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November 8, 2011
by Matt Kane
Following Conversations with GLAAD, Brett Ratner Resigns as Oscars Producer, Will Work with GLAAD on Industry Discussions Around Issue
It was announced this evening that director Brett Ratner has stepped down as producer of next year’s Oscar telecast following his public use of a anti-gay slur over the weekend, which resulted in widespread anger and immediate discussions with GLAAD. In addition, it has been announced that Ratner will now also work with GLAAD to convene a series of public discussions on LGBT images in Hollywood.