Blogger and author Jeremy Hooper appeared on CNN this morning to talk about the LGBT community’s reaction to today’s anti-gay “Chick-Fil-A appreciation day” and president Dan Cathy’s anti-gay statements and donations.
For the past several weeks, the media has been focused on the firestorm over comments made by Chick-fil-A President and COO Dan Cathy. But many media reports have not asked some critical questions, and have presented incomplete or incorrect stories to audiences. Today GLAAD released facts and figures for media covering Chick-Fil-A.
When GLAAD launched the Commentator Accountability Project back in March, well over half of the folks whose own words are collected by the project publicly responded to their inclusion.
The recent revelation of Chick-fil-a’s $2,000,000 worth of anti-LGBT donations has sparked various actions against the company. GLAAD was able to talk with Carly McGehee, organizer of the National Same Sex Kiss Day at Chick-fil-a.