Leelah Alcorn Leads Fight Against Conversion Therapy from the Grave

When Leelah Alcorn stepped in front of a semi and ended her life, she was desperate. Since then, thousands of supporters have refused to let her memory be lost. Leelah Alcorn left a suicide note that told how she was…

Leelah Alcorn Gets Attention of White House in Conversion Therapy Fight

When Leelah Alcorn wrote her suicide note, she may have never imagined that her desperate situation would catch the attention of the President of the United States. But it has. “On Sunday, December 27, 2014, Leelah Alcorn a 17 year…

Leelah Alcorn: Her Reddit Posts Tell a Haunting Story of Christian Anti-Gay Therapy

When Leelah Alcorn committed suicide, she had already set events in motion that would tell the world why she did it. Rather than a paper suicide note that might be found only by her parents, she set up a Tumblr…

Leelah Alcorn: Friends Speak Out About Teen’s Life

Leelah Alcorn, the transgender Ohio teen whose tragic death over the holidays has moved people across the country, said in what investigators believe is a suicide note that she was not supported at home for who she was, and now…