Kids like this had problems deeper than bullying though. Lots of kids get bullied (even straight kids) and don't resort to suicide, I'd even say most kids that experience bullying don't kill themselves as a result. Bullying has gone on in schools since before all of us were even born, yet teen suicide is a fairly recent "trend", and it's quite possible that the attention it gets in media is playing a part in inspiring more situations like this one. There's a movie called Disconnect where a straight kid experiences cyberbullying and attempts suicide, but the movie also shows how he was pretty unhappy beforehand. His dad was too busy for him, sister ignored him, didn't have many friends, etc. Not to say the bullying had no effect, but I think declaring the bullying as a sole cause is dishonest, especially when it's an LGBT kid because then it's usually manipulated into an LGBT argument rather than being about a young person that has just died.
People don't understand that words don't kill you outwards but within because there is actually a lot of power in words.
Words may not hurt physically but the internal wounds last longer than any cut you can get from a knife.
Just because bullying has been around doesn't mean that it's okay nor should it just be so easily accepted as part of life. That's just as ludicrous as saying women shouldn't have fought for their rights or black people fighting from slavery. It's just bullying and is a part of life, if they aren't strong enough to handle it then tough luck.
Does that sound better for you?
Bullying only became a 'standard' part of life because too many people just tolerate it so easily.
Even if someone wasn't as 'mentally strong' as someone else, does that make their life less valuable or significant or makes their suicide less of an issue because they were "weak"?
Should the same be said for those who are physically disabled too?
Why are you placing blame on the strength of the person as opposed to those who were actually bullying and attacking?
The point is WHY should someone be bullied just because they want to express themselves differently or for just BEING different?
Why does it bother you that this suicide may have become an LGBT argument?
Even with your example of that movie, just because his life was unhappy before cyberbullying, how does it diminish the contributions that bullying actually did to him to decide on attempting suicide?
If someone is being bullied for identifying as LGBT then why shouldn't it spark an LGBT argument?
You've inadvertently said that LGBT related suicides isn't as valid of a reason enough for you to acknowledge the severity of that suicide.
Do you need a 'valid' reason to acknowledge and care that suicides are happening?
If you're trying to look at the person's life wholistically then yes there can be more to it than just LGBT related reasons, but those other reasons don't make LGBT related suicides any less important.