Nappy Hoe’s and Presidential Faggots

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In my post, “Just Wondering” I asked where the outrage was concerning Michael Savage’s attack on on transgender people. It’s two weeks later, and I’m still asking myself the same question.

Ann Coulter – Called one man a faggot.

Don Imus – Called a team “nappy headed hoes.”

Michael Savage – Called a murdered transwoman a psycho freak. “Yeah, process of becoming a woman — psychopath. [She] should have been in a back ward in a straitjacket for years, howling on major medication.” “But you know what? You’re never gonna make me respect the freak. I don’t want to respect the freak. The freak ought to be glad that they’re allowed to walk around without begging for something.

Ann Coulter’s punishment – Net Bank, Verizon, Washington Mutual, AT&T/Cingular, Dollar Rent-A-Car, SmileTrain.org, University of Phoenix, Sallie Mae, LasikPlus, Power Chord Academy, Gulf Shores.com/Alabama Gulf Coast Convention and Visitors Bureau, Ulta.com, and Yellow Pages.com  all stopped advertising at Coulter’s web site. The Oakland Press , The Mountain Press, The Times of Shreveport, La, The American Press, and  the Lancaster New Era have stopped publishing her columns.  HRC started a letter writing campaign to other papers that carry her. 

Don Imus – Staples Inc., Bigelow Tea, and Procter & Gamble pulled advertising.  MSNBC removed Imus in the Morning completely. CBS Radio suspended him for two weeks. There was even a protest on the campus of  Rutgers University.

Michael Savage-

That’s right, not one repercussion. No press release. No protest. No outrage. Nothing.

GLAAD? HRC? NGLTF? NCTE? GPAC? ANYONE?

Hello?

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Marti Abernathey is the founder of the Transadvocate and the previous managing editor. Abernathey has worn many different hats, including that of podcaster, activist, and radiologic technologist. She's been a part of various internet radio ventures such as TSR Live!, The T-Party, and The Radical Trannies, TransFM, and Sodium Pentathol Sunday. As an advocate she's previously been involved with the Indiana Transgender Rights Advocacy Alliance, Rock Indiana Campaign for Equality, and the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition. She's taken vital roles as a grass roots community organizer in The Indianapolis Tax Day Protest (2003), The Indy Pride HRC Protest (2004), Transgender Day of Remembrance (2004), Indiana's Witch Hunt (2005), and the Rally At The Statehouse (the largest ever GLBT protest in Indiana - 3/2005). In 2008 she was a delegate from Indiana to the Democratic National Convention and a member of Barack Obama's LGBT Steering and Policy Committee.

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