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Student allowed to perform previously censored poem on gender stereotypes

| Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Michael Barth
LINCOLN, Neb. — A Nebraska state champion speech student will be allowed to perform a poem about gender identity for television after originally being asked not to by a statewide schools organization.

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Little by little, traditional macho stereotypes lose ground

| Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Scott Erskine, APIn this 2006 file photo, Jim Gilbert rides his quarterhorse, April, as snow falls in Battle Creek, Mich. Gilbert, 61, who is gay, considers himself a lifelong cowboy - still competing in rodeos.
NEW YORK — Traditionally, the American male was measured against the stoic hero who shook off all doubts, vanquished all foes and offered women a muscular shoulder to cry on.

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Google’s Android Market pulls ‘Is My Son Gay?’ app

| Tuesday, October 4, 2011
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Google's Android Market on Monday pulled the controversial app for Android smartphones that purported to help mothers determine if their sons were gay.

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‘Matchmaker’ Patti Stanger issues apology, then reinforces more gay stereotypes

| Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Patti Stanger
"Millionaire Matchmaker" Patti Stanger -- who on Sunday made sweeping generalizations about gays and monogamy, Jewish men, and New York women -- issued an apology on Monday for her remarks, but within hours taped an appearance for "The Joy Behar Show," where she proceeded to reinforce more gay stereotypes.

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GLAAD denounces Huffington Post for ‘sex for tuition’ article about gay students

| Friday, September 2, 2011
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The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has called for an apology and retraction after the Huffington Post this week featured, on its home page, an article titled, “Sex For Tuition: Gay Students Using ‘Sugar Daddies’ To Pay Off Loan Debt.”

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