Family members, friends and a number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates are crying foul after the alleged victim of an anti-gay hate crime in Atlanta received a prison sentence.
Classmates and family members are rallying in support of a California teen whose portrait was reportedly axed from her private school's yearbook and graduation ceremony because she opted to wear a tuxedo.
"Three years ago today, the world and I lost Thomas Lee Bridegroom. Tom loved me like no one ever had. He taught me to love myself and reminded me every day that I was worthy of my own love and the love of others." #TapTapTap
Hakim is the third eldest son in his family, and was raised in a major city. Hakim knew he was gay from a very young age, “Thoughts came through my mind, that [I] am cursed, maybe I wasn’t meant to be a human ...”