In the last couple of days, articles have appeared in the media that seem to be trying to shed "new light" on the case of Phoebe Prince's bullying suicide. One bombshell, in Slate Magazine, provides a fairly detailed outline of the teen's life and circumstances before her death. In the article, references were made to her incidents of cutting herself, how she poached other people's boyfriends, and the implication is that she is at least partly to blame for what ultimately happened to her.
Ok, maybe it's just me, but this entire article offends me. It's the same as saying, "well, she deserved to be raped because she wore provocative clothing." Rubbish. (more…)