In 2007, Ryan Skipper was stabbed to death in Central Florida because he was gay . In 2009, two men were found guilty in separate trials of butchering Ryan, and were sentenced to life terms in state prison. Prosecutor Cass Castillo and Circuit Judge J. Michael Hunter powerfully and explicitly stated in a Bartow courtroom that Ryan Skipper was murdered because he was gay.
Please share this video. It is time for us to compel our elected and community leaders to speak out as anti-hate crimes in Florida continue to increase in the most violent categories.
(Produced by Vicki Nantz; more info at www.RyanSkipperDocumentary.com.)