"Outing . . . is not confined to dead folks," says Beth Ann Krier, Times staff writer.
What follows is her lengthy explanation of what outing means, who it is confined to and what the "specialists" have to say about it.
Here are some names mentioned in the article: Malcolm Forbes, Rock Hudson, Roy Cohn, Perry Ellis, Terry Dolan, Larry Kramer, Barney Frank, Gerry Studds, Thomas Foley, Robert Bray, Armistead Maupin, Gabriel Rotello, Paul Froman, Stuart Kellogg, Robert Peterson, Michelangelo Signorile, Floyd Abrams, Oliver Sipple, Norman Issacs, Dan Rosenheim, Peter Prichard, Hunter Madsen, Marshall Kirk.
Seems to me the article was confined to white, urban, middle-aged, upper-middle-class men.
So, what else is new?