RECENT  POSTS:  » Video: 'PBS NewsHour' shows stark, cruel stakes of marriage fight; entitlement of opponents » FRC launches new site: 'Freedom' to discriminate against LGBT people, so long as you say 'my religion' » Own worst enemies: Anti-gay activists make opening statements on SCOTUS steps » Video: Media outlet that primarily backs anti-equality Republicans faults pro-equality Democrat for listening, learning, growing » Video: Scenes from the self-defeating extremist parade that was NOM's #March4Marriage » Video: Equality versus NOM #march4marriage supporter who thinks we're 'so unnatural' » Own worst enemies: Anti-equality movement shows true animus on steps of Supreme Court » Video: America is ready for the freedom to marry » READ: Very anti-gay crew vows to never recognize civil marriage equality (even though they so will or face penalties) » NOM #March4Marriage coalition partner, religious liaison: 'Homosexuality is behavior and choice...immoral'  

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

01/11/2008

'Wall Street' gays: Coming freely for 24 years

by Jeremy Hooper

200801111155-2Twenty four years ago today, editors at the staid, buttoned-up Wall Street Journal began allowing their writers to use the word "gay" instead of "homosexual" within the pages of the fiscally-focused daily.

A welcome development, for sure. Unfortunately, however, it was still years after before we finally convinced them to stop referring to male gay sex as a "back-end loan" that pays a "cum dividend," or the female variety as a "sushi bond."

Here is what happened on January 11th... [Today in Queer History]

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