Andy West ask why many British journalists and news producers in journalism see gay rights as a niche story.

It is a sad fact, but nonetheless…a fact. Many British journalists and news producers in journalism see gay rights as a niche story.

In fact, more than that, a good number seem to have an unspoken feeling that a gay man talking about gay rights is exaggerating, whining, bleating or self-indulging.

Like an exasperated long-suffering mother who is tired of the demands of her needy child, they show a faint, jaded smile as we tug at her skirts and grizzle that gay people are still being brutalised.

Source: Why does mainstream media consider Chechnya’s torturing of gay men ‘not really news’?

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