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What Is The “Gay Panic” Defense Really About?

View this image › On Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, the body of Marco McMillian, an out gay mayoral candidate in Clarksdale, Mississippi, was discovered in a levee. In a statement released today, McMillian’s family said that he was “beaten, dragged, and set afire.” Some have speculated that this murder was an example of “gay panic,”…

27 Bigots Who Were Beaten At Their Own Game

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Attorneys In Illinois Marriage Equality Lawsuit May Seek “Emergency” Action So Marriages Can Start Sooner

View this image › Plaintiff couple Patrick Bova, 81, and James Darby, 75, celebrate the marriage equality bill’s passage at Gov. Pat Quinn’s Executive Mansion Nov. 5. Tony Merevick/BuzzFeed CHICAGO — Despite the passage of marriage equality legislation in the Illinois General Assembly last week, lawyers driving a 2012 legal challenge to the state’s ban…