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Fired Rochester radio show hosts apologize for transphobic broadcast

| Friday, May 23, 2014
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Former WBZA radio hosts Kimberly Ray and Barry Beck, who were fired from their Rochester, N.Y., morning radio show following a segment in which they mocked and ridiculed the transgender community, have issued a statement of apology.

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New York radio station fires hosts over transphobic broadcast

| Thursday, May 22, 2014
WBZA radio hosts Barry Beck and Kimberly Ray
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Two upstate New York radio hosts have been fired over their on-air, transphobic comments about the city of Rochester's decision to cover gender reassignment surgery for city employees.

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Radio hosts call transgender people ‘nut jobs’ in rant over city health coverage

| Wednesday, May 21, 2014
WBZA radio hosts Barry Beck and Kimberly Ray
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- A Rochester radio station's morning show hosts have come under fire for a transphobic broadcast in which they mocked a new policy to provide transition-related health coverage to transgender city workers, and insulted a caller who dialed in to tell them they were being offensive.

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‘Truth Wins Out’ founder launches Chicago radio program

| Friday, April 18, 2014
Wayne Besen
CHICAGO -- Author and human rights advocate Wayne Besen will kick off a new radio show, “I’ve Got Issues,” on Saturday on Chicago's WCPT, an independent progressive talk radio station.

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N.Y. radio hosts suspended over homophobic parent hoax

| Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Hoax party invitation
NEW YORK — Two Long Island radio personalities have been suspended over an on-air hoax about a homophobic parent.

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Garrett Miller: Chasing his dreams with ‘Eyes Wide’

| Saturday, February 8, 2014
Garrett Miller
Garrett Miller’s Rated G Radio is burning up the airwaves every weeknight, covering the latest in news, entertainment, and culture, culminating in a Friday night dance party.

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Gay rights activist Michelangelo Signorile working on new book

| Friday, November 22, 2013
Michelangelo Signorile
NEW YORK -- Michelangelo Signorile, the activist, SiriusXM host and popular author, sees many battles ahead for gay rights.

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ESPN radio hosts suspended following transphobic broadcast

| Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Gabrielle Ludwig
WASHINGTON -- Two Washington D.C.-based radio announcers were suspended Tuesday following a brief, on-air apology for remarks made during a broadcast last week in which they referred to a transgender female basketball player as "he/she" and "it." WTEM Radio, branded as ESPN 980, said Tuesday...

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Radio station cancels public affairs program over interview with LGBT advocate

| Thursday, August 30, 2012
Sean Savoy
RENO, Nev. -- A Fox Radio affiliate in Reno, Nev. has cancelled a public affairs program because the show's host conducted an interview on Aug. 12 with social commentator and LGBT advocate Will Kolb.

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Cleveland radio host who suggested ‘corrective rape’ issues on-air apology

| Monday, April 30, 2012
A Cleveland, Ohio, radio personality who, on his radio broadcast last week told a parent to essentially arrange for his daughter to be raped if he suspects she’s gay, has been been disciplined by the station and issued an on-air apology Monday.

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