“GLAAD President Jarrett Barrios resigns under scrutiny of AT&T endorsement”

LGBTQ Nation reports:

Jarrett Barrios, the president of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has resigned under increasing scrutiny of GLAAD’s recent endorsement of AT&T’s merger with T-Mobile, and conflicting statements related to net neutrality rules. GLAAD Communications Director Rich Ferraro announced the resignation in a email on Saturday to Metro Weekly. Earlier today, a source told POLITICO that GLAAD’s executive committee voted in favor of removing Barrios, who until now has refused to resign. According to POLITICO, AT&T lined up support for its acquisition of T-Mobile “from a slew of liberal groups with no obvious interest in telecom deals — except that they’ve received big piles of AT&T’s cash. GLAAD reportedly received $50,000 from AT&T…

GLAAD, the self-proclaimed arbiter of bad behavior, continues to behave very badly. Surprised?


1 thought on ““GLAAD President Jarrett Barrios resigns under scrutiny of AT&T endorsement””

  1. Pretty terrible, especially since AT&T supports causes that are against same-sex marriage and has endorsed many GOP candidates

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