How can people say that Gay Rights isn't a big issue when CHILDREN have been murdered for being homosexual?

I'm talking about Lawrence King. If you don't know who he is, then here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E.O._Green_School_shooting I hear so many people including politicians talking about current issues in the U.S. like energy, wars, recessions, the economy, etc. Then when you bring up gay rights, they say... show more I'm talking about Lawrence King. If you don't know who he is, then here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E.O._Green_... I hear so many people including politicians talking about current issues in the U.S. like energy, wars, recessions, the economy, etc. Then when you bring up gay rights, they say it's not comparable to the other issues in our society. How is that statement even true? The statement "You must protect the children, it's all about the children." is one of the most politically correct statements. Well, if that were so, then why are events like the E.O. Green School shooting being ignored by the media, society, and politicians? Are they afraid to face the truth? The day that Britney Spears shaves her head gets tons of media coverage, but the day a homosexual teenager is murdered by another teenager inside of a school, it's like the media doesn't even exist!
Update: I'm an openly bisexual 15 year old, and with so many ignorant and hateful people around me, I fear for my own life.
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