Police Sgt. David Linscomb told the local media that it was too early in the investigation to label the incident an anti-gay hate crime, but he did acknowledge that witnesses spoke of the suspect’s derogatory comments against gays and lesbians.
Proponents now say they have little doubt that even with the worst outcome from the court — upholding the ban — California voters would legalize gay marriage if the measure made it on the ballot again.
by Dani Heffernan, Media Research Associate at GLAAD
Friday marks the beginning of Trans Pride L.A. 2013, presented by the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center and co-sponsored by Gender Justice LA, the Los Angeles Transgender Film Festival, and the Transgender Law Center.