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 9: Small Murders: Rethinking News Coverage of Hate Crimes against GLBT People
Small Murders: Rethinking News Coverage of Hate Crimes against GLBT People
When 15-year-old Sakia Gunn was stabbed to death on a downtown Newark, New Jersey, street corner in the early morning hours of May 11, 2003, allegedly by a ...