then you're sick. it's unbelievable in 2010 (or ANY year for that matter) this type of thing can and does happen. it's unbelievable there are people foaming at the mouth, many of whom are 'religious' leaders, who spew filth about people who happen to be gay. being gay is nothing. it's like being straight. it should mean NOTHING to you when you're sizing up a person. a person is either a good person or not. has nothing to do with sexuality, skin color, gender or whatever. once again i must say it's a shame i don't believe in hell because i'd love to imagine the perps of this horrendous act BURNING FOREVER IN IT
Lured Into a Trap, Then Tortured for Being Gay
By MICHAEL WILSON and AL BAKER
He was told there was a party at a brick house on Osborne Place, a quiet block set on a steep hill in the Bronx. He showed up last Sunday night as instructed, with plenty of cans of malt liquor. What he walked into was not a party at all, but a night of torture — he was sodomized, burned and whipped.
All punishment, the police said Friday, for being gay.
There were nine attackers, ranging from 16 to 23 years old and calling themselves the Latin King Goonies, the police said. Before setting upon their 30-year-old victim, they had snatched up two teenage boys whom they beat, the police said — until the boys — one of whom was sodomized with a plunger — admitted to having had sex with the man..........
Uli Seit for The New York Times