PINK SHIRT DAY ORIGIN
In Nova Scotia students banned together to stop bullying. It all began when a grade 9 boy was bullied for wearing a pink shirt to school. Bullies used homophobic slurs to taunt this boy, for wearing pink. David Shepherd and Travis Price, two grade 12 students, were sure to stand up and speak out against the bullies.
Article from the CBC.
In Victoria, BC, Canada over 600 students and teachers from Reynolds Secondary School, Arbutus Middle School and Cedar Hill Middle School staged an anti-bullying flash mob on the grounds of the BC Legislature. The students danced to “Born this Way” by Lady Gaga.
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