Posts tagged with "Kelvin Cochran"

What’s it to Utz? – To my close friend Kelvin Cochran

Posted by Decaturish.com January 15, 2015

By Hans Utz, contributor  On Jan. 6, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed fired Kelvin Cochran, Atlanta’s fire chief, over the distribution of a self-published book that condemns homosexuality and, among other things, equates gay acts with pedophilia and bestiality. I should disclose fully:  I know Kelvin Cochran personally.  I consider him a good friend, and a […]

Rally held in support of former Atlanta fire chief

Posted by Decaturish.com January 14, 2015

Atlanta’s former fire chief drew the ire of the LGBT community and found himself unemployed after publishing a book calling homosexuality a perversion. But it hasn’t been a total loss for Kelvin Cochran. He’s found some new friends who say he is being unfairly punished for expressing his religious views. Cochran was the star of […]

Atlanta fire chief fired after coming under fire for anti-gay remarks

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 6, 2015

This story has been updated.  Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran published a book called “Who told you that you were naked?” and, after a 30 day suspension that ended today, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed told Cochran he was fired. Cochran’s book calls homosexuality a “sexual perversion,” comparable to bestiality. The city called that a fireable offense. “I appreciate […]

Report: Atlanta fire chief suspended

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 24, 2014

Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran’s decision to publish a book outlining his views on homosexuality has landed him in hot water with the city’s mayor. According to the Georgia Voice, Mayor Kasim Reed suspended Cochran for one month without pay over his book, “Who told you that you were naked?” Apparently Cochran neglected to tell […]

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