Robert L. Camina wasn’t at the Rainbow Lounge in the early morning hours of June 28, 2009, when police and state agents converged on the Fort Worth gay bar but, like many others, read about it hours later on Facebook.
“I had to read the posts a number of times just to make sure I really understood what was going on. It just seemed so absurd. ... These stories of just shock and trauma were being posted online,” said Camina, a Dallas filmmaker.