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ReutersTBILISI/ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Large crowds of anti-gay protesters broke up homosexual rights rallies in Georgia and Russia on Friday, underlining deep hostility in the former Soviet bloc. Priests and thousands of Georgians pushed their way...
As a journalist, I'm a big believer in free speech, but also in the idea that bigotry and wrongdoing are fair game for scrutiny. Regardless of your political leanings, it's fair to say that publicly ridiculing others in a confrontational and...
The Baltimore Sun"The New Normal" was supposed to be the new normal. After "Modern Family" brought two gay dads into the spotlight on ABC, NBC was bringing audiences a show that put a gay family at its center. "The New Normal" executive producer Ryan Murphy had...
How can obviously immoral acts be thought moral? False premises accepted as givens not to be questioned are the reasons. They lead to the immoral conclusions. One such premise is that books written by fallible humans, as all books are, were somehow...
ReutersBy Thomas Grove and Steve Gutterman MOSCOW, May 13 (Reuters) - They beat him. They shoved beer bottles in his anus. They tried to set him on fire. Then they crushed his head with a heavy stone. A 23-year-old man in Russia's southern city of Volgograd...
ReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) - An apparent homophobic killing has increased concerns among Russian activists about prejudice against gays, which they fear will be encouraged by a bill banning homosexual "propaganda". The body of a 23-year-old man was found in the...
The BladeHe was a rising football star in a Texas town where Friday nights were everything. Derrick Anderson had the instincts, the speed of a district champion hurdler, and as a cousin of Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley, the pedigree. As a...
Syria: Keep our distance Our political right continues to agitate for intervention in Syria. Our middle is wavering. It's rumored that even Hillary Clinton has advocated stronger support of the rebellion. The intervention case rests on the estimated...
Jason Collins did the right thing. He did the courageous thing. And he should be applauded and accepted for what he did this week. But do not for a second believe that the uniform message of approval flooding in about Collins being the first openly gay...
Miami HeraldThe importance and value in what Jason Collins has done -- beyond his own soul-freeing catharsis -- showed itself swiftly and starkly as word spread across social media. America finally had its first active athlete in a major professional team sport...
ReutersBy Simon Evans April 29 (Reuters) - Times are changing for gays in American sports and National Basketball Association (NBA) player Jason Collins' decision to come out will encourage others in the top leagues to be open about their sexuality. Two...
It will happen one day, hopefully soon. The announcement will be accompanied by a frenzied media circus, complete with carnival barkers and clowns shouting homophobic slurs. There will also be rational minds who will simply laugh at the absurdity of it...
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May 8, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Apr 30, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
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Apr 28, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
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