One of Oklahoma's First Gay Politicia...

One of Oklahoma's First Gay Politicians Is Attacked in Possible Hate Crime

There are 6 comments on the Advocate story from Apr 25, 2013, titled One of Oklahoma's First Gay Politicians Is Attacked in Possible Hate Crime. In it, Advocate reports that:

Jim Roth, the first out LGBT person to hold a statewide office in Oklahoma, was assaulted by three men outside Grandad's Bar, a popular Oklahoma City honky-tonk, earlier this month, according to KFOR TV .

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#1 Apr 25, 2013


Since: Nov 09

Seattle, WA

#2 Apr 25, 2013
Wally wrote:
Yeah, me too, at the need to gang up on this guy 3-to-1, and the result of MORE hatred and violence from the "right".

You people just can't help yourselves from looking like stupid thugs, can you? Keep it up, we need to know what kinds of tactics you all use, so we can see how NOT to lose this battle.

“Where's my fairy wand!”

Since: Apr 08

Reading PA

#3 Apr 25, 2013
How much you wanna bet Sally Kern had something to do with this?
Tea Bag Residue Cleanup

Levittown, PA

#4 Apr 25, 2013
This is what closet case homophobes are quickly becoming reduced to: Physically attacking in cowardly packs while glbt people increasingly occupy positions of genuine power, in and out of politics.

“Luke laughs at hypocrites!”

Since: Sep 10

Palm Springs, California

#5 Apr 25, 2013
Wally wrote:
I wish it had been your vile ass beaten instead. We can hope, can't we? In your case, however, I hope they don't stop till you're a mud spot.

Tulsa, OK

#6 May 11, 2013

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