Anti-Gay 'Day of Truth' Signs Up 1,150
NEW YORK - The inaugural Day of Truth, seeking to mobilize students who believe homosexuality is wrong, attracted 1,150 participants Thursday at about 350 schools nationwide, according to the conservative group which launched it in response to the far larger, gay-supportive Day of Silence.
The New York-based Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network, which coordinates the Day of Silence, said at least 450,000 students at more than 4,000 schools and colleges participated in the 10-year-old event — which took place Wednesday....
450,000 students come together in support of their gay classmates, but the lede and the headline are about 1,150 "participants" spread between 350 schools who opposed the position of the 450,000?
I guess the lesson for us is that sometimes, especially on gay issues, the side with 391 times fewer supporters gets the headlines.