Howard Stern Stands Up for Gays

Controversial radio talk show hosts shows empathy for LGBT folks this week

Howard Stern is probably best know for his sometimes shocking approach to all things media. This week, however, he spoke off the cuff (and from the heart) on his satellite radio show. After comedian Lisa Lampanelli used the word “fag” several times on his show, Stern responded by saying that while Lampanelli isn’t mean-spirited, gay people are bullied and treated poorly by society. He also criticized Christians who oppose marriage equality. Here’s a clip (warning: the segment features language that may be inappropriate for the workplace):