Rhythm Turner, 25, singer and guitarist in local band, Rhythm and The Method believes she was the victim of a hate crime when Vincen Matthew Williams, 21, assaulted her, after she hugged her girlfriend, outside Canes Bar & Grill in Mission Beach on Thursday, May 14, 2009.
“I was assaulted because of my sexual orientation, because I choose to want to give my girlfriend a hug,” Turner said.
The men who assaulted her became angry when the men wanted them to kiss in front of them, the women refused...... from the Gay And Lesbian Times
“Because we are lesbians, are we automatically victims of any male who wants to see us perform sexually in front of him, and is it OK for that male to then attack us when he doesn’t get what he wants?”
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