Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2019-01-16
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

Women's Group Calls for Firing of Extremist Writer from the Atlantic
2018-03-28

facebook twitter google +1 reddit email


In response to the news that The Atlantic hired extremist writer Kevin Williamson, a man with a record of promoting transphobic, misogynistic and racist views, as a columnist for the magazine's new ideas section, Karin Roland, Chief Campaigns Officer of UltraViolet, issued the following statement:

"It is difficult to fathom that one of the nation's most respected news publications is now home to dangerously misogynistic, transphobic, and racist views. People like Kevin Williamson fan the fire that keeps white supremacy and oppression against women and gender minorities alive in this country.

"It is deeply disappointing that the Atlantic's Editor-In-Chief Jeffrey Goldberg decided that comparing black children to 'primates,' denigrating transgender people, and calling for women to be put to death for their reproductive health choices should be rewarded with steady employment and a platform of hundreds of thousands of readers. The Atlantic must fire Williamson immediately."

For more information, or for interview with an UltraViolet spokesperson, please contact Yasmina Dardari at ( 407 ) 922-8149 or by email at yasmina@unbendablemedia.com .

UltraViolet is an online community of over 1,000,000 women and men who want to take collective action to expose and fight sexism in the public sector, private sector and the media. Find out more at weareultraviolet.org .


facebook twitter google +1 reddit email





Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

Windy City Times: Change is in the air 2019-01-16 - Windy City Times is changing its print production schedule for 2019. Effective this January, WCT will be primarily a biweekly print publication. Exceptions ...


Gay News

WBEZ's 'The Morning Shift' host steps away 2018-12-19 - After six years serving as WBEZ 91.5FM's "The Morning Shift" host, Tony Sarabia is signing off and exploring his story's next chapter. Sarabia, ...


Gay News

Comedian, singer, and actor Randy Rainbow June 1 2018-12-11 - December 10, 2018—- Comedian, singer, and actor Randy Rainbow will bring his hit national "Randy Rainbow Live!" theater tour to Thalia Hall on ...


Gay News

NUNN ON ONE Actor John Barrowman part of team that spins a Celtic tale 2018-12-10 - Legendary Comics and Webtoon are running a new comic series called Acursian rooted in Celtic lore. Fresh from the minds of storytellers ...


Gay News

DignityUSA responds to Pope Francis' new book, excluding gay people 2018-12-03 - Boston, MA, December 3, 2018. DignityUSA, the world's oldest and largest organization of Catholics committed to justice, equality, and full inclusion of LGBTQI ...


Gay News

Report: 17-percent increase in hate crimes 2018-11-21 - Reflecting a trend from recent years, the FBI reported more than a 17-percent rise in hate crimes in the United States. The latest ...


Gay News

Sisters in Cinema planning media hub 2018-11-21 - The Chicago-based non-profit Sisters in Cinema has launched a crowdfunding campaign for the rehab and building of the Sisters in Cinema Media Arts ...


Gay News

NATIONAL Don Lemon, Kan. governor, LGBT electoral wins 2018-11-13 - Don Lemon took President Donald Trump to task for the president's thoughts about the migrant caravan traveling through Mexico, The Huffington Post reported. ...


Gay News

3% Conference in Chicago Nov. 8-9 2018-11-05 - The seventh annual 3% Conference will be held at the Navy Pier Nov. 8-9. The 3 percent movement came about in response to ...


Gay News

Lesbian CEO takes reins at New Thought Channel 2018-10-22 - At New Thought Channel, Paula Langguth Ryan serves as the chief financial officer, chief operating officer, marketing director and promotions manager. Now, has ...


 



Copyright © 2019 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Sponsor

About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.