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Entries by Chuck Gomez from 07/2012

Cooper Comes Clean: Coming Out Wasn't Always So Easy for Gays Working in News Media

| Posted 07.06.2012 | Gay Voices

As recently as 1989, tolerance for gays and gay jounalists was hardly prevalent. I would cringe at the gay jokes in the newsroom. A few years earlier I overheard a colleague tell a cameraman, "You better watch when you interview those gays. You don't want to catch AIDS, you know."