Michael Shermer

Independent Journalist


Opinion Articles & Editorials Written By Michael Shermer

DateArticle NameLocation
06/30/15Gay Rights and the Moral Arcpolitico.com
The Fruit Loop. That’s what we cyclists called the circuit training ride we did each week through Los Angeles’ Griffith Park in the 1980s, and it wasn’t a nod to the breakfast cereal. The huge park afforded privacy for gays to meet and hang out during a time when even in a liberal metropolis like L.A. it was unacceptable for same-sex couples to publicly express their affections. The ribald expression, and my own unthinking use of it among the guys in the peloton, is now a distant and embarrassing blot on my consciousness wh...