The World Stage for Suicide | Wendy K. Williamson

February 24, 2015 7:37 PM

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The World Stage for Suicide | Wendy K. Williamson

Watching the Oscars I was astounded by something. It wasn't that Gaga sang The Sound of Music medley beautifully or the plunging reveal of JLo's dress. It was the fact that suicide was mentioned. Twice.

Despite the sorrow underlying both mentions -- beginning with Dana Perry's heartfelt dedication to her son, Evan, who had committed suicide and Graham Moore's sincere speech -- I am grateful, so damn grateful they went there. On a night where the world -- to the tune of 1 billion people -- was liste...

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