NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 05, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Lisa Myers) The anti-gay backlash as represented by Oregon's political Measure 9, designed to define homosexuality as abnormal and perverse, examined; scenes shown from the Oregon citizens alliance video. [Alliance's Lon MABON - opposes gays.] [Portland lesbian community project Donna RED WING - explains how gays will be hurt by the move.] Move in Colorado to ban laws protecting gays from discrimination detailed; Epocolorado ad shown. [Anthropologist William LEAP - comments.] Examples of promotion of anti-gay measures by the Christian right and the reaction from the gay community noted.
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