Jonathan Hooper

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Marshall University RA Shames Heterosexual Christian Students for Their 'Privilege'

A resident advisor (RA) at Marshall University in West Virginia has placed a poster in a freshman dorm that attacks heterosexual Christian students …

Robbie Rogers on why there aren’t more out pro athletes: ‘I guess people are still afraid’

It’s been more than two years since soccer star <b>Robbie Rogers</b> came out to the world as a gay man.<p>Later in 2013, NBA player <b>Jason Collins</b> came out then …

Major League Baseball Tries To Be More Welcoming To LGBT Community

Ex-player Billy Bean, who's openly gay, is the MLB's inclusion ambassador, and he's charged with improving baseball's relationship with the LGBT community. David Greene talks to Bean about his role.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>Baseball's Major Leagues want to bring America's pastime into the …

MLB Inclusion Ambassador Billy Bean: Jackie Robinson's Lesson for Baseball Today

Today marks the 68th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson ran onto the field as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first African …

Living in fear: Egypt's gay community

<b>Cairo (CNN) —</b> Two men exchange rings and hug in celebration aboard a Nile boat, as ululations fill the air and a traditional engagement song plays in the background.<p>But within days, their celebration has turned to shock and sadness: after a video of the "gay wedding" spread across Egyptian social …

The invention of the heterosexual

The history of straightness is much shorter than you’d think. An expert explains its origins<p>If you met Hanne Blank and her partner on the street, you might have a lot of trouble classifying them. While Blank looks like a feminine woman, her partner is extremely androgynous, with little to no facial …

I'm Gay and Married to a Heterosexual!

Shocking as it might seem, societal pressure, hoping it's a passing phase, and denial of self, often lead to "I'm married and a closet homosexual." Yet, it's 2014 and time to wake up and smell the gay coffee beans. Gay marriage is rapidly becoming commonplace in the USA and abroad. While it dismays …