The Ft. Worth Police Department Has A Gay Panic Problem

Published July 11, 2009 by Michael C Leeson

Box Turtle Bulletin » The Ft. Worth Police Department Has A Gay Panic Problem

Gay Panic a legal defense against charges of assault or murder. A defendant using the gay panic defence claims that he acted in a state of violent temporary insanity because of a little-known psychiatric condition called homosexual panic. Trans panic is a similar defence applied towards cases where the victim is a transgender or intersex person.

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