After attending the popular trade show Vidcon in Anaheim, the online personality says he was attacked outside a L.A. gay bar.
Gay video blogger Calum McSwiggan is recovering in a Southern California hospital after he claims he was involved in a “targeted attack.”
The online personality said in a Facebook post that he had just attended Vidcon, a symposium dedicated to online video enthusiasts, when afterwards he, “went out to a gay club to celebrate.”
During the bar celebration, he became separated from his friends and was, “beaten up by three guys.”
McSwiggan says he felt like a second class citizen when authorities finally arrived.
He writes that he suffered three broken teeth, six stitches and was, “terrified to be a gay man in the public eye.”