TV regulator dismisses complaints about homophobic discussion on Loose Women 4 years ago

TV regulator dismisses complaints about homophobic discussion on Loose Women

The British TV regulator Ofcom have dismissed complaints about a homophobic segment on Loose Women last November.

The discussion caused much upset amongst the LGBT community for its blatant reliance on dated stereotypes.

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The on-air discussion began with a Facebook post asking women should they have a “gay best friend’ as it made them seem more approachable to heterosexual men.

Presenter Ruth Langsford led the discussion with  Martine McCutcheon, Linda Robson and  Janet Street-Porter appearing as panelists.

Naturally, LGBT Twitter users were upset by the conversation in which Ruth Langsford said that gay men are the new “must-have accessory that every woman needs.”

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Reports today from Pink News, however confirm that Ofcom has rejected two complaints listed as ‘Sexual orientation discrimination/offence’ about the segment.

Fans are still awaiting an apology.