Clean Up BPPA

a campaign to remove offensive rhetoric from the Pax Centurion newsletter

Media roundup 7/28: the Matthew Filipowicz show, the Huffington Post

Two from Matthew Filipowicz in today’s media roundup:

Episode 138 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show, we have artists Anne Elizabeth Moore and Nicole Boyett from Ladydrawers here to discuss the shocking amount of sexism and gender discrimination in the comics industry.

We also have journalist Steve Horn here to discuss hisTruth Out series on the other ALECs that are corrupting our democracy.

We’ll also discuss the latest updates in the BPPA’s racist, sexist and homophobic newsletter scandal.

Read more and listen here.

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So, I’m not sure if you’ve heard about the scandal here in Boston regarding the Pax Centurion. The Pax is the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association’s newsletter.

It has also recently been exposed as being full of racist,sexist and homophobic content.

What’s especially frightening is that when confronted with this hateful garbage, the BPPA hasn’t apologized, or even faux-pologized. You know, a fake apology like “I’m sorry if anyone happened to be offended.”

Read more and watch the video at the Huffington Post.

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