This feature documentary tells the stories of 5 asylum seekers who flee their native countries to escape homophobic violence. They face hurdles integrating into Canada, fear deportation and anxiously await a decision that will change their lives forever.
Ages 14 to 17
Study Guide - Guide 1
Health/Personal Development - Bullying & Discrimination
Health/Personal Development - Identity
Organize a week denouncing homophobia at school. Hold conferences with gay and lesbian speakers who will come share their experiences. For a research project, ask students to choose a country and examine the status of gays and lesbians living there.