Posts tagged ‘Activism’

June 28, 2011

Israeli Video Blog Exposed as a Hoax (Loser Alert)

by Accidental Bear

The New York Times  Exposes a YouTube video featuring a man who presented himself as an American gay rights activist disillusioned with the latest Gaza flotilla campaign has been exposed as a hoax.

The man in the video, who introduced himself to viewers as Marc and claimed that the organizers of the latest flotilla of ships bound for Gaza had rejected his offer to mobilize a network of gay activists in support of their cause, was identified as Omer Gershon, a Tel Aviv actor involved in marketing, by the Electronic Intifada, a pro-Palestinian Web site.

 

April 21, 2011

Transgender MTV Character Boycotted

by Accidental Bear

I sometimes can’t come up with grown up things to say. To The Florida Family Association , “Fuck You!

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Antigay Group Boycotts Transgender MTV Character

The Florida Family Association wants advertisers to boycott Degrassi: The Next Generation on MTV over its positive portrayal of a young transgender man.

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The Florida Family Association wants advertisers to boycott theDegrassi: The Next Generation series on MTV because the program delivers a positive portrayal of a young transgender man.

Joe.My.God. reports on the boycott of the series, which airs on MTV’s Teen Nick channel. FFA chairman David Caton made his argument in the following letter to advertisers.