Nadine Smith

Shame on NBC! Homophobic Programming During Pride Month

Filed By Nadine Smith | July 03, 2009 2:30 PM | comments

Filed in: Living
Tags: homophobic behavior, right wing infomercial, Silencing the Christians, television

WFLA Homophobic TV Program: Help Decide the Next Steps
Click here to take our survey.

Protest at the studio? Reach out to advertisers? Boycott?

Over the past few days we've gotten tons of email from across Florida suggesting next steps as our community responds to the airing of the reckless, homophobic program on WFLA (NBC) in Tampa.

This has become a statewide and nationwide issue as anti-gay extremists shop this hateful infomercial around. Many have rejected the program as blatantly and dangerously bigoted. Others, including Tampa's NBC affiliate have cashed the $35,000
check without a concern for the harm inflicted on the gay community.

Thousands of our supporters have contacted the station to condemn the airing of the program "Silencing the Christians".

The St. Petersburg Times took WFLA to task in a strong
editorial.


How Should We Hold WFLA Accountable for Homophobic Programming?

WFLA is hoping we will move on to other issues so they can go back to business as usual.

What do you say? Help decide the next steps in responding to WFLA's anti-gay programming.

Click here to take our survey.


The results of our survey will be discussed on our
Statewide Online Town Hall,
Thursday, July 9th at 6:30 p.m.

Complete the survey and you'll automatically receive the details on how to
join us Thursday night.

For more information on the program and the communities response, visit the Equality Florida website.


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