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August 28, 2013

President of anti-gay organisation America’s Survival Inc calls on TV news anchor Shepard Smith to reveal his sexuality

An anti-gay organisation's president is calling for Fox News anchor Shepard Smith to come out of the closet.

Cliff Kincaid, president of America’s Survival Inc, gave a lecture at the National Press Club, in which he called for Smith to come out, on Tuesday (27 August).

Smith is anchor of Fox Report with Shepard Smith and Studio B weekdays on the Fox News channel.

Kincaid noted how Out Magazine named Smith and CNN’s Anderson Cooper on their ‘Power List’ as one of the most powerful LGBT figures in the media. 

May 4, 2012

GSN counts down the top 15 anti-LGBT insults, and the apologies that followed  

With the birth of Twitter and the death of discretion, an increasing number of public figures are candid about their anti-gay sentiments, and are paying for it.

Social media and consumer-driven content means that anything said online gets heard around the world in a matter of mouse clicks.

When homophobic and transphobic remarks are made, and apologies ensue, is it a genuine about-face or a lame attempt at lip service?

April 28, 2012

Fox news analyst Monica Crowley  uses Twitter to apologize for homophobic Twitter comment

Fox News contributor Monica Crowley is walking back one of her tweets. On Thursday, 26 April,  she wondered about Sandra Fluke's announcement about being engaged.

'To a man,' the Fox News analyst asked on Twitter, as reported by the Huffington Post.