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SONG FOR JAMEY

WATCH: Song From The It Gets Better Tour Dedicated To The Late Jamey Rodemeyer

The It Gets Better Tour, a collaboration between the It Gets Better Project and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, has been making its way around the country with its inspiring message to LGBT youth. Among the show’s cast members is Iranian born singer-songwriter Sacha Sacket, himself a victim of high school bullying.

Sacket was inspired by the story of Jamey Rodemeyer, who after making an “It Gets Better” video tragically committed suicide at the age of 15. “Song for Jamey” is Sacket’s response to the news of Rodemeyer’s passing. This version was recorded live in LA’s Shatto Chapel at the First Congregational Church, where the tour held its first workshops and rehearsals.

By:           Les Fabian Brathwaite
On:           Feb 11, 2013
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  • 2 Comments
    • stfallon1028
      stfallon1028

      I never knew Jamey, but I went to college and first came out of the closet in Buffalo, his hometown. In the endless blur of gay teens who continue to commit suicide after years of bullying, his death especially continues to haunt my life :( Thank you for sharing this

      Feb 11, 2013 at 1:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 1EqualityUSA
      1EqualityUSA

      The pain that his mother was left with tugged my heart big-time. This one got to me. Thanks for the tribute to this guy, only one of many who tragically see no other way out of the pain.

      Feb 11, 2013 at 5:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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