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Gay teen wins right to attend prom with boyfriend

Gay Teen

An openly gay Missouri teenager has won the right to attend high school prom with his boyfriend after threatening legal action, the district superintendent said Friday.


Calif. first to ban gay teen 'conversion' therapy

Jerry Brown

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that makes California the first state to ban a controversial form of psychotherapy that's aimed at making gay teenagers straight....


Teen gets 21 years in prison for killing gay classmate

Brandon McInerney

A teenager who fatally shot a gay classmate in the back of the head at an Oxnard middle school was sentenced Monday to 21 years in prison. A Los Angeles County judge issued the sentence a month after Brandon McInerney agreed to plead guilty to second-degree murder and voluntary manslaughter in the death of classmate Larry King.


Teen Gets 21 Years In Jail For Shooting Gay Classmate

Teen Gets 21 Years In Jail For Shooting Gay Classmate

Brandon McInerney was sentenced to 21 years in jail on Monday for the 2008 brutal slaying of his gay classmate, Larry King. McInerney was 14 when he pulled a gun from his backpack and shot King, 15, twice in the back of the head, later claiming that he believed the boy was flirting with him.


Trial of teen charged with killing gay classmate grows heated

The victim's family objects to testimony and tears about a dress given to the boy, who was later shot to death. Testimony in student Brandon McInerney's murder trial this week turned heated, at one point sparking an altercation between the family of a teacher and the family of slain gay student Larry King.


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