GLAAD Condemns Racist Remarks Regarding Roland Martin

GLAAD is aware that several members of the LGBT community have used racial epithets and race-based insults toward Roland Martin, his family and broader African American community.  We unequivocally condemn the use of racial slurs when addressing issues of homophobia and strongly discourage the use of hate speech in any context. We look forward to a healthy and productive dialogue with Roland Martin and members of the community.
 
Mike Thompson,
Acting President
GLAAD
 

Read more at www.glaad.org/rolandsmartin

 

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