"It's just not normal and then you glorify, or it seems to me, that the promotion at USC Upstate is a glorification of same-sex orientation. That's not an explanation of 'I was born this way.' That's recruiting," said South Carolina state Senator Mike Fair (R), commenting on a segment of University of South Carolina Upstate's upcoming LGBT symposium. The one-woman show, satirically titled "How to Become a Lesbian in 10 days or Less," has been cancelled.
Truth in Advertising is a consumer advocacy organization. Much of their work is fact-checking claims made in advertisements and labels about products. However, a recent commercial as a part of the organization's "The Truth's Not Always Easy" campaign used exploitative transgender stereotypes.
But as is usually the case with Perkins, Megyn Kelly made no mention of Tony's daily denigration of LGBT people, she didn't do any sort of digging to find out what drives her guest's advocacy. In fact, she didn't even really push back on anything he said.
Voters picked their five favorite couples and the winners were flown to New York City this week to celebrate. GLAAD scored an interview with each of them about their stories, finding love, overcoming obstacles, and their elaborate plans on how to spend the cash prize.