Homophobic Tweet by WLRN Reporter Danny Rivero Surfaces
Internet sleuths this weeked unearthed a horrifying tweet posted by Danny Rivero, a WLRN reporter in Florida.
Prefixed with the hashtag #freespeech, Rivero’s tweet was an indisputable attack on the LGBT community.
I thought we could say what we want Joakim Noah let one off wtf the big deal! Gays should realize f-ggot has come to mean nothin
#freespeech I thought we could say what we want Joakim Noah let one off wtf the big deal! Gays should realize faggot has come to mean nothin
— Danny Rivero (@TooMuchMe) May 24, 2011
WLRN has yet to announce what disciplinary measures they will mete out to the unabashed homophobe. The South Florida Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (@NAHJSouthFL), of which Rivero is a member, has not acknowledged the issue.