What We're Doing
In September 1999, began teaching his unique course, Sexual Orientation Issues in the News. (See .) In January 2001, the University of Southern California accepted it as a permanent part of the journalism curriculum and designated it as one of a select group of classes that fulfill USCs multicultural requirement. The course is now titled, The American Press and Issues of Sexual Diversity and is being taught in fall 2001 by Assistant Professor .
Ever changing, ever informative, this SOIN website is a resource for those seeking to understand sexual-diversity issues and integrate them into class curricula. Browse this site to find details of USCs ; a ; a ; downloadable ; details on the upcoming ; and up-to-the-minute that exemplify the spectrum of social, political and cultural issues that are part of the journalism landscape.
In Washington, D.C., in August 2001 we convene a national roundtable to develop ways to align journalism instruction with the needs of the profession in this area. The results of the roundtable will be available in the fall on this site. We will announce other workshops as we schedule them. You can find more information about on this site.
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