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'That Is So #Gay'

Stephanie Michele | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Michele

I can't quite shake the magnitude of what happened between these two boys. I have empathy for both of them because I realize that extreme actions are byproducts of extreme longing.

WATCH: Exploring The Murder Of A Gender Non-Conforming Teen

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.04.2013 | Gay Voices

A new documentary is set to premiere on HBO next week that attempts to examine and unpack the complicated and tragic death of a gender non-conforming ...

Reflections on the Trial of Lawrence King's Murderer

Scottie Thomaston | Posted 02.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Scottie Thomaston

I wonder if McInerney's 21-year sentence is too easy, a way to prop up a failed system and a failed response to crime. I wonder if it's putting a band-aid on our problems when we should be doing a lot more to end violence against our most oppressed.

Teen Faces 21 Years For Killing Gay Classmate

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 02.18.2012 | Los Angeles

VENTURA, Calif. — A teen who fatally shot a gay junior high classmate in the back of the head during a computer lab nearly four years ago was se...

Murder Of Gay Teen Illuminates Schools' Delicate Balancing Act

AP | By GREG RISLING | Posted 01.24.2012 | Education

LOS ANGELES -- There were many missed opportunities to prevent the murder of a 15-year-old gay student at E.O. Green Junior High School in Oxnard. Te...

Hunter Stuart

Gay Student's Flamboyant Style Blamed For His Murder | Hunter Stuart | Posted 11.28.2011 | Gay Voices

Only a few hours had passed after 17-year-old Brandon McInerney had pled guilty to the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Lawrence "Larry" King at E.O. Gre...

Teenager Pleads Guilty To Killing Gay Classmate

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 01.21.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A Southern California teenager pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder for killing a gay student during a computer lab class...

Prosecutors Go For Round 2 In Gay Teen Slaying

AP | Posted 12.05.2011 | Los Angeles

VENTURA, Calif. — A teen accused of killing a gay classmate at a Ventura County junior high school will be retried on a murder charge after a fi...

Hung Jury Leads To Mistrial In Gay Student Killing

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 11.02.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — There was no question Brandon McInerney shot a gay middle school classmate in a computer lab, but deciding what crime he committed...

Jury Deadlocked In California Gay Student Killing Trial

AP | THOMAS WATKINS | Posted 11.01.2011 | Education

LOS ANGELES — A judge on Thursday declared a mistrial in the case of California teen who shot a gay classmate in the back of the head during a c...

Jury Deadlocked In Gay Teen Shooting Trial

AP | By THOMAS WATKINS | Posted 11.01.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A judge on Thursday declared a mistrial in the case of California teen who shot a gay classmate in the back of the head during a comput...

Jurors Resume Deliberations In Gay Teen Shooting

AP | Posted 10.29.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Jurors spent about two hours deliberating but have not reached a verdict in the trial of a California teen accused of murdering a ...

Chilling Closing Arguments In Gay Teen Shooting Case

AP | THOMAS WATKINS | Posted 10.26.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — About all that prosecutors and defense attorneys agree on in the slaying of 15-year-old Larry King is this: His death was a traged...

Jurors Considering Lesser Charge For Shooter In Gay Teen Killing

AP | Posted 10.24.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A California judge decided jurors can consider convicting a teen of voluntary manslaughter in the killing of a gay classmate at sc...

Defense Rests In Gay Teen Shooting Case

AP | Posted 10.22.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Defense attorneys rested their case on Monday without calling on their 17-year-old client, who is accused of murdering a gay class...

Detective Testifies About White Supremacist Ties In Murder Of Gay Student

AP | THOMAS WATKINS | Posted 10.11.2011 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — Defense attorneys for a California teenager accused of taking a gun to school and shooting a gay classmate in the head worked Thur...

Brother Of Murder Suspect Claims Nazi Books And Iron Cross Were His

AP | Posted 10.10.2011 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — A police detective insists a California teenager charged in the shooting death of his gay classmate was influenced by a local stre...

Teacher Told Slain Student To Stop Wearing Makeup

AP | Posted 10.04.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A teacher testified Thursday that a gay student at a Southern California junior high school paraded around in makeup and high heel...

Fight Footage Shown At Gay Teen Killing Trial

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.24.2011 | Education

LOS ANGELES -- Prosecutors told jurors that surveillance footage of a teen murder defendant fighting in juvenile hall proves the boy has a violent nat...

Teen's White Supremacist Views Led To Murder Of Gay Student

AP | Posted 09.21.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A prosecution expert says a California teenager's white supremacist ideology is the primary reason the murder defendant shot to de...

Gay Student Threatened Days Before He Was Slayed, Prosecutors Say

Posted 09.04.2011 | Education

Trial began this afternoon in the case of a California teenager accused of execution-style murdering a gay classmate at a middle school in 2008. Th...

Teen Accused Of Killing Gay Classmate Faces Trial

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 09.03.2011 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — Brandon McInerney was a scrawny 14-year-old from a broken home when he was accused of gunning down a gay classmate in front of stu...

Ellen Chokes Up Remembering Murdered Gay Teen

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Ellen Degeneres took a moment on her show Friday to remember 15-year-old Lawrence King. King was shot and killed by 14-year-old Brandon McInerney, who...