Tulsa Teen Beaten Unconscious in Anti-Gay Attack at Party: VIDEO


Cody Rogers, an 18-year-old from Tulsa, Oklahoma, was beaten unconscious at a party over the weekend because he is gay. FOX 23 reports:

C_rogersRogers is slowly starting to heal. “There were some ladies who invited their boyfriends (to a going away party) who had a problem with some of the homosexuals that were there."

Cody could hear the homophobic slurs from another room, and when those boyfriends were asked to leave the apartment, one refused. That person attacked cody’s friend, a 21 year-old girl.

“I stepped in and they threw me to the ground, obviously, I’m a little beat up,” Cody said. As he was on the ground,  the two teens attacking him kept shouting the slurs. His friends were shocked to see it all unfold.


Rogers has started a Facebook page in hopes of starting a conversation about changing Oklahoma's hate crime laws.

Posted February 29, 2012 at 9:53am ETC by Andy Towle
in crime, News, Oklahoma, Tulsa