Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.
- Too gay for TV? Get used to it, honey | David Ferguson
A TV reporter was told by one viewer that his ‘gayness’ on screen was a problem. Well, guess what: we’re no longer going to try to pass as straight for your benefit.
- Study: Fewer black civilians are killed by police in cities with more black officers
A new study suggests there may be value to diversity for police forces.
- The Birth of the Stupid Party
Republicans are handing their presidential nomination to a know-nothing billionaire bully, Donald Trump — the worst nominee in modern times. How did Republicans get to be so stupid?
- Why cancer is more deadly if you're black | Celine Gounder
Cancer treatment isn’t just a matter of science. Race, economics and power all determine whether the care you get ends up saving your life.