Chapter 8 is about 2 male freshman roommates. One happens to be gay and the other is uncomfortable. The uncomfortable one blogs about his gay roommate on twitter. One night the gay one asked for the room from 9-12. The straight one went into a near dorm down the hallway and video chatted his laptop. He saw everything that happened and then posted about it. The gay friend saw the posts and went online for help. The gay male asked for the room again and the straight one was going to broadcast it live. The gay male told the councilor and the straight male and the female that helped him were taken into custody. The male was given a small and merciful sentence but was still found guilty of 15 accusations. The female was given 300 hours community service. Unfortunately the gay male jumped off a bridge taking his own life.
My opinion on the chapter is that it's sad and just pathetic. Someone has to post about someone else's personal life is pathetic. It's also sad someone ended up taking their own life.
May favorite quote from the chapter.. "I WAS SHOCKED AND SADDENED BY THE DEATHS OS SEVERAL YOUNG PEOPLE WHO WERE BULLIED AND TAUNTED FOR BEING GAY, AND WHO ULTI TOOK THEIR WON LIVES... ITS SOMETHING THAT JUST SHOULDNT HAPPEN IN THIS COUNTRY". BARAK OBAMA