These bashings have been reported all across the world," Sheridian said.
But before we get too high and mighty condemning the Indian media, just imagine our response if dozens of Australian tourists had been racially selected for bashing in, say, Fiji or Malaysia.
The earlier gay bashings
on Clapham Common were not communicated by the police to the wider LGBT community.
In the past, gay bashings
have not gotten as much press coverage as crimes against other minority groups," says Jack Levin, director of the Brudnick Center on Violence at Northeastern University in Boston.
Cynthia Bowers remembers the instant the first wire-service report about the Matthew Shepard gay bashing
came across her desk.
Kapamilya actress Jessy Mendiola has often been the subject of unparalleled online bashing
yet she seems to manage to remain composed.