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.

Proving the Case: Psychology, Subjectivity, and Representations of Lesbian and Gay Parents in the Media

Proving the case: Psychology, subjectivity, and representations of lesbian and gay parents in the media
Damien W.Riggs

Representations of lesbian and gay parents within the media typically fall into two categories—the first, and seemingly most entrenched, stereotype is ...

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