Father of bisexual boy, 12, says bullies drove son to take his own life

12-year-old Andrew Leach died as a result from death by hanging in March 2018, following alleged bullying from classmates after coming out as bisexual (Picture: Facebook) A 12-year-old bisexual boy in Mississippi tragically took his own life after allegedly being bullied for coming out.

Andrew Leach was found dead on 6 March at the family home after death by hanging.

However his father Matt said Andrew was tormented by classmates for talking about his sexual orientation.

‘He was struggling a lot internally with sexual orientation. Bisexual boy ‘always seemed happy’

(Picture: GoFundMe.com/58jh12o) ‘He finally came out with the information at school that he thought he may be bisexual.

‘I think that really amped up the bullying, Matt Leach told WREG .The boy’s mother Cheryl Hudson also said her son was a bright and loving child, but admitted that she failed to notice the troubles her son was facing.“If you were down, he’d try to help you up,’ Hudson said.‘I guess I was just oblivious to it. He just always seemed happy.’ Bullying intensified after he admitted to possibly being bisexual Matt said his son’s classmates threatened Andrew with physical violence.In one incident he was intimidated into thinking he wouldn’t ‘make it out’ of […]