Brutal gay bashing in Texas…


This is insane!

A 26-year-old gay man says he was the victim of a brutal hate crime early Sunday in Reno, Texas — a small town just east of Paris and about 100 miles northeast of Dallas.

Burke Burnett said he was at a private party at about 1 a.m. when four men suddenly attacked him, stabbing him at least twice with a broken beer bottle before throwing him onto a fire. His attackers yelled things like “pussy-ass faggot,” “gay bitch” and “cock-sucking punk,” Burnett said.

Burnett said it took 30 stitches to close stab wounds to his back and forearm, as well as a cut above his left eye. He also sustained second-degree burns and severe bruises.

“They knew I was gay,” Burnett said Monday. “I’m convinced they were trying to kill me.”

Jeff Sugg, interim chief of the Reno Police Department, released a statement Monday afternoon saying: “The Reno Police Department is currently investigating an aggravated assault that took place last weekend. The investigation is ongoing and additional information will be provided when available.”

via Man says he was stabbed with beer bottle, thrown onto fire in anti-gay hate crime in Paris, Texas.

  1. Jim Hlavac
    Jim Hlavac11-01-2011

    I get so depressed when I read these things. Why do they hate us so much? It’s incomprehensible to me.

  2. Lucifer

    Know your surroundings. I hate fighting. I remember these two guys were name calling and I was very depressed because I was getting fat and my jeans looked like I was trying to squeeze a marsh mellow in to a piggy bank. I got called fat ass and I beat the shit out of the redneck bastards.
    What people see in others they see in themselves. I hope the get caught and soon.

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