Tag Archives: Charles Perez

HomoQuotable – Charles Perez

“I’ve decided to move out of the Sunshine State. It’s a bit more chilly here than I had expected. Some may say good riddance, but I’m no longer willing to live in a place where I can’t get married, can’t adopt children and where there are no state laws to protect me from being fired because I’m gay. And so ...

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Fired News Anchor Charles Perez Files Restraining Order Against Ex

Recently fired Miami ABC News anchor Charles Perez has been granted a restraining order against his ex-boyfriend, saying Dennis Pena had physically threatened and sexually assaulted him. Miami-Dade County Judge Rosa Figarola ordered Dennis Ricardo Peña to stay at least 500 feet away from Perez for the next 24 months. Peña, an unemployed paralegal, has 30 days to appeal and ...

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HomoQuotable – Charles Perez

“I’ll probably never work in the news business again. Honestly, who’s going to hire a newsman, as good as he may be, who litigates against his employer? It’s not exactly a career builder. The good news, as my dentist told me August 6, the day I was fired, is: ‘They can only take your job. They can’t take your talent.’ ...

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Gay Miami News Anchor Fired After Filing Discrimination Complaint

Less than a week after filing a complaint alleging that he’d been demoted for “acting too gay,” Miami ABC newsman Charles Perez has been fired. The drama all began in June, when Perez was “demoted” from the local ABC nightly evening newscast to the weekend edition — and Perez claims it was because the station felt he was “becoming too ...

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Miami ABC Anchor Charles Perez: I Was Demoted For Acting Too Gay

Miami news anchor Charles Perez has filed a sexual orientation discrimination complaint against his ABC employers, claiming he was demoted for acting “too gay.” A personal email forwarded to Perez’ bosses by his former boyfriend may have started it all. Perez, 46, claims station bosses demoted him to weekend anchor/reporter “because of their discomfort over the increasingly high profile of ...

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