GLAAD Alert: USA Today

GLAAD Alert: USA Today: The August 21 USA Today “Forum” carried a feature editorial arguing against gay marriage. The argument was conventional in several respects, resting on a bedrock of unquestioned beliefs and prejudices. It also bore the familiar subtext of the “respectable-perverts-with-no-place-to-go” theme, and supported the proposed anti gay marriage amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The author is William Mattox Jr., who happens to be on USA Today’s board of contributors. His assertion that he and his wife also have a stake in what other parents teach their children is interesting. You should check out the article.

  • Read the USA Today article by William Mattox Jr. (not found 2-15-2009)
  • Read my letter to the editor in response
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