News Channel 5 says an employee posted, then removed, Gay Pride logo because “it had not gone through our usual process of discussion and approval”.. & “was in no way meant to indicate a lack of support for the LGBTQ community, either from the station or the employee involved”
Many LGBT organizations and businesses, now including the Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce, are calling attention to local CBS affiliate, WTVF News Channel 5, for removing their gay pride logo branding after backlash from viewers on social media. The LGBT Chamber says they are disappointed and ‘they need to stand strong and not back down.’
Nashville’s local CBS Affiliate, WTVF – News Channel 5, spent about an hour today realizing how many people in Tennessee feel all their lives. The station changed its logo to a rainbow for pride month, but after hundreds of threats and negative comments, quickly deleted it from social media, along with the comments, as if it never happened.