The Brutal Gay Torture Murder of Hello Dolly’s “Barnaby” Danny Lockin

Will Kohler

Will Kohler is a noted LGBT historian, writer, blogger and owner of 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 Advocate, The Daily Beast, Hollywood Reporter, Raw Story, and The Huffington Post

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10 Responses

  1. Tom Kidd says:

    I did not know this. Thank you, Will Kohler.

  2. Lking says:

    What is the purpose of bring up this 40 year old story now?

  3. What happened to the murderer after his four-year term was up?

  4. BigRich says:

    What happened after, What’s the conclusion?

  5. Lonnie says:

    According to a post here:, the murderer got married to a woman in the OC and suffered a slow and painful death from cancer.

  6. … So sad. Never heard about this before. Lockin was “Born to Play” this Role. His Acting-&-Dancing was amazing in thee Movie version! RIP dear one.

  7. Cindy Roesel says:


  8. Tim Garrity says:

    Dear GOD when will this end.

  9. Mike Talley says:

    Which bar in Garden Grove?

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