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Lessons from the Roland Martin/GLAAD Showdown

Phill Wilson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Phill Wilson

I think that we walk a very dangerous road when we turn the volume and the heat up so high and -- in this age of Twitter and Facebook -- so quickly that the only possible outcome is war. Often, the casualty is to make enemies out of those who could be allies.

Intention vs. Impact: Roland Martin and the Gay Community

Deborah Plummer | Posted 04.16.2012 | Media
Deborah Plummer

Intentions do not mitigate impact, but explaining our intentions and apologizing do increase understanding and create a civil and respectful society. I hope that our gay community is able to accept Roland Martin's intentions as his truth.

Bringing Our Communities Together: What Can Be Learned from the GLAAD and Roland Martin Situation

Gregory Cendana | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Gregory Cendana

There's a story to be told about the way our "movement" goes about holding people accountable and building allies in our quest for true equality. Can we truly celebrate the suspension of one of the few people of color from TV?

Roland Martin's History on Gays Says It All

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

There seems to be a pattern here: smack the ish out, whip dat ass, bowl down your alley, sit in your pew. GLAAD and NBJC say it exposes something ugly and, pointing to Martin's history, that it's time for CNN to show him the door.

Roland Martin Backtracks On Controversial Tweets

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.08.2012 | Media

CNN's Roland Martin wrote on Monday night that he "sincerely regret[ted] any offense" the controversial tweets he wrote during the Super Bowl on Sunda...