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There Is No 'Neutral' Word for Anti-Gay Bias

Late last month, the Associated Press tried to clear something up about homophobia. Or, rather, about anti-gay bias: the word "homophobia" is no longer approved by the AP Stylebook, the resource many Americans newspapers use as the arbiter of how to write right.

The Atlantic
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December 7, 2012
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Jeh Johnson: A hero of DADT repeal resigns

One of the many heroes in the repeal of “don’t ask don’t tell” (DADT) has resigned. Jeh Johnson, the general counsel at the department of defense, will return to the private sector at the end of the month.

The Washington Post
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December 7, 2012
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