Think Progress LGBT
December 3, 2012

Singer Macklemore has responded to the suspension of a Michigan teacher who played his song about being gay in her class, saying, "This incident is just one of tens of thousands that have happened across the country where schools have exposed a latent homophobia, preventing safe space for all young people to feel confident in being themselves. It’s clear that Ms. Johnson felt bullying and “gay bashing” were issues that needed to be addressed, and by doing so, was punished."