This Associated Press story:
A Democratic congressional candidate has told police he was assaulted near downtown Spokane after making sexual advances to another man. David R. Fox, who moved to Spokane from Port Angeles recently to run against Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, told police he wasn’t injured in Sunday's altercation. But he is pressing charges against the man.
Before whatever phase of history we're in, this candidate would've never drawn attention to a crime connected to his sexual interest in another man. In 2010, he's pressing charges, because—duh—making a sexual overture is not a get-out-of-assaulting-me free card.
Full story here.