The Repulsive Anti-Gay Comments That Once Got This Fox Host Fired

In 1989, during the AIDS epidemic, prominent Fox host Sean Hannity was a young shock jock on a local radio show when he interviewed the author of a book called The AIDS Cover-up? The Real and Alarming Facts About AIDS.

In the resulting interview, Hannity and author Gene Antonio promoted their homphobic, paranoid theories about homosexuals, gay sex, and the realities of the AIDS epidemic. 

The most notable moments from the interview: 

While this interview was a long time ago, but it’s important to remember where Fox News starpower comes from.