Four young men face federal hate-crime and conspiracy charges in a series of incidents in which prosecutors said they used a fake profile on Grindr to get into the victims' homes.
"But so many individuals in our community do use these every day, and we hear so little about crimes or being targeted.
less Capital murder charges have been filed in connection with the February death of Glenser Soliman, 44. "I think everyone knows when you're meeting strangers through these apps that there is the potential for danger," Loftin said.
The greater Tulsa phone book has 13 pages of church listings; there are 133 churches alone that begin with the word “First.” One Tulsa church that bills itself as a “hardcore, in-your-face ministry” constructs an elaborate haunted house each Halloween where live actors depict various sins.
Last year’s spook house featured a gay male pedophile.
“Being gay, you’ll never have that true love like a man and a woman,” Michael says, standing against his truck as Merle Haggard mixes with the backyard whippoorwills. Supreme Court decriminalizing homosexual acts between consenting adults and the Massachusetts high court legalizing same-sex marriage in that state — pushed gays more toward the mainstream than ever.