Time for some straight talking, in the midst of a canonisation campaign from a political elite that is as smug as it is self satisfied.
David Laws is a multi-millionaire. You do not make the money he did, to retire at 28, by being a nice guy. Secondly you do not need to claim government support on your housing costs, if you are so rich. If Laws had merely wanted to keep his relationship with his gay partner secret, he could have done so by not getting you and me to pay his rent.
As others have said, this is not a case of homophobia, but second home-a-phobia. Laws had his fingers in the till. He got caught. End of story.