Utah Valley magazine: Sorry about ‘Women of Color’ headline

Utah Valley Magazine owner and editor Jeanette Bennett writes:

“We would like to apologize to anyone offended by the headline ‘Women of Color’ in the most recent issue of Utah Valley Magazine. No offense was intended whatsoever. We have changed the headline in our online version to read ‘Colorful Women’ to more accurately describe the article and overall content of this issue.”

— From Utah Valley magazine

The editor tells Sean Means she’s received some support but…:

Several of the e-mails have been laced with profanity and name-calling. Many have called for me to be fired. Several have had inaccurate references to Mormonism (sister wives, etc.). I find it interesting that these people are upset with me for my insensitivities, yet they are somewhat insensitive in their comments to me. A bit ironic. I’ve been told several times that I need to take sensitivity training. Many have called me unprofessional, uneducated, uncaring, unattractive and stupid.

* “Lesson learned,” says embattled Utah Valley magazine editor (Salt Lake Tribune)
* Utah magazine celebrates its (white) women of color (Gawker)

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