RTÉ says sorry for The God Slot gay tweet
RTÉ’s God Slot has found itself in trouble after asking the question “Can gays be cured of being gay?” at 3:50pm yesterday.
Hundreds replied in disgust which led to the tweet being removed a few hours later. RTÉ then apologised saying it was meant to stir debate and not offend.
But before the tweet was taken down, @thegodslot replied to once challenger saying: “Listen to the show before making judgements, or can questions not be posed in this age of fascism masquerading as liberalism?”
A further tweet said: “Apologies if offended by a promo for @TheGodSlot tomorrow night The contributor refutes the value of any conversion therapy for gay people.”
More replies including: “IF offended? IF? You still don’t get it do you?”
The apology has sinced been retweeted almost 100 times.
The God Slot is broadcast each Friday night at 10pm presented by Eileen Dunne and produced by Gerry McArdle on Radio 1.