RT Video/DVD DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 62499066 LA English T1 Anti-gay hate crime A1 Davis, Kate,, Heilbroner, David., Harris, Bob., Kurtis, Bill., A & E Home Video (Firm), Arts and Entertainment Network., Q-Ball Productions (Firm), PB A & E Home Video PP [New York, N.Y.] YR 1999 AB Examines the increase in anti-gay hate crimes. The murder of Matthew Shepard, a homosexual student at the University of Wyoming, attracted national attention, but other anti-gay hate crimes have gone unnoticed: Ryan was a teenaged girl strangled by a classmate because her mother was a lesbian; Mark Bangerter, a heterosexual artist, was blinded in one eye by a stranger who thought he was gay. Looks at aspects of anti-gay hate crimes, including the possibility of an organizational presence behind them. Looks at the Christian Right's anti-gay factions. Shows Reverend Fred Phelps leading a group picketing Matthew Shepard's funeral, and a re-enactment of Shepard's murder. Goes inside the headquarters of the Family Research Council, the largest and most powerful anti-gay organization in the nation.