Brandon Wiley / Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Brandon Wiley, a Tennessee man who brutally beat a gay man who had allegedly propositioned him at a bar and then bragged about it in blood-covered … [Read more...] about Bar Patron Who Brutalized Gay Man and Bragged About it in Bloody Selfies on Social Media Pleads Guilty
Robert Van Hook, who fatally stabbed David Self in 1985 in Cincinnati and then attempted a "gay panic" defense, was executed by lethal injection on Wednesday by the state of Ohio. CBS News … [Read more...] about Ohio Executes Killer Who Attempted ‘Gay Panic’ Defense
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a ban via a budget amendment on the gay and trans panic defenses from being used to defend criminals in New York State: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today … [Read more...] about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Moves to Ban ‘Gay Panic’ and ‘Trans Panic’ Defenses
(screenshot) As with most headlines that end in a question mark, the answer is "No," though in this case the more accurate answer is, "Not entirely but it may be playing a … [Read more...] about Slate Asks, Has Gay Panic Ruined Bodybuilding?
Openly gay New Jersey Assemblyman Tim Eustace has introduced a bill that would ban the use of the "gay panic" defense in court, NJ.com reports: “I want to make sure that we’re paying … [Read more...] about New Jersey Assemblyman Tim Eustace Introduces Bill to Ban ‘Gay Panic’ Defense
Now this is a far cry from "I think gay marriage should be between a man and a woman." California Governor Jerry Brown (pictured) has signed four new laws that bolster LGBT rights in the … [Read more...] about Four New Laws to Protect LGBT People in California
Mike Hadreas — better known as Perfume Genius — likes to get confessional. On his most recent LP, the acclaimed sophomore effort Put Your Back N 2 It, Hadreas sang about family issues, and he … [Read more...] about Perfume Genius Gets Confessional in ‘Queen’: MUSIC VIDEO
Paul Kelly is a Catholic priest in Queensland, Australia. Though he hasn't made his views on the subject known, it's safe to assume that he doesn't believe in marriage equality. (If he … [Read more...] about Catholic Priest Fights For Sanctity Of LGBT Life