KUAZ is conducting their semi-annual fundraiser explaining that they are not beholden to commerical interests and are free to report even politically incorrect news of interest to its “community”.
Turning to KJZZ – the NPR station in Phoenix, I learn that the legislature has voted out another anti-gay-marriage “referendum” for our November ballot.
So for months we are going to be hearing advertisements claiming that gay people are destroying the family – and ultimately the nation.
But there isn’t a whisper of this on KUAZ – I guess that it doesn’t affect their “community”.
It isn’t that they hate gay people – it is just that we are invisible to them.
We are good for entertainment, NPR’s minstrel show, and they will trot out David Sedaris for a laugh.
And they strive for diversity – they report on immigrants and Native Americans and have homophobic black preachers explain civil rights to us.
But somehow we aren’t here.
So I called and promised a $100 donation, on the one condition that sometime during the day I heard about the anti-gay amendment on their news reporting.
They wouldn’t take my money – which at least is honest of them.