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Mitt Romney High School

Why Romney's High School Prank Matters

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics
Bruce Reyes-Chow

Yes, I was a boy. I did stupid, youthful "boys-will-be-boys" things -- drinking, smoking and blowing up dog poop with firecrackers, just to name a few -- but never did I lead a group of boys to hold another boy down against his will and cut off his hair.

I'm Glad Mitt Romney Wasn't In My Class At Cranbrook, Or My Big Gay Hair Would Have Been At Risk

Brett Berk | Posted 07.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Brett Berk

Like John Lauber, the highly-publicized object of Mitt Romney's teenage scorn, and the victim of a violent assault led by Romney during the end of his high-school years, I wore, as a proud symbol of my outsider status, a distinctly non-normative hairstyle.

Bullying, Leadership and the Presidency of the United States

Kerry Kennedy | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Kerry Kennedy

Every time a student hears a sexist joke or a racial slur, every time she hears the words 'faggot' or 'slut' or 'fatso' or 'retard,' she must make a decision. Will I be a perpetrator, a victim, a bystander or a human rights defender?

No, Mitt, 1960s Preppies Did Discuss and Consider Homosexuality

Michael Takiff | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Michael Takiff

I agree with those who argue that a 65-year-old man should not be judged on actions he took as a teenager. We've all done stupid, callous things during our youth. But that 65-year-old man does not deserve a pass for the way he's behaving now.

Sam Stein

Romney Tells One Story Of Gays In 60s, History Tells Another

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney pushed back against a report that he had bullied a closeted gay classmate in prep school by insisting that the student's sex...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Apologizes For Bullying Gay Classmate In Prep School

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney made a surprise appearance on Fox host Brian Kilmeade's radio show Thursday morning to respond to a lengthy Washington Post ...