News and Sexuality: Media Portraits of Diversity is a practical teaching tool that addresses complex and often controversial issues in an engaging and accessible manner for journalism students. Edited by Laura Castañeda and Shannon B. Campbell, this volume contains original material written for this text that equips students with the general knowledge of sexual diversity needed by today’s journalists. This comprehensive text includes the history of media coverage of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and intersex issues and covers important contemporary topics in the news that range from cross-dressing to AIDS to same-sex marriage.
Chapter 11: Same-Sex Marriage in Cultural and Historical Context: A Guide for Beginning Journalists
Same-Sex Marriage in Cultural and Historical Context: A Guide for Beginning Journalists
With increased media coverage about same-sex marriage in the United States, it is understandable that young journalists and future journalists might think that the issue is ...