Dr. Drew On Call

Driven by current events, "Dr. Drew" on HLN focuses on the human - and human behavior - at the center of the story.

Gay killing plea deal: 21 years in prison

A California teenager who shot and killed a gay student has agreed to spend 21 years in prison.

Brandon McInerney avoided a second trial by accepting the plea deal. His first trial for shooting Larry King in class ended in a mistrial.

Tonight: Plea deal in killing of gay teen

The teenager who fatally shot a fellow student in the head has agreed to spend 21 years in prison. A plea deal avoids a second trial for Brandon McInerney. His first trial ended in a mistrial. Is this justice for the victim, Larry King? Dr. Drew and his guests have some answers.

In another school-related case, a girl was suspended for touching her teacher. The student says she was simply stretching and that any contact was incidental. The teacher says it was deliberate. Who's right? Who's wrong?

Women who realized they were lesbians late in life

There are many theories as to why some people reveal their sexual preferences later in life.

Is it out of fear of what friends or family might think? Does it just make life easier to keep it all private? Or is it something deeper?