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Students protest University of Washington paper for allowing comparison of gay marriage to sex with sheep

”There is a bigger issue here than the paper allowing fear and hatred to be spread by a double standard. We felt like the image shown by The Daily staff was a man and sheep, which has been used to marginalize the gay community for decades. His article almost goes a step further than that to homophobia. You can be conservative but not homophobic.”

Kyle Rapinan, organizer of a 100-student rally to protest the publication of a graphic featuring figures of a man and a sheep to illustrate a conservative opinion piece that calls gay marriage a slippery slope that will lead to other types of unions. Sarah Jeglum, the Editor-in-Chief of the paper says the image is somehow being misinterpreted. (MSNBC)

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