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Editorial: Supreme Court’s decision hurts LGBTQ+ community

 Protesters gathered in front of the Supreme Court building Dec. 5, 2017, the day the court was to hear the case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The case was decided in favor of Masterpiece Cakeshop June 4, 2018. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

June 6, 2018

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission showed “hostility” toward a local baker when it decided he had discriminated against gay couple by refusing to bake a cake for their wedding in 2012. The ruling avoided a larger question the case presented, which is whether Jack Phil...

Editorial: Spacey’s coming out wrongly reinforces negative stereotypes

Actor Anthony Rapp accused Kevin Spacey of making a sexual advance toward him when he was 14. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 31, 2017

The wave of sexual assault allegations that have roiled Hollywood in the wake of revelations earlier this month about producer Harvey Weinstein dragged down another celebrity this weekend, but this time the accusation came with a twist. According to actor Anthony Rapp, Kevin Spacey, the actor famous for his roles in...

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