The gay panic defense is a legal strategy in which a defendant claims they acted in a state of violent, temporary insanity , committing assault or murder , because of unwanted same-sex sexual advances. The trans panic defense is a closely related legal strategy applied in cases of assault, manslaughter, or murder of a transgender individual with whom the assailant s had engaged in sexual relations unaware that the victim is transgender,    producing in the attacker an alleged trans panic reaction, often a manifestation of homophobia and transphobia. The gay panic defense grew out of a combination of legal defenses from the mid-nineteenth century and a mental disorder described in the early twentieth. It seeks to apply the legal framework of the temporary insanity defense, using the mental condition of " homosexual panic disorder ". The legal framework of the temporary insanity defense goes back to , and seeks a verdict of not guilty by reason of insanity.
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