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AMSA Board Member Bob Minor – The Non-End of Homophobia

January 2, 2013 by  
Filed under AMSA Voices and Opinion

2012 ended with the Associated Press publishing a new stylebook for journalists that bans the use of the words “homophobia” and “Islamophobia.” The AP argues that “phobia” describes an illness or mental disability and, thus, isn’t accurate in “political or social” reporting. As Michelangelo Signorile argued, the problem with their decision “is not necessarily the […]