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kleinbl00  ·  829 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How Lesser-Known 18th Century Art Reveals the Reality of Historical LGBTQ People.

It's Assault on Gay America and they still don't have it online. Here's the transcript.

    Forensic psychologist Karen Franklin used court records to track down and interview people convicted of assaulting gays to find out why they did it.

    KAREN FRANKLIN, Ph.D., Forensic Psychologist: Perpetrators feel that they are entitled, if not expected, to help to punish people who are stepping out of bounds for their male role or their female role. An example would be a young man that told me that- I asked him why he had committed an anti-gay crime, and he said, "Well, this man was wearing lipstick and high heels. What do you expect me to do?"

    FORREST SAWYER: Another man told her about going to gay areas looking for people to beat up and rob.

    KAREN FRANKLIN: I was asking him how did he target his victims. He started looking at some of the young men walking by, much like the young men who are passing now as we're filming, and certain individuals he would just say, "Look at that guy. Just look at him. I mean, he's weak. He's an easy target." He told me that "Men, if they don't know how to carry themselves, then they're asking for it."