Anthony Avalos had said that he “liked girls and boys” prior to his death on June 21 this year, according to a child protection official.
“Today we suffer an added layer of pain from learning that he was most likely killed because of who he was as a human being,” Bernstein’s father said.
“He believed Gabriel was gay and to him that was a bad thing. He did it out of hatred for a little boy.”
Estimates from PwC has shown that a plebiscite would not only cost hundreds of million dollars more than a parliamentary vote, but the cost of the mental health impact on LGBTI people would also be exponential.
Music icon Melissa Etheridge married partner Linda Wallem over the weekend in California.