Gays win gold in Oppression Olympics

Can the mainstream media make a horserace out of even the social and political disenfranchisement of maligned minorities? Yes, yes it can.

A plurality of the public (45%) believes that gays and lesbians face “a lot” of bias — roughly double the proportions that see widespread discrimination against blacks (18%) or Hispanics (23%), and three-to five-times the proportion that sees similarly high levels of prejudice directed at women, Asian Americans or whites.

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