But the media can't agree on the gender of the sex worker.
After a 16-day trial and five days of deliberations, jurors were deadlocked.
Family and friends of Lawrence Reed say Marcus McMillian was making unwanted advances toward Reed, which prompted Reed to kill the gay mayoral candidate.
When local police opted not to call for a federal hate crime investigation, the victim's family objected.
The young gay victim of police brutality opens up about the incident on an Australian TV show.
An officer is under investigation after an arrest turned violent during one of the world's largest gay pride events.
An act of kindness in Everman, Tex.