The history between the LGBT community and law enforcement is complicated and often bloody.
Marquis Devereaux was knifed by one man while another taunted him with antigay slurs, in an attack similar to one he suffered five years ago.
"I'll be loving you always," goes the song, As. "Until the rainbow burns the stars out in the sky."
The president spoke Tuesday before an assembly of Dallas leaders and police officers, honoring the five fallen men murdered by a former Army reservist, hellbent on killing white cops.
Thanks to the National Rifle Association encouraging guns in public spaces, peaceful protests will routinely turn into domestic warfare.
The Florida senator was targeted for his inaction on gun violence and its effect on LGBT people, including the 49 killed last month in Orlando.
Ieshia Evans, 35, is a nurse practitioner and a mom to a 5-year-old boy, who posted on Facebook upon her release from jail: "This is the work of God."