Bil Browning

Craiglist killer Philip Markoff also targeted men & transwomen

Filed By Bil Browning | April 27, 2009 6:30 PM | comments

Filed in: Living, Transgender & Intersex
Tags: bisexual, breathless reporting, Craigslist killer, Philip Markoff, serial killer, sex with men, transwomen

Another reminder that the closet and the constant socially reinforced shame of a non-heterosexual orientation can warp an individual:

But that won't be the story... Instead, it'll be breathless reporting that the case "has taken an unusual turn," as if anything gay or bisexual or non-gender conforming is exotic and exciting. How long before the homophobes take up the mantra that alleged Craigslist killer Philip Markoff committed his crimes because he wasn't straight? 5...4...3...2...1... There we go.

(Just for the record, Markoff was a College Republican. Just sayin'.)

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oh yeah. He is a throwaway now. That's a given with information like this. Tragic. For everyone really.