When People Speak Up, It Does Get Better

by
Abby Zimet

The homophobic Arkansas school board member who went on a hate-filled, anti-gay rant on Facebook resigned
last night on Anderson Cooper's show after apologizing (for his words,
but not the feelings behind them). Responding to a school spirit day to
honor kids who suffered homophobic bullying, Clint McCance had said he
wanted all "queers" to kill themselves. People, thankfully, protested. The nature of today's technology helped.

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