Montreal Simon: Lady Gaga’s Message to a Canadian School

In a country where bullying is an epidemic, and almost nothing is being done to stop it, isn’t it great to know that at least Lady Gaga cares. Too bad she couldn’t send a message to Jamie Hubley and his school in Ottawa. Before he committed suicide. Because after Jamey Rodemeyer from Buffalo, New York. Who ...

gay persons of color: Zachary Quinto, aka Spock, comes out

Zachary Quinto, the star of Heroes and 2009′s Star Trek, has confirmed that he is gay in an interview with New York Magazine, published Sunday.He also penned a personal blog entry explaining his decision to go public in light of the recent suicide of gay, 14-year-old, Jamey Rodemeyer. The American actor wrote: “In light of Jamey’s ...

Montreal Simon: Mitchell Wilson, Jamey Rodemeyer, the Bullies, and Lady Gaga

As you know I hate bullies of all stripes. From Stephen Harper and his thug Cons, to those who bully children for being different or gentle, to those who beat helpless old people in senior’s homes. So you can imagine how I feel about those who bullied and assaulted a disabled boy and drove him ...

Montreal Simon: Jamey Rodemeyer, the Bullies, and Lady Gaga

The other night I wrote about the tragic story of Jamey Rodemeyer, the 14-year-old boy from Buffalo, New York, who was bullied to death for being gay. So I’m glad to see that the bullies may be held accountable. Police are looking to bring criminal charges against three or more teens following the suicide of a 14-year-old ...

Montreal Simon: The Sad Death of Jamey Rodemeyer

Jamey Rodemeyer was a 14-year-old boy who lived in Buffalo, New York. He was relentlessly bullied because he was gay. He cried out for help online for months. And when nobody helped him he committed suicide. On Sept. 8, he wrote: “No one in my school cares about preventing suicide, while you’re the ones calling me [gay ...