From the September, 2005 issue of Touchstone

Pink Campaign by Rod Dreher

Pink Campaign

How the Media Made Homosexuality Mainstream

by Rod Dreher

Most people, when they think of media bias, believe that the news media set out to tell people what to think. I work for a mainstream daily newspaper, and except for a year in which I worked for National Review magazine, have been a newspaperman my entire career, and I must tell you that in my experience, the media—the entertainment media as well as the news media—are rarely that intentional. The bias more often comes in setting the parameters of debate.

Here’s what I mean. Every media product—every newspaper or television report, every movie, every TV show, and so forth—is shaped by choices made by t . . .


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