David Buckel, prominent gay rights lawyer, burns himself to death in New York to protest global warming

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David Buckel, prominent gay rights lawyer, burns himself to death in New York to protest global warming

A “green” activist who was a pioneering lawyer for gay and transgender rights – including in the notorious “Boys Don’t Cry” rape murder case – committed suicide by setting himself on fire Saturday morning in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park in a grisly act of protest against the ecological destruction of the Earth.

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