Christian Post — Gay rights activist Larry Brinkin, famous for being the first person to use the phrase “domestic partner” in a lawsuit, was arrested late last week in San Francisco for allegedly possessing child pornography.
Gay rights organizations, like the Human Rights Commission, have immediately jumped to his defense, however, questioning the legitimacy of the accusations, the San Franciso Chronicle reported.
“It’s almost incredulous, there’s no way I could believe such a thing…He’s always been one of my heroes, and he’s the epitome of human rights activist – this is (the) man who coined phrases we use in our daily language. I support Larry 100 percent; hopefully it will all come out in the investigation,” said Theresa Sparks, the executive director of the Human Rights Commission.
Brinkin, who worked at the San Francisco Human Rights Commission until 2010 and was best known for championing the interests of gays and lesbians, was released on bail on Saturday after spending Friday night in jail. Two laptops, a desktop computer, videos, a floppy disk and thumb drives from Brinkin’s home were reportedly seized.Continue Reading on global.christianpost.com