1000 March For Officially Dead Lawrence King

We knew it was coming, but that doesn’t make it any easier to hear that 15-year old Lawrence King has been taken off the ventilator after being shot by a classmate last week. Sources speculate the alleged shooter may have shot King for being too effeminate. A hate crime charge has officially been filed against 14-year old Brandon McInerney.

An estimated 1,000 people marched in Oxnard, California this weekend to pay their respects to King and raise public awareness of homophobic violence.

Watch the AP death video after the jump.

[Rainbow Alliance video via Joe.My.God]

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