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At the trial of Charles Butler, Steve Mullins was questioned about his views on gays, and the nature of his relationships with gays: Butler adamantly denied any participation in homosexual sex. Butler's defense attorneys then produced a witness, Jimmy Dean, a gay man who testified about his homosexual activity with Mullins. Dean's testimony was corroborated by two lesbian women who also testified about Mullins' activities with Dean.
STEVE MULLINS:  TESTIMONY UNDER DIRECT EXAMINATION

Circuit Court of Coosa County, Alabama
State of Alabama v. Charles Monroe Butler, Jr.
Case No.: CC-99-36
August 5, 1999

Q: Would it be fair to assume . . .that you don't like queers?

A: Yes, sir.

Q: And why do you not like queers?

A: I just don't.

Q: You don't have any friends who are queers?

A: Yeah, I sure do.

Q: But you don't like them?

A: No. Not when they proposition me, I don't. . . .

Q: Is it your testimony today under oath that the only reason you killed Billy Jack Gaither was because he was gay?

A: That, and money. . . .

Q: And you're telling the ladies and gentlemen of the jury that you hate gays and queers?

A: Yes, sir.

Q: Isn't it a fact, Mr. Mullins, that you had oral sex with another man?

A: No, sir.

Q: You sure of that?

A: Yes, sir. . . .

Q: Isn't it a fact that you and your boyfriend and two lesbian ladies went to Anniston in September of last year to a gay party?

A: He wasn't my boyfriend.

Q: And that y'all had sex that night?

A: No, sir.

Q: But you went with him, didn't you?

A: Yes, sir.

Q: And you danced with him, didn't you?

A: No, sir. . . .

IMMY DEAN:  TESTIMONY UNDER DIRECT EXAMINATION

Circuit Court of Coosa County, Alabama
State of Alabama v. Charles Monroe Butler, Jr.
Case No.: CC-99-36
August 5, 1999

Q: Would you tell us your name, please, sir?

A: Jimmy Lynn Dean. . . .

Q: Now, I'm going to ask you, do you ever recall an evening in either September or October of last year that you went to a party with Steven Eric Mullins, K.B., and S. H.?

A: Yes, sir.

Q: Could you tell us about that evening, please, sir?

A: Well, we all showed up there, and he wouldn't get out [of the car]. He kind of showed his, you know, tail in the car. . .

Q: When you say he--who were you talking about?

A: Steve Mullins.

Q: Okay. How long had you known Steve?

A: About four months.

Q: And what exactly did he do?

A: He raised his voice and got ill in the car. He sat there for a while. And when he finally got out and come in, we partied and had a good time then.

Q: And what, if anything, did you and he do at the party?

A: We danced and everything and just talked and hung out.

Q: Did you ever touch him?

A: Yeah.

Q: Did he touch you?

A: Yes, sir.

Q: Did you ever kiss him?

A: No, sir.

Q: Okay. Let me ask you this--and I know this is a difficult question--had youever had oral sex with Steven Eric Mullins?

A: Yes, sir.

Q: That's all. . .


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