a national gay magazine in Australia. An interview with me was done through email, and was the best one I had ever experienced — and the most intense. Olivier asked about some things that were not in Bill’s story on …

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Bullying: Breaking The Cycle – a documentary Alec and I were in – is now online

Alec and I were in a KIRO 7 (Seattle) Family Connection Special Presentation documentary, Bullying: Breaking The Cycle, which aired on March 17 and March 26, 2011. It can now be watched online in four segments: Segment 1, Segment 2, Segment 3, and Segment 4. Those segments are all linked from this page: you …

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How would you reply?

I woke up this morning to this email: Subject: about BillDate: Wed, 4 Aug 2010 09:28:47 +0000From: alex smith (email address deleted by Gabi)To: I hope you now see that you’re rebellion against God’s laws led to your son’s death. If you really loved your son, you would not have led him on a …

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Video: How I Got To Play John Lennon’s IMAGINE Piano.

Steve Schalchlin describes “how a simple Internet posting of a friend’s son’s death (Bill Clayton) turned into the opportunity of a lifetime, thanks to pop star George Michael and Kenny Goss, a chance to play the piano upon which John Lennon wrote the song “Imagine.” The interview is by our friend Tracey Thornton.

‘By Omission’ – “losing ground in silence”

Safe Schools Coalition and our son Bill were mentioned in this report: On Friday, in a hearing before the Idaho Senate State Affairs Committee, Senators Nicole LeFavour (D-Boise) and Charles Coiner (R-Twin Falls) introduced legislation prohibiting employment, housing and education discrimination based on an individual’s real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. The bill …

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