Leroy Aarons


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in Bronx, New York, The United States
December 08, 1933

Died
November 28, 2004

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Leroy "Roy" F. Aarons was an American journalist, editor, author, playwright, founder of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA), and founding member of the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education. In 2005 he was inducted into the NLGJA Hall of Fame. ...more

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Prayers for Bobby: A Mother...

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“He had not healed Bobby because there was nothing wrong with him.”
Leroy Aarons, Prayers for Bobby: A Mother's Coming to Terms with the Suicide of Her Gay Son

“I am here today because I have learned in the most painful way possible that ignorance, hatred, bigotry, and prejudice lead to violence and tragedy…. And I have learned that love, honesty, support, and acceptance…lead to health, wholeness, and self-esteem for our children.”
Leroy Aarons, Prayers for Bobby: A Mother's Coming to Terms with the Suicide of Her Gay Son

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