Not to be "ordinary"...but people need to know about this. Why? I have no idea. I think so that we can stop things like this from happening, but hate crimes can't be prevented solely through the knowledge of previously-committed hate crimes. So...spread awareness, folks, and help me think of a way to stop this shit:
The Laramie incident happened over ten years ago, but it seems to have become relevant again as the suicide of Tyler Clementi becomes big news. These are just snippets I found; if you want to know more, just Google it.