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NBC apologizes for not covering gay Olympic gold-medal winner Matthew Mitcham

From AfterElton.com:

by Michael Jensen


Gary Zenkel

Yesterday AfterElton.com received a statement from Gary Zenkel, President, NBC Olympics concerning his network's coverage of Matthew Mitcham's gold medal upset during the diving competition at the Beijing Olympics. Said Zenkel:

"We regret that we missed the opportunity to tell Matthew Mitcham's story. We apologize for this unintentional omission."

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I guess their apology is a step in some direction....

But, they should have done better with their coverage in the first place!!

I do not accept their apology. They purposefully ignored covering Matt's story because he was gay. Jesse Owens, a black athlete, in 1936 was covered by the newspapers. His accomplishment as a black person was noted and he was given a ticker-tape parade. The heterosexual dictatorship would like to turn Matt's story around and say gay people are bad like they always do meanwhile pretending to be pure and perfect. They certainly are not. Matt put a dagger into the heterosexual dictatorship. I will always remember him for that.

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