This research was conducted by Loren Siegel (
What Americans Think about LGBT People, Rights and Issues: A Meta-Analysis of Recent Public Opinion
Coverage of LGBT Issues in African American Print and Online News Media: An Analysis of Media Content
); ElenaShore, Editor/Latino Media Monitor of New America Media (
Coverage of LGBT Issues in LatinoPrint and Online News Media: An Analysis of Media Content
); and Cheryl Contee, Austen Levihn-Coon, Kelly Rand, Adriana Dakin, and Catherine Saddlemire of Fission Strategy (
Online Discourseabout LGBT Issues in African American and Latino Communities: An Analysis of Web 2.0 Content
).Loren Siegel acted as Editor-at-Large of the report, with assistance from staff of The OpportunityAgenda. Christopher Moore designed the report.The Opportunity Agenda’s research on the intersection of LGBT rights and racial justice is fundedby the Arcus Foundation. The statements made and views expressed are those of The OpportunityAgenda.Special thanks to those who contributed to this project, including Sharda Sekaran, Shareeza Bhola,Rashad Robinson, Kenyon Farrow, Juan Battle, Sharon Lettman, Donna Payne, and Urvashi Vaid.
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