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 5: “Publications of a Dangerous Tendency”
“Publications of a Dangerous Tendency”
This intriguing notice appeared on the front page of a Kentucky newspaper in the summer of 2004: “It has come to the editor's attention that the Herald Leader neglected to cover the Civil Rights Movement. ...