My thoughts go out to his family, and to all of those who are effected by this loss.
I want all of these people to remember that despite this tragedy, there are people in this world who believe what really matters is love. Love for one's fellow humans no matter who they are. Respect for each person's individuality, thoughts, feelings, and opinions.
Larry deserves our admiration for being brave enough to tell the truth about who he was, and for being open about his feelings. There is something everyone can take from that.
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant"- MLK Jr