- The Magazine
— Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, in a statement.
The Disney-owned network are currently creating a pilot for a sitcom about the life of columnist and “It Gets Better” campaign founder Dan Savage, who has been repeatedly outspoken — often controversially so — in defending gay rights and criticizing conservatives. Perkins and Brent Bozell, president of Media Research Center, have written a letter to ABC calling for Savage’s pilot to be cancelled.
“Disney ABC’s decision to effectively advance Dan Savage’s calls for violence against conservatives and his extremist attacks against people of faith, particularly evangelicals and Catholics, is appalling and outrageous,” Bozell added in a statement.
These are challenging times for news organizations. And yet it’s crucial we stay active and provide vital resources and information to both our local readers and the world. So won’t you please take a moment and consider supporting Metro Weekly with a membership? For as little as $5 a month, you can help ensure Metro Weekly magazine and MetroWeekly.com remain free, viable resources as we provide the best, most diverse, culturally-resonant LGBTQ coverage in both the D.C. region and around the world. Memberships come with exclusive perks and discounts, your own personal digital delivery of each week’s magazine (and an archive), access to our Member's Lounge when it launches this fall, and exclusive members-only items like Metro Weekly Membership Mugs and Tote Bags! Check out all our membership levels here and please join us today!