Gay teen's suicide brings some changes

Rau, Krishna
January 2008
Xtra (Toronto);1/31/2008, Issue 607, p9
The article reports on the failure to identify the homophobic bullies who taunted 13-year-old gay student Shaquille Wisdom of Ontario leading up to his suicide in October 2007. According to Ajax High School principal Phil Matsushita, the school is no closer to finding the people responsible for cyberbullying and physical attacks endured by Wisdom. He mentions their plan to bring in motivational speaker Karyn Gordon to talk to students. Health promoter Amy Nagel offers advice on how to help students about their sexuality.


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