On her talk show this week, Ellen DeGeneres took a couple minutes away from cracking jokes and interviewing celebrities to address the growing, dangerous problemsof bullying against gay teenagers.

Tragically, this topic is in the news because a Rutgers University student named Tyler Clementi committed suicide this week after his roommate exposed his sexuality on the Internet. Clementi is just the latest teen to take his own life in reaction to brutal taunting from classmates.

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Ellen DeGeneres Biography

Jason and Molly on Ellen Ellen DeGeneres was a great host of the Oscars and an often funny woman. She entertains us. She was one of the very first stars to come... More »
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Ellen DeGeneres Quotes

I’m thrilled that the California supreme court overturned the ban on gay marriage. I can’t wait to get married. We all deserve the same rights, and I believe that someday we’ll look back on this and not allowing gays to marry will seem as absurd as not allowing women to vote.

Ellen DeGeneres

You showed us something in that film that I have not seen for a very, very long time.

Ellen DeGeneres [to Jonah Hill, regarding his penis in The Wolf of Wall Street]