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Saturday, October 6, 2012

Suppose Your Yearbook Labeled You FAG


That's just what happened in 1970 to Robin Tomlin in Vancouver, British Columbia. Tomlin is not gay, but the intimidation kept him from attending his prom as well as his graduation. Now he's finally gotten an apology from the school board, 42 years later - but even that took some doing, since it was such a "difficult" decision for the board to make. CBC covers the story and a couple of other bullying cases up there in kinder, gentler Canada:

2 comments:

Harper's Keeper said...

Certainly positive outcomes but mostly this makes me discouraged. Bullying is still a feature in the lives of many, especially young people; and positive results in fighting it so rare they make national (in this case, international) news.

Davis said...

Good God

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