Roland Martin to Meet GLAAD After CNN Suspension
By Jerry Portwood
CNN suspended pundit Roland Martin yesterday after a pair of tweets he sent over the weekend that LGBT rights activists said advocated violence against gay people. Martin has since announced that he would meet with GLAAD to repair the damage to his career.
As the Advocate reports, Martin had apologized for the comments Monday, but the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, which had first called on him to be fired for the tweets, said his words were only "a start" and should be followed by action.
GLAAD praised CNN today for opting to suspend Martin.