US Editor Fired for ‘Gaystapo’ Blog Sues Publisher for Religious Discrimination

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By: Roy Greenslade | The Guardian

A US newspaper editor who was fired after making homophobic statements is now suing his former employer by claiming he was a victim of religious discrimination.

In April, media reporter Jim Romenesko revealed that Bob Eschliman, the then editor of an Iowa newspaper, the Newton Daily News, had written a personal blogpost in which he accused “the gaystapo” of trying “to reword the Bible to make their sinful nature ‘right with God.'”

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