Another straight blogger outed

U.S. Air Force veteran ran lesbian blog, posted comments from fake Syrian blogger

An editor of a lesbian blog that published posts from a blogger pretending to be a gay woman in Syria has also come out as a straight man. Bill Graber, a 58-year-old U.S. Air Force veteran, wrote under the name Paula Brooks at LezGetReal for three years before he was outed. He says he felt he wouldn’t be taken seriously as a straight man when he set up the blog, so he took on a false identity. Graber posted comments from “Amina Arraf,” (actually 40-year-old University of Edinburgh student Tom MacMaster), who ran the blog A Gay Girl in Damascus, revealed to be a hoax earlier this week.

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