When I confronted my husband, Chris not his real name , with my test results that night, he denied he was to blame. It took a few more days of wrenching confrontation for our marriage to disintegrate. When Chris spoke to a health official who called to check on me my case had been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta , he realized our baby was at risk for premature birth and newborn pneumonia, and he became hysterical, as though he were having a nervous breakdown. That evening, after we'd watched our three children play on the lawn of our home in the Washington, D.
Elvis Duran, Gay DJ, Talks Coming Out, LGBT Issues And The Future Of Radio
Elvis Duran, Gay DJ, Talks Coming Out, LGBT Issues And The Future Of Radio | HuffPost
In , psychologists at the University of Georgia reported an intriguing, controversial result : Heterosexual young men with homophobic beliefs were aroused by gay porn, while their nonhomophobic straight peers were not. Since the study was published, it has been touted in some circles as proof that many homophobic men are in fact secretly gay themselves. But as we are now realizing with so many other seductive findings — and the psychological studies that produce them — this one may not be as firmly grounded as originally assumed. Just 64 heterosexual men, all college students, comprised the original study group. Moreover, the method used to assess sexual arousal, the penile plethysmograph , a device that measures blood flow to the penis, has recently come under fire in judicial and academic circles for variation in testing and the potential for false results. Moreover, the University of Georgia researchers admitted the possibility that "viewing homosexual stimuli causes negative emotions such as anxiety in homophobic men but not in nonhomophobic men. Because anxiety has been shown to enhance arousal and erection, this theory would predict increases in erection in homophobic men.
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The raid sparked a riot among bar patrons and neighborhood residents as police roughly hauled employees and patrons out of the bar, leading to six days of protests and violent clashes with law enforcement outside the bar on Christopher Street, in neighboring streets and in nearby Christopher Park. The Stonewall Riots served as a catalyst for the gay rights movement in the United States and around the world. The s and preceding decades were not welcoming times for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT Americans. For instance, solicitation of same-sex relations was illegal in New York City.
Elvis Duran has been an unstoppable powerhouse in the media and entertainment industries for more than 30 years. He currently hosts the most listened to Top 40 morning show in the United States, consistently ranking 1 across a diverse multitude of demographics and top markets. We caught up with Duran after his morning radio show last week to talk about his efforts and engagement with LGBT individuals and GLAAD , his own personal coming out story, his efforts to evolve alongside talk radio, and the future trajectory of this form of media. The Huffington Post: You came out on-air in September of The way you chose to do it was fairly understated and in response to a caller on the show.