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Gay Teen Jamie Hubley Mourned

Gay Teen Jamie Hubley Mourned


Friends and relatives packed into a Catholic Church in Ottawa on Thursday for the funeral of Jamie Hubley, a gay teen who took his own life after being bullied.

The CBC reports on the service for Hubley, who was 15 and reported suffering depression and relentless bullying before he committed suicide on Saturday. He was the only openly gay teenager at his high school in west Ottawa.

Family and friends remembered Hubley and vowed to honor his legacy by continuing his work to improve the lives of gay teens. One of his goals included the creation of a club for gay teens at his high school.

The death of Hubley was mentioned in the House of Commons on Thursday, according to the CBC, when a member of the New Democratic Party asked Conservatives how they planned to address the problem of antigay bullying among young people.

The Hubley family has asked that all donations in Jamie's honor be sent to the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa.

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