Radio hosts Kimberly and Beck are back after being fired for a transphobic episode

Kimberly and Beck main picRochester radio hosts Kimberly and Beck are back on the airwaves after being fired by 98.9 The Buzz (WBZA) in May. The transphobic segment in which they attacked Rochester’s new trans inclusive insurance ended with them willfully misgendering a transgender caller who tried to reason with them.

The enraged the LGBT community started a petition which quickly garnered 4,500 signatures and combined with phone calls and the social media response left no doubt as to our reaction. The next morning 98.9 announced the two were suspended and fired them the following day.

The toxic segment that resulted in them being fired:

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Kelli Busey an outspoken gonzo style journalist has been writing since 2007. In 2008, she brought the Dallas Advocate on-line and has articles published by the Reconciling Ministries Network, The Transsexual Menace, The Daily Kos, Frock Magazine the TransAdvocate, the Dallas Voice and The Advocate. Kelli, an avid runner is editor in chief at Planet Transgender which she founded in 2007.

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