“Way to politicize a tragedy, lady,” wrote Elena Ballesteros, while Melissa Coca added, “Comparing this tragedy to anything is moronic and despicable. Congratulations, for once more upholding the level of stupid which only you can.”
“Yeah baby, can I have your number?” Maldonado said, hoping sarcasm would cover his terror. He broke down crying in the locker room as he realized he had just publicly come out as gay, just days after telling his parents.
Cynthia and Gary Hipps have filed a $25 million wrongful death lawsuit against Clemson University, the national and local chapters of Sigma Phi Epsilon, and fraternity brothers Thomas King, Campbell Starr and Samuel Carney.
"This is a transparent attempt to fly the Christian martyr ‘mean Gays are calling us bigots’ flag in the hopes that other mouth-breathers in the area will rally to them and their crappy pizza the way Southerners rallied to Chick Fil-A."
“We are particularly distressed at the thought that, under the current version of SEA 101, some of our members and friends might not be welcome in some Indiana businesses — might experience legally sanctioned bias and rejection once so common on the basis of race.”
One of the students used a derogatory term for black people, another said: “Black people should be dead,” and a third said: “Lynch ‘em” during a March 20 broadcast on WVBU, Bucknell’s student-run radio station.