GLAAD Issues Statement on Perez Hilton's Apology For Using Anti-Gay Slur

GLAAD released a statement today on Perez Hilton's apology for using an anti-gay slur:

New York, NY, June 25, 2009 - Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton this morning wrote a blog post on PerezHilton.com where he stated that he was "sorry" and "the 'F' word will never be uttered from my lips again."

"It is important and appropriate that Perez Hilton apologized to the LGBT community and his audience for his use of anti-gay slurs," said Rashad Robinson, Senior Director of Media Programs at the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD).

“GLAAD will continue our work to educate the public on the harms of anti-gay slurs that feed a climate of hatred and intolerance against the LGBT community."

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