Monthly Archives: September 2012

Reopening the Glass Closet


Adam Amel Rogers is a Project Specialist at the Norman Lear Center. Are famous gay people better off than they were five years ago?  In September 2007, the Lear Center convened a lively roundtable of experts to discuss the Hollywood climate for gay and lesbian entertainers. The discussion analyzed the… More

Social Networking Sites “Like” the 2012 Election


Veronica Jauriqui is Special Projects Manager at the Norman Lear Center. That ranty Facebook friend? You know, the one whose incessant political tirades you find just a tad offensive? Maybe you just think he’s unpleasant. Or you’ve considered the ultimate death knell of the “unfriend” button. It turns out your… More