15. She allowed a meeting of the Gay Students Association to be secretly recorded
In 1984 Ingraham and The Dartmouth Review also came under fire for having covertly recording a meeting of Dartmouth’s Gay Students Association (GSA). Subsequently, the newspaper published transcripts of attendees revealing some very personal information about their sex lives. Furthermore, Ingraham added in the publication, she felt that GSA members were “cheerleaders for latent campus sodomites.”
And, naturally, some people were far from pleased that the meeting had been taped. Then-GSA president David C. Garling told United Press International at the time, “[The Dartmouth Review has] had a long-standing vendetta against us because we are gay.” Dartmouth College legal counsel Cary Clark also commented to the news agency, “At the very minimum standard of decency and fairness, where clearly people were going to discuss personal matters, it is inappropriate to be taping those conversations without telling anyone they are being taped.”
14. But Ingraham actually has a brother who is gay
In 1997 Ingraham wrote an article titled “Test of Devotion” for The Washington Post. And in the piece, she spoke about how her opinions on homosexuality had changed after her own brother had come out. “In the ten years since I learned my brother Curtis was gay, my views and rhetoric about homosexuality have been tempered,” she wrote.