Offside: Embracing Our Gay Children (W5)
Catalogue Number: CTV582
Subject: Character Education, Diversity, Guidance, Social Issues
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2013
Running Time: 25
Closed Captions: Yes
Scott Heggart's struggle to reveal his homosexuality to his family, friends, and hockey teammates put him in a life or death situation. With the help of his supportive family and online community, Scott came out in a YouTube video, inspiring those still in need of support.
Includes bonus segment with W5's Kevin Newman:
Kevin Newman talks about his own experiences with his son's coming-out process, as well as Scott's role as an equal rights crusader.
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