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 3: From Invisibility to Subversion: Lesbian and Gay Representation in the U.S. News Media during the 1950s
From Invisibility to Subversion: Lesbian and Gay Representation in the U.S. News Media during the 1950s
Attempting to talk about “the news media” is a tall order, with the plethora of news media available: magazines, television, radio, newspapers, ...