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Offside: Embracing Our Gay Children: W5

Catalogue Number:  CTV582
Producer:  CTV
Producing Agencies:  CTV
Subject:  Character Education, Diversity, Guidance, Social Issues
Language:  English
Grade Level:  6 - 8, 9 - 12
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2013
Running Time:  25:00
Closed Captions:  Yes

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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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