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SAM: A short film with a big message for parents,teens and society

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According to recent gay bullying statistics, gay and lesbian teens are two to three times as more likely to commit teen suicide than other youths.

Tolerance is about accepting people for who they are — not about accepting bad behavior. Tolerance also means treating others the way you would like to be treated.

Teaching about acceptance and tolerance starts at home. Parents are their role model.

Education is the key to prevention.

SAM: A Short Film depicts a student being bullied and beaten at school for dressing like a boy, Sam escapes into the fields surrounding her house. When she can't find her way out, she's forced to spend the night there and choose between who she is and who society thinks she should be.

Watch the video on the sidebar and share with your tween and teen.

Join them on Facebook.

Be an educated parent, you will have safer and healthier teens.

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