Niche sports league takes off in USA

An American website with very stern religious views thinks the word “gay” is ambiguous, and so uses the word “homosexual” when reporting news stories. 

According to reports from the Guardian, writers were told to replace the word “gay” with “homosexual” automatically. But lo and behold! trouble soon came knocking when reporting on an athletics competition in which athlete Tyson Gay won the 100m. The headline? “Homosexual eases into 100m final at Olympic trials”. 
This isn’t the end of it though, said the website RightWingWatch: “ While they may have fixed this particular instance, it looks like they haven’t gone back through their archives and corrected other articles where this happened, such as this article where professional basketball player Rudy Gay is referred to as Rudy Homosexual.”

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