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Man Commits Suicide after Facebook Users Bully Him For Dating Transgender Woman

Maurice Willoughby was only 20-years-old when he took his own life after being ridiculed on social media for his relationship with a transgender woman.

Willoughby defended his relationship on Facebook last month. He even tattooed the woman’s name (Faith) name on his forehead.

“Y’all can say whatever about faith I really don’t care if she not passable I don’t care if she wasn’t born a woman she is a woman to me & I love her flaws that’s what makes her faith if you heard her story it’s motivating….. I’m happy you should be happy for me”.

But that didnt stop social media users from continuing to joke about Willoughby’s relationship, according to a friend, who said Willoughby had a history of mental problems, including depression.

A video of Willoughby being harassed outside of a store made the rounds on social media, and friends say it caused him to slip into depression. A friend told the website Aazios, “He was getting picked on and joked on all the time. Where we are from, if you like trans woman, and you black, the streets will talk about you, fight you, even try to kill you. He was dealing with a lot.” 

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tronic August 21, 2019 at 1:53 pm


Qiana August 21, 2019 at 2:10 pm

No it’s not. There’s nothing “NEW” about it. And why is it ok for everyone else to post their wedding; engagement, WCW and MCM? No one is complaining THEN. If it doesn’t INVOLVE you why should it CONCERN you? 🤷🏽‍♀️ Never understood that. He can do what he wants on his own social platform.

erorr August 22, 2019 at 7:18 pm

you’re 100% right. but guess what, the world doesn’t work that way. so if you don’t want people to ridicule you, keep your private life to yourself or prepare to deal with the consequences. i don’t care what you think should happen, you’re not going to change peoples’ minds and people aren’t going to mind their own business.

Leslie Washington August 23, 2019 at 12:51 pm

I think it’s sad that the young man lost his life based on the choice he made people really need to stop it. Because it makes no sense to just be cruel. my prayers go out to his family and everybody who loved him

Antihate August 25, 2019 at 8:37 am

He didn’t put it on Facebook others did! They publicly shamed him! It was sad!i wish I would’ve saw it when it first came out. I would’ve shut all them haters down!

Anti-hate August 25, 2019 at 8:51 am

Also, what people do behind closed doors is their business if you mind your own business it will be plenty! Also, all them people that was ridiculing that boy watch their lives. I guarantee it won’t end well. When you do dirt it come back on you!

Love Is Needed August 26, 2019 at 4:59 am

You are correct! It may not fall directly on Them but it may affect someone they LOVE VERY MUCH & CHERISH!

Rhonda G Aubrey August 21, 2019 at 2:03 pm

My heart hurts over this story, but we must learn to honest about this issue. Many blacks are angry, feeling disrespected and hopeless. We have been programmed for self-hate and with all the negatives the black community is getting the worst of it on all levels. For many of us, the one thing we hold true is our faith and that spiritual relationship tells us man shall not lay with another man or God did not make Adam and Steve. We must learn to educate without hate and leaving the LGBT agenda out of the conversation. I feel their political agenda has
caused more harm to Blacks and separation within our communities, churches, and families.
I am praying for healing, understanding, and acceptance. Just like you don’t need to accept or like a person choices at least try to have respect for them as a human being.

David August 24, 2019 at 11:22 am

Your faith is a fiction. If a god was so vast as to create the WHOLE UNIVERSE, do you really think that same god would give a rats ass who someone was loving?!? The only thing the LGBQT agenda has tried to move forward is equality and acceptance, not your bigotry and disgust. Out of the whole of humanity’s history on this earth, your god has only been part of any culture for the briefest of recent minutes. Where was he the first 100,000 years, or so, of our existence?

Melvin Gibbs III August 21, 2019 at 4:36 pm

His death is disheartening; yet I am fed up with a homosexual double standard. If you are gay, be all you can be. Stop looking for people to celebrate it or being traumatized because people do not agree. So where are all the “love is love” people now; crickets. I am not for Gay rights because “at the end of the day” you are still either a man or a woman whether you change your gender or not. There should not be any specialized rules for anyone who decides that they want to be with their own gender or change their birth one. Laws are on the books for every person in this country. Discrimination of those laws are only for obvious things that you cannot change or bar a person because of denial of those laws. I don’t look for approval for being heterosexual so stop waiting for the world to “stop”, “take pause” and cheer because what you do with your like is your own affair; you have the inalienable right to be happy – John Locke.

Camille August 21, 2019 at 6:53 pm

This is SOOOOOO sad, and is difficult to even comprehend. If you are not 1,000,000 percent comfortable with who you are and your life style. Keep if off of SOCIAL MEDIA because 95 percent of the people on there are NOT your friends ( even though y’all have “FRIENDED” one another ). I truly and unfortunately believe that people troll pages just to see who they are doing “BETTER” than. It is a shame that people can not mind their own business and keep their negative comments to themselves, but that is the time we are living in. If that young man, or any other individual for that matter, is not encouraging or trying to FORCE you into their lifestyle, then leave them be. Not everyone in “YOUR LIFE” is excepting of your Heterosexual partners, yet “YOU” are going do you and be with whomever you choose, no matter how your own family might feel. People are in relationship where they are being physically and mentally abused, where partner’s and spouse’s are killed and assaulting children, there are massive shootings at Festival’s and STORES, and parents being ripped away from their children and being deported. This world is in NO WAY SHORT OF HATRED, at some point I would like to think that we could learn to encourage and embrace HAPPINESS, however it comes, just as long as it does not come at the expense of others. Maybe people should just embrace the ideal of “MORE FOR ME” and stop worrying about who someone else is sleeping with. May that poor man’s soul rest in peace and I am so sorry that is world is so IGNORANT and can’t leave people to just do them and be happy.

Tea August 22, 2019 at 9:18 am

It was his bizzness to date a trans. It was his bizzness that he wasnt strong enough to say eff what anybody has to say. Love who u want and eff whomever has anything to say about it but at the end of the I support straight pride. Tired of amerikkka tryna force gay pride on everyone especially the children. They have more “rights” than Black ppl and we’ve been fighting for centuries just to be considered “human”

Carmela El August 22, 2019 at 11:36 am

I remember when he was on social media saying he was with a tranny I believe it was in a hotel lobby and then he was in the room thus is sad Im praying for his family and friends

Stacey August 22, 2019 at 12:35 pm

I agree keep your personal life off social media its not ‘normal’ to everyone like man and women gettin married or engaged thats the different no shade no hate i love everyone but the problem is we cant FORCE people to understand nor except it

Bj August 22, 2019 at 11:13 pm

I feel if you don’t want ppl to ridicule u keep ur business to yourself .I’m not gay community but hey you love who u love.but on the other hand this person that killed himself had deeper issues .


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