Anti-gay TV special won't air on Michigan station

02/13/2009 | Grand Rapids Press (Mich.), The

A television station in Grand Rapids, Mich., is being praised by LGBT advocates after pulling the plug on a paid one-hour special produced by the anti-gay American Family Association after the group did not agree to a proposed time slot. The show, "Speechless: Silencing Christians," is described as focusing on the "radical homosexual agenda." "Programs like this perpetuate fear and make it unsafe for [LGBT] members to live their lives and be part of this great community," said Colette Beighley, assistant director of Grand Valley State University's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center.

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