A trial is underway for Dharun Ravi, a former Rutgers University student accused of setting up a webcam to spy on his gay roommate, Tyler Clementi, during a sexual encounter.
How would it feel to be the victim in this type of situation?
On Thursday night, HLN's Dr. Drew talked to anti-bullying advocate Allyson Pereira whose own private nude photo was leaked to her entire school.
Although Pereira says she can relate to Clementi and that her experience was also humiliating, she doesn’t see Ravi's case as a hate crime.
"A hate crime is a terribly thought-out crime," she said.
Pereira added, “Ravi wasn’t there pushing Tyler off the George Washington Bridge. Ravi did not hate gay people.”
Hear more of the discussion in the video clip above.
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