Friday, August 8, 2008
Intolerance is a National Problem
And he has a perspective to know: Gibson is a survivor of the Unitarian Universalist church shooting that happened last month in Knoxville. The Reverend sat down to talk with the Bay Area Reporter about how certain national-level media outlets need to hold themselves accountable for spreading fear and intolerance. Pointing out that the South "has never been monolithically conservative," he feels the alleged shooter "tapped into a national intolerance broadcast on the popular news programs as an outlet for his personal frustrations."
What are your thoughts on what drove someone to murder in a church that opened it's arms to GLBT people (and PFLAG meetings)? Be sure to leave your comments in the comment section below.