RECENT  POSTS:  » What most people aren't getting about the fake non-troversies of the anti-gay right » 'Weekly Standard' asst. editor equates Tim Cook with man who pits God against him » Michigan pastors make unfortunate lifestyle choice; say they'll go to jail rather than not discriminate » PFOX's Quinlan says SBC leader's opposition to 'reparative therapy' is cruel » That Idaho wedding venue posts new 'rules and regulations'; will still perform non-Christian weddings » Another deceptive thing about NOM's duplicitous anti-Hagan ad » NOM trying to shape Arkansas politics without even learning state's abbreviation » Video: Focus on the Family staffer who calls homosexuality 'particularly evil lie of Satan' hangs out in Chicago's Boystown » Video: Another new NOM ad targets Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR); uses James O'Keefe video as source » What the heck is 'NOM Victory Fund'?  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »

01/18/2008

Video: Ann versus 'the general population'

by Jeremy Hooper
On this week's edition of "Gay USA," fabulous co-host Ann Northrop raised a point that has been annoying us all week. Responding to the media's somewhat irresponsible coverage of the MRSA scare, Northrop said this:

Amen! This is something we come across all the time in not only the fringe outlets of our opposition, but also the mainstream media. They all too often make it sound like an issue is not an issue of value until it affects a heterosexual. As if it takes the majority population to break a societal ill out of a box that's deserving of marginalized lip service and into one that is deserving of vigilance. Such a view is not only a threat to those who are fighting whatever potential threat is being discussed, but also those who are fighting the casually heterosexist attitudes that keep LGBT people detached from society at large.

So thanks Ann, for bringing this to notice. Perhaps once it pisses off a heterosexual TV personality in a similar fashion, we'll be able to make strides towards combatting it.

space gay-comment gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper


Your thoughts

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy


 
Related Posts with Thumbnails