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Accessory to Murder: Our Culture's Complicity in the Death of Ryan Skipper

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This feature-length documentary explores the institutionalized homophobia surrounding the life and murder of a Central Florida man, Ryan Skipper.

In March 2007, Ryan Skipper of Polk County, Florida was targeted and brutally murdered because he was gay. Ryan's violent death, at age 25, was the final act in the life of a man who endured years of harassment and assaults simply because he was gay in a rural community.

Ryan was also victimized in death by a county sheriff who stereotypically and wrongly declared that Ryan was responsible for his own murder by cruising for sex and being involved in illegal activities with his own killers. Ryan was further victimized in death by a media that blindly accepted the sheriff's homophobic assertions as fact, instead of uncovering the truth and exposing a heinous anti-gay hate crime - a crime that our anti-gay culture was complicit in perpetrating.

Ryan Skipper was murdered, maligned and ultimately ignored simply because he was gay. Although he was killed by men who targeted an expendable "faggot" for robbery and death, it was our American culture that taught those men that gay people are expendable and unworthy of respect.

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Product details

  • Directors: Vicki Nantz
  • Producers: Vicki Nantz & Mary Meeks
  • Format: NTSC
  • Region: All Regions
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Studio: Independent Production
  • DVD Release Date: June 29, 2009
  • Run Time: 72 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • ASIN: B002FB63DK
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #366,835 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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