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DOSSIER: Naked Jocks in ESPN … Hillary Won’t Seek White House …

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ESPN‘s “Body” issue doesn’t just feature a naked Serena Williams, but some naked male jocks, too.

• In case you’re a reporter who needs to diversify your LGBT media contacts.

Mickey Rourke isn’t sorry for calling a reporter a “faggot.”

• The beating that led to Craig Cohen’s death will not be investigated as a hate crime, despite urging from friends and activists. Officials say they don’t have enough evidence.

• Has your teacher ever asked: “How would you feel about your tax dollars going to pay some black fag in New York to take pictures of other black fags?”

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• Well this is curious: Homophobic Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov will join Hillary Clinton in a monument ceremony for gay poet Walt Whitman.

• Hillary Clinton insists she will not run for president again. At least not in 2012.

• Uruguay’s transgender citizens will be able to finally change their legal names.

Homophobes troll the Facebook pages of major media outlets, too.

By:           editor editor
On:           Oct 13, 2009
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  • 7 Comments
    • Republican
      Republican

      Drop the towel

      Oct 13, 2009 at 3:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • drewbrown
      drewbrown

      love it, love it, love it. can you imagine a mainstream sports publication running photos of both naked women AND men even ten years ago? i think not.

      Oct 13, 2009 at 5:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Helga von ornstein
      Helga von ornstein

      Thank you for that Querty.

      Oct 13, 2009 at 6:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • alan brickman
      alan brickman

      watch all the conservative stores refuse to carry this issue…

      Oct 13, 2009 at 10:45 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Brandon
      Brandon

      @drewbrown

      Actually I remember in 1996(?) there was a major magazine, I think it may have been TIME, that did a naked issue of all the American Olympians. I remember b/c I was in 6th grade and snuck it home from school, then my mom found it in my room and freaked. lol.

      Oct 13, 2009 at 11:58 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Sarcasm
      Sarcasm

      On the subject of the teacher and the anti-gay remarks, I once had an algebra II teacher ask (in front of the entire class) “What do you call a gay person on rollerskates?” Her answer was, regrettably, “rollaids.” Not being out at the time, I said nothing but I’ll be damned if that wasn’t one of the most offensive and disrespectful remarks I’ve ever heard a teacher make.

      Oct 14, 2009 at 6:40 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jason
      jason

      I quite like ESPN’s body issue. It’s far more fair and dignified than Sports Illustrated. The latter is an appallingly sexist rag which treats women as sex objects and nothing more.

      Oct 14, 2009 at 6:54 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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