The Insane Immaturity of Albany's Gay Defamation Case
With DOMA on the decline and gay marriage approval trickling into the national discussion, it seems that gay rights issues are popping up in states across the country. And the most recent one happened right in our own backyard. But this one is a bit different.
In Broome County, Jean Mincolla started telling people that Mark Yonaty was gay. Why? Because he wanted to break up Mark's long-term relationship with his girlfriend and, for whatever the reason, he thought questioning the man's sexuality would do the trick.
"In light of the tremendous evolution in social attitudes regarding homosexuality...it cannot be said that current public opinion supports a rule that would equate statements imputing homosexuality with accusations of serious criminal conduct or insinuations that an individualhas a loathsome disease."
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