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  • Shooting of Gay Student Sparks Outcry

    03/28/2008 1:34:55 PM PDT · by SmithL · 41 replies · 2,143+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 3/28/8 | GREG RISLING, Associated Press Writer
    Larry King was a gay eighth-grader who used to come to school in makeup, high heels and earrings. And when the other boys made fun of him, he would boldly tease them right back by flirting with them. That may have been what got him killed. On Feb. 12, another student, Brandon McInerney, 14, shot him twice in the head at the back of the computer lab at their junior high school, police say. The slaying of the 15-year-old boy has alarmed gay rights activists and led to demands that middle schools do more to educate youngsters about discrimination on...