It is impossible not to Love Scott : a new documentary about an exceptional man

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In 2013, 26-year-old musician Scott Jones was attacked outside a gay bar in a small town in Nova Scotia and as result was paralyzed from the waist down. Even though the perpetrator was caught and convicted, the Police refused to even consider it a hate crime that was motivated by a hatred of gay people. Scott’s best … Continue reading

Keillers Park

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This 2006 Swedish film is based on a real-life hate crime story that happened nine years earlier. It started with the unlikely relationship between Peter Mårten Klingberg a conservative Swedish engineer who ran his family’s old established business, and Nassim Pjotr Giro a free spirited Algerian immigrant who occasionally worked as a waiter and dreamed on moving to Paris … Continue reading

Judy Shepard : There was so much more to Matt than the way he died.

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Judy Shepard is an extraordinary woman. In 1998 her eldest son Matthew a 21-year-old student at the University of Wyoming was tied to a fence outside of the town of Laramie, beaten mercilessly and left to die.   This particular pernicious hate-crime caught the public’s attention, and news of his death provoked outrage from Wyoming to … Continue reading

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