Tag Archives: Josh Barro

Out Magazine Unveils 2014 Out 100 List

Out Magazine has unveiled this year’s Out 100 list. The 2014 ranking features Buzzfeed‘s Chris Geidner (seated above) and New York Times writer Josh Barro (third from left.) Others on the list are Dan Savage, Larry Kramer, Andy Bell, Armistead Maupin, Jason Collins, Richard Chamberlain, Carmen Carrera, and the cast of Looking.  See the full list.

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Quote Of The Day – Dan Savage

“Let’s take [Ross] Douthat at his word and just accept that it didn’t occur to him the event was a fundraiser even after the MC began soliciting donations from the stage during the event. Let’s focus on this this instead: Douthat isn’t apologizing for crawling into bed with the ADF, an organization that wants to send Douthat’s colleagues Frank Bruni ...

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HomoQuotable – Josh Barro

“I fly a lot. When I fly, I recline. I don’t feel guilty about it. And I’m going to keep doing it, unless you pay me to stop. [snip] Complaints about knee-room are not spread equally across our society. They are voiced mostly by the tall, a privileged group that already enjoys many advantages. I don’t just mean they can ...

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About That Truvada Study

Josh Barro writes for the New York Times: The sample size (2,500 subjects, half taking a placebo) wasn’t large enough to establish that Truvada is 100 percent effective when taken daily, especially because only 18 percent of subjects who were given Truvada actually had the medication in their blood at levels that were consistent with daily use. But by looking ...

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Josh Barro To Join New York Times

Yesterday openly gay commentator and business journalist Josh Barro announced that he was leaving Business Insider after nine months of writing (mostly) about economic issues.  Politico knows where Barro is landing: Josh Barro, the outgoing Business Insider political editor, is joining The New York Times to take part in David Leonhardt’s new policy venture, sources familiar with his plans told ...

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HomoQuotable – Josh Barro

“Being open and unashamed about being gay is just one small thing I can do to change the culture and make life easier for people who haven’t had my luck. And that’s why I’m mystified by prominent gay people in business and media and Hollywood who choose to be in the closet. They have the ability to help lots of ...

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Brian Brown Appears On MSNBC

Brian Brown appeared on an MSNBC panel this weekend where he declared that if a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage were to make it onto the Indiana ballot, “We’ll see North Carolina all over again.” Josh Barro gets in some good shots.

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Blind Link Of The Day

Just go read this.

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HomoQuotable – Josh Barro

“The next mayor of New York, if he or she is to do a good job, will have to say ‘no’ a lot. Only Lhota gave the correct answer: No, you do not strand thousands of New Yorkers for 90 minutes in a futile effort to herd two cats whose lives we are inexplicably prioritizing over the rats who are ...

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HomoQuotable – Josh Barro

“There are a lot of teenagers for whom, unlike Will Portman or me, coming out entails risk of familial rejection, homelessness and violence. There is a reason organizations such as the Ali Forney Center, which provides housing and support to homeless LGBT youth in New York City, need to exist. Making public policy less anti-gay will help these youth but ...

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Quote Of The Day – Josh Barro

“You can mark my prediction now: A secret recording from a closed-door Mitt Romney fundraiser, released today by David Corn at Mother Jones, has killed Mitt Romney’s campaign for president. On the tape, Romney explains that his electoral strategy involves writing off nearly half the country as unmoveable Obama voters. As Romney explains, 47 percent of Americans ‘believe that they ...

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