Georgetown University Law student Sandra Fluke appeared on MSNBC tonight to demand an apology from Fox News' Monica Crowley on behalf of the LGBT community following what Fluke called Crowley's "hate speech." Fluke stated: "Well, you know, where I'm from when someone tells you that they've become engaged, you say, 'Congratulations,' rather than engaging in hate speech." She stated that "the blatant homophobia in the comment" really bothered her.
She went on to say, "I don't want an apology from anyone personally, I think it's possible that she owes an apology to the LGBTQ community." She added: "It's not offensive to me to be gay, to be out in that way, but it was clearly meant as an insult and that is homophobic and offensive."
Reacting to the news of Fluke's engagement to her boyfriend, Crowley wrote on her Twitter feed, "To a man?" Following criticism of her on Twitter, Crowley's first response was, "I love exposing the Left's total lack of a sense of humor." She later added that all she was doing was asking a "Straightforward question" about Fluke.