published on Planet Out, is worth a weekend read. In a nutshell, a
satirical mid-western college newspaper published a “book review”
about interracial gay adoption that referred to the two male
partners as “freaks”.
The response by the school, students and local community makes this
article particularly interesting. Angry Missouri students are
calling for a potential boycott of businesses that distribute the
paper. The paper’s managing editor has resigned, and the writer of
the piece was fired. Local businesses are throwing out the paper,
and even fraternities have deemed the material “too edgy for
This quick and powerful response is surely a sign of the times and
the progress that we’ve made as a movement.
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