Monday, July 9, 2012

What if it was Illegal to be You?

This video was put together by the Kaleidoscope Trust (an organization I support and whom a dear friend of mine is helping get off the ground) and it truly drives home a very powerful point--what if it was illegal to be you? For some of us, we know the feeling. But for others, this video serves as a moving and on-target reminder.

John Barrowman (Torchwood's Captain Jack) had this to say about the video in the Hufflington Post:

"Can you imagine what it would be like to wake up one morning to discover that it was suddenly illegal for you to be you? That the law said because you had blue eyes, or were short or because you wrote with your left hand you could go to jail."

Read the rest of the article here.

Watch the video and share it with your social networks.


 

3 comments:

  1. Great post and thanks for the link--if only people would think!

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  2. Hmm, for some reason, the link for the rest of the article can't open/find the webpage.

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