Here's a sample of what Pinkett Smith said, as recounted by The Harvard Crimson:It is a sad day when someone has to apologize for being heteronormative.
''Women, you can have it all -- a loving man, devoted husband, loving children, a fabulous career. We are a new generation of women. We got to set a new standard of rules around here. To my men, open your mind, open your eyes to new ideas. Be open."
On March 2, The Harvard Crimson reported that some members of the Harvard Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, Transgender and Supporters Alliance had been offended by the speech and were calling for an apology from the foundation. ...
''Some of the content was extremely heteronormative, and made BGLTSA members feel uncomfortable."
Monday, March 14, 2005
Heteronormative scandal at Harvard
Cathy Young writes: