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So sad..13 year old Maine girl commits suicide after school bullying. Brother says she was trying to figure out her sexuality.

Relatives of a 13-year-old Maine teenager, Kitty McGuire, who committed suicide last week, say the teenager was bullied in the months leading up to her death. Her family described her as a young teen who was different from most of her peers. Timothy McGuire, Kitty’s brother, told the Portland Press Herald that Kitty was targeted by fellow students because she was trying different ways to express herself. “She was trying to figure out her sexuality,” he said. “She was trying to figure out who she was.” Kitty tried expressing herself differently by dying her hair and wearing unusual earrings and unusual clothes, including some all-black outfits, he said. According to a description for a Facebook Tribute page dedicated to Kitty McGuire: “She was a good child, but because she was bi people were cruel to her. May she rest in peace, and she is gone but not forgotten. Kitty Mcguire 3~26~13″ Heather Perry, superintendent of Regional School Unit 3, said McGuire was subjected to at least three incidents of teasing that were “not bullying” or harassment. On Monday, 20 students and family members participated in a demonstration to draw attention on Kitty’s death and say that bullying was what drove Kitty to commit suicide........


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