Vanity Fair Writer Brett Berk Issues Public Apology For Calling "GLEE" Characters "FAGS"

Last night I reported here about Vanity Fair writer Brett Brek, an openly gay man who reviewed  reviewed last week’s episode of Glee titled “Sexy“,  and refereed to two of the main teenage gay characters of Kurt Hummel and Blaine played by Chris Coffer and Darren Criss “foam-party fags”

Well word spread via the Internet and Twitter and lo and behold and not long after Berk issued an apology on his website:

Back2Stonewall.com would like to thank all of you out there that picked up on this and sent your complaints to Mr. Berk.
Despite the fact that Brett Berk states that he used the description in an “off handed way”.  Words DO have consequences especially when describing two teenage gay characters in a mainstream magazine in what could be seen by others as a derogatory manner.
Again THANKS to all who helped.
TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE! (Who needs GLAAD?)
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Will Kohler

Will Kohler is a noted LGBT historian, journalist and owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist, Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced in notable media venues as MSNBC and BBC News, The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Hollywood Reporter, and Raw Story,

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