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  •  National Black Justice Coalition (3+ / 0-)
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    Chitown Kev, tytalus, FrugalGranny

    Is both gay and black and issued a statement decrying his remarks. Pam Spaulding, Keith Boykin were not pressed.

    I don't know if you mean heterosexual black leaders.

    NAACP seems to have ducked it, though Ben Jealous just spoke at National Gay & Lesbian Task Force conference.

    There's this from Charles Blow:

    You may mean no harm with a joke about manliness, but all those jokes feed a culture, and at the fringes of that culture things can unravel
    •  NAACP seems to have ducked it? (0+ / 0-)

      That’s all you need to know
      (i.e. to get the overall consensus).

      •  well, by all means... (1+ / 0-)
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        Keep me in the dark about what "I need to know" with cryptic comments.

        Hopefully this will still resolve nicely.

        @rolandsmartin I look forward to meeting with GLAAD in the near future and having a productive dialogue.
        GLAAD replied:
        @rolandsmartin We look forward to a productive dialogue and to working together as well.

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