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Scott Jones opens up about anti-gay hate crime that left him paralyzed in 2014

Laura Marie Wayne and Scott Jones. Photo: Charlotte Marchesseault

Season 2 of The Hum returns on rabble with Scott Jones and Laura Marie Wayne joining hosts Gilad Cohen and Simona Ramkisson. On October 12, 2013, Scott Jones’ life changed in an instant when he was left paralyzed from the waist down in an anti-gay hate crime. Scott and his close friend, Laura Marie Wayne sit down with us to discuss toxic masculinity, the hesitation of naming hate crimes and how Scott has moved on since the attack.

Hosted by Gilad Cohen (Founder, JAYU) and Simona Ramkisson. 

Produced and edited by Brandon Fragomeni and Alex Castellani. 

The show is a JAYU production. JAYU is a Toronto-based charity that shares human rights stories through the arts. JAYU has an annual Human Rights Film Festival, a photography empowerment project and more. You can learn more about JAYU here.

Image: Laura Marie Wayne and Scott Jones. Photo: Charlotte Marchesseault

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