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November 15, 2012

Tricia Macke had been suspended for two days for Facebook post

Tricia Macke, a news anchor for the Fox affiliate in Cincinatti, Ohio, has returned to the air following a two-day suspension for referring to Rachel Maddow as an 'angry young man.'

Macke made the comment about the MSNBC anchor, who is a lesbian, on her Facebook page last month. When Facebook followers pointed out that the remark was offensive, Macke refused to back down writing defiantly: 'I knew what I was saying.'

November 10, 2012

Tricia Macke: admits her comments were 'insensitive and inappropriate'

A news anchor for the Fox affiliate in Cincinatti, Ohio apologized late Friday (9 November) for calling MSNBC's lesbian anchor Rachel Maddow an 'angry young man.'

Hours after the Gay Alliance Against Defamation started a petition demanding that Tricia Macke apologize for comments she posted on her Facebook page last month, she did so.

November 9, 2012

GLAAD and Equality Ohio have started petition against Tricia Macke

Tricia Macke, a news anchor for the Fox affiliate in Cincinatti, Ohio, is under fire for calling MSNBC's lesbian anchor Rachel Maddow an 'angry young man.'

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation and Equality Ohio have launched a petition calling on Fox 19 to condemn comments made last month by Macke on her her Facebook page.