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HBO to Air Documentary “Valentine Road” About The Murder of Lawrence King on Monday, October 7th

On Monday, October 7th , HBO will kick off its Documentary Films Fall Series with “VALENTINE ROAD,” a documentry which will  explore the middle school murder of  Lawrence “Larry” King.

Feb. 12, 2008, stat E.O. Green Junior High School in Oxnard, a California 15-year-old “Larry” King, a teenager who had begun exploring his gender identity was shot twice in the back of the head at point-blank range by classmate Brandon McInerney. Two days later, on Valentine’s Day, Larry died, the victim of a hate crime that grabbed national headlines and dramatically changed the lives of the students, teachers and community at large.

* Other HBO playdates: Oct. 7 (4:50 a.m.), 10 (11:00 a.m.), 13 (12:15 p.m.), 15 (5:00 p.m.) and 19 (10:30 a.m.)

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Will Kohler

Will Kohler is a noted LGBT historian, journalist and owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist, Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced in notable media venues as MSNBC and BBC News, The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Hollywood Reporter, and Raw Story,

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