Mar 7, 2014
More Homophobia in Africa, This Week in Gambia
Posted on Feb 19, 2014
Gambia’s president calls gays “vermin” to be fought like malaria-carrying mosquitoes; demographics alone won’t beat the tea party, contrary to Democrats’ beliefs; meanwhile, journalist Glenn Greenwald laments the state of society and discusses his new media venture. These discoveries and more below.
On a regular basis, Truthdig brings you the news items and odds and ends that have found their way to Larry Gross, director of the USC Annenberg School for Communication. A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found the field of gay and lesbian studies.
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