More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.
Sean Kennedy's Killer Denied Early Parole
Tuesday night, Sean's Last Wish held a vigil in Sean's memory at the South Carolina State House. The vigil was a call to local authorities to keep Sean's killer behind bars, and to recognize hate crimes. Elke told WIS-TV news that the state needs a hate crimes law: "[Sean] always said, 'when I get older, I'm gonna change this, make sure people are treated equally."
Click here to see local news coverage of Tuesday's vigil.