Tag Archives: Joel Burns

Weather Channel Mocks Anti-Bullying Campaign Of Gay Fort Worth Councilman

This morning gay Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns got the above response from the Weather Channel after he tweeted a complaint about their mobile app. Burns, you may recall, earned national headlines when he denounced anti-gay bullying during a 2010 city council meeting. The video of his emotional and tear-laden recounting of the suicides of bullied gay teens and …

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Dan Savage On Joel Burns

In his latest Take Part clip, Dan Savage revisits the story of openly gay Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns (JMG reader!), whose emotional 2010 speech on bullying went viral, prompting Burns to take the lead in getting Texas to pass a statewide bill against bullying.

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