Courier-Journal photo of athletes nearly kissing irks readers

Louisville Courier-Journal
A Courier-Journal photo of two Louisville Cardinals basketball players locked in a hug with mouths almost touching crossed the line for some readers. One accused the paper of “pushing the ol’ homosexual agenda.” Ombud Pam Platt asks: “What is it about two athletes sharing a moment of physical and emotional closeness in the middle of a big game, in the middle of a basketball court, that puts some people off so much?” || More editor/ombud columns:
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