It’ll be interesting to see whether RTE will bow to the Twitter mob and “de-platform” Graham Linehan. I certainly hope they don’t.
independent.ie/irish-news/t … 29608.html
*Almost 2,000 people have already signed a petition in the first 24 hours to remove “transphobic” Graham Linehan from the panel of next week’s RTÉ Prime Time programme. The inclusion of the Father Ted writer led to complaints to both RTÉ and the BAI claiming Mr Linehan has a lack of qualification to comment on the subject and alleged “transphobia”.
In the teaser for the episode, Mr Linehan says; “You do not tell kids that they have been born into the wrong body just as you don’t tell anorexics that they are fat.”
A petition, set up by Hollie Leddy-Flood on change.ie, has amassed almost 2,000 complaints in less than 24 hours. Ms Leddy-Flood said: "Graham Linehan is not a medical expert and he is not transgender. *
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Hbomberguy recommendation incidental. The relevance is his fundraiser followed from glinners harassment of a trans charity following their award of lottery funding