A 49-year-old gay man who was savagely beaten by two men last week has woken up from his coma, and yesterday hundreds rallied against the attack they call a hate crime as the two suspects, both in their 20’s, sit in jail after surveillance footage appeared to catch them in the act. In a local news report the other day, a friend of the suspect denied that the attack was a hate crime, while showing off his Leviticus 18:22 tattoo. Unbelievable. [Gothamist]
You know, they talk about people of color. I’m a person of color. I’m white. I’m an Anglo Saxon. People say things all the time. But I don’t get offended.