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NY court: It’s not slanderous to falsely claim someone is gay

| Friday, June 1, 2012
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ALBANY, N.Y. -- A New York appellate court on Thursday ruled that it was not slanderous to falsely say that another person is gay.

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McInerney sentenced to 21 years in prison for killing of gay classmate

| Monday, December 19, 2011
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VENTURA, Calif. -- Brandon McInerney was sentenced Monday to 21 years in state prison for the execution style killing of openly gay classmate Lawrence King during a computer lab class three years ago.

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Teen charged in murder of gay classmate agrees to 21-year prison term

| Monday, November 21, 2011
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Brandon McInerney — accused of murdering gay classmate Lawrence King in February of 2008 at E.O. Green Junior High School in Oxnard — has struck a plea deal with prosecutors, and agreed to spend the next 21 years in prison.

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U.S. Senate confirms lesbian as newest judge in New York federal court

| Thursday, October 13, 2011
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The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed openly lesbian Alison Nathan as the newest U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York. The vote was 48-44 in favor of Nathan's nomination to the Court -- among the 44 nay votes were five Democrats and all Republicans.

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Mistrial declared in King murder trial after jury fails to reach consensus

| Thursday, September 1, 2011
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A judge in California on Thursday declared a mistrial in the case of an Oxnard teenager accused of the execution-style murder of an openly gay classmate, Lawrence King.

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Defense rests in murder trial of gay teen; accused refuses to testify

| Tuesday, August 23, 2011
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Defense attorneys on Monday rested their case in the murder trial of 17-year-old Brandon McInerney, accused in the 2008 execution-style slaying of Lawrence King, a gay classmate.

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Defense witnesses: childhood molestation triggered violent reaction to gay classmate

| Friday, August 5, 2011
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Testimony in the murder trial of 17-year-old Brandon McInerney, accused of killing an openly gay classmate, brought new revelations of McInerney's abusive childhood, and testimony that the victim antagonized McInerney by parading around in makeup and high heels.

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King murder trial resumes — defense claims accused was sexually harassed

| Sunday, July 31, 2011
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Testimony resumes this week in the murder trial of 17-year-old Brandon McInerney, accused of the 2008 execution-style shooting of an openly gay classmate, then-15-year-old Lawrence King.

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U.S. Senate confirms first openly gay man to serve as federal court judge

| Monday, July 18, 2011
Paul Oetken
The U.S. Senate on Monday evening confirmed confirmed J. Paul Oetken to the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the first openly gay man to serve as federal judge in U.S. history.

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Trial gets underway of California teen charged with killing gay classmate

| Tuesday, July 5, 2011
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Opening arguments are scheduled to get underway Tuesday in the trial of Brandon McInerney, charged with the execution style killing of a gay classmate in 2008.

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