Anaylsis on diversity
The Star Tribune report on the Minneapolis rally against gay marriage bans I believe does move beyond stereotyping homosexuals into something more substantive. Instead of including a video clip of the report, as most Internet reports do to incorporate other mediums, the video clip provided is that of the rally itself. A nearly two minute speech of one of the demonstrators is shown, along with frames of other demonstrators and scenes of the rally, giving the rally and the people involved a voice. By viewing the clip, the reader is better able to picture the magnitude of the rally and its peacefulness. The report mentions other similar protests being violent, so this clip helps distinguish the Minneapolis protest as peaceful and accepting to all forms of marriage od or unions. Also, the quotes that were chosen give the report a human voice that reflects the overall disappointment of gay marriage supporters after the recent amendments in California, Arizona and Florida.