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  • 21st October 2011

    Hundreds mourn gay Canadian teenager Jamie Hubley 14

    Jamie Hubley's funeral was held yesterday

    12:59 PM — Around 700 people attended the funeral of gay teenager Jamie Hubley in Ottawa yesterday. The 15-year-old killed himself a week ago after suffering homophobic bullying and depression.

  • 19th October 2011

    Facebook, Twitter and Google+ to mark ‘Spirit Day’ for bullied gay teens 18

    Purple represents 'spirit' on the rainbow flag

    11:43 AM — Facebook will mark 'Spirit Day' tomorrow by turning several pages purple and encouraging employees to learn about the event. Spirit Day, which was created last year by Canadian teenager Brittany McMillan, encourages people to wear purple on October 20th to remember LGBT teenagers who killed themselves after being bullied.

  • 18th October 2011

    Gay Canadian teenager kills himself over depression and bullying 41

    Jamie Hubley pictured with his father, Cllr Allan Hubley

    2:09 PM — A gay 15-year-old boy in Ottawa, Canada, killed himself after suffering years of depression and bullying. Jamie Hubley documented his struggles on his blog but wrote on Friday that he couldn't take any more.

  • 19th October 2010

    Wear purple on Wednesday in memory of gay teen suicides 14

    The day calls for people to wear purple in memory of the gay teenagers

    5:24 PM — After a spate of suicides among gay US teenagers, people across the world will wear purple tomorrow to honour their memory. More than 1.3 million people have pledged on Facebook to mark 'Spirit Day', which was created by Canadian teenager Brittany McMillan.

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