Cultural Breakthroughs

April 2000
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr2000, Issue 102, p82
Focuses on `The Times' newspaper's story of a man who won on the television program `Who Wants to Be a Millionaire' embracing his partner on camera. Breakthrough in the acceptance of gays; Absence of reference to the nature of the relationship between the two guys; Dearth of female contestants; Sale of the newspaper `The Village Voice.'


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