Norman City Council member Chad Williams expected backlash when he agreed to participate in a documentary about a gay teen’s suicide and the impact on the community. What he didn’t expect was the level of hate in those responses, according to The Norman Transcript.
Threats — including those he perceives as potential death threats — has made Williams think twice about participating in future dialogue on gay issues.
“I fully expected some (backlash) — I didn’t think it would be to this degree,” Williams said. “For my family to watch me die or for a bullet to go through my head …”
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