California Assembly passes bill to ban use of "trans panic" and "gay panic" defenses
A new bill that would ban people from using the "trans panic" or "gay panic" defenses in court passed California's State Assembly, and is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.
Story to Watch: Investigation into Murder of Marcus McMillian
As the investigation into McMillian's murder continues, his sexual orientation will undoubtedly be brought up a lot. It is of the utmost importance that the media refute such victim blaming as another form of homophobia.