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Why Words and Images Matter: The GLAAD Media Awards at Work

While riding the subway the other day, I was seated next to a young girl, maybe 8 or 9 years old, and her father. “Twenty-eighth Street is next. And then 23rd. And then 18th,” she told me. Apparently, even she could tell I wasn’t a New Yorker.

Then, as the train came to a stop at the station (sure enough, 28th Street), her attention was drawn to a gay couple who boarded holding hands. She quieted.

“Do those men love each other?” she asked her father.

This could be interesting.

Huffington Post
March 23, 2012

Piers Morgan Hits Back At Kirk Cameron: I'll Let Others Decide If He's 'A Bigot'

Piers Morgan shot back at Kirk Cameron on Tuesday, after the actor alleged that he was blindsided by the CNN host when he made controversial comments against gay people.

In an interview with Morgan earlier this month, Cameron had said that being gay is "unnatural... I think that it's detrimental, and ultimately destructive to so many of the foundations of civilization." He came under fire for the remarks.

Huffington Post
March 20, 2012

Film Offers Refreshing Take on Gay Christian Youth Experience

Stephen Cone’s film The Wise Kids, which opened at ReRun Gastropub Theater in Brooklyn this past weekend, is a refreshing take on youth sexuality, both gay and straight, in Southern Baptist communities. Set in Charleston, South Carolina, the film features three high school seniors: About-to-come-out Tim, doubting preacher’s daughter Brea, and biblical literalist Laura, who all confront issues of identity, self-acceptance, and faith.


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