Gay-rights activist Larry Brinkin was formally charged Wednesday with six felony counts related to the possession and distribution of child pornography.
The 22-year veteran of the San Francisco Human Rights Commission, who retired with honor in 2010, was first arrested June 22, but the District Attorney’s Office requested time to further investigate before charging Brinkin. Read More
Larry Brinkin, the veteran gay-rights activist who brought the nation’s first domestic partnership lawsuit in 1982 and now faces child pornography charges, surrendered to police Thursday, authorities said.
Brinkin, 66, was first arrested June 22 on suspicion of possessing and distributing pictures of toddlers engaged in sex acts with men. At the time, however, the District Attorney’s Office said it needed to further investigate the claims before charges could be delivered. Read More