Topics :: anti-gay companies

Barilla Pasta Opens Restaurant in Mega-Gay Midtown Manhattan

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Mar 14, 2014
After inciting rage and boycotts across the globe for last fall’s anti-gay comments, Barilla, the world’s largest pasta producer, has now opened the doors to an Italian restaurant in mega-gay midtown Manhattan.

Homophobic: Coke Is It!

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jan 27, 2014
Coca-Cola has come under fire for a new social marketing campaign that prevents users from writing pro-gay messages on virtual cans.

Canadian Store Owner Pulls ’Gay Away’ Gag Candy

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Dec 13, 2013
A Manitoba store came under fire after selling "Gay Away," a novelty candy pill purported to "cure gayness."

LGBT Community Takes Issue With Chick-fil-A’s CEO’s ’Equality Award’

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Nov 19, 2013
Anti-gay Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy has been honored with an equality award by the Urban League of Greater Atlanta.

Lawsuits Against Richland Florist May Combine

Monday Oct 7, 2013
A Benton County Superior Court judge is expected to decide this week whether to combine two lawsuits against the Richland flower shop owner who refused service for a same-sex wedding.

Pasta Wars :: Bertolli Responds to Rival Barilla With Gay-Friendly Ad

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Sep 30, 2013
Officials from the Bertolli pasta company posted an LGBT-friendly ad, nearly a week after the president of Barilla made waves for spewing anti-gay comments during a radio interview.

Buitoni Pasta Responds to Barilla’s Anti-Gay Remarks With LGBT Support

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Sep 27, 2013
Officials from Buitoni pasta have responded to the anti-gay remarks made by the president of Barilla with an LGBT-supportive image on their Facebook.

Prince? Charming. Barilla? Not So Much.

By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Sep 26, 2013
Now that the culinary divorce between your columnist and the Barilla pasta brand is final (Barilla’s idea, and his loss), an old friend is ready to move in... to the pantry.

Judge Stays On Washington Gay Wedding Flowers Case

Monday Jul 1, 2013
A judge refused to recuse himself Friday in a dispute over a Washington state florist who declined to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding.

Fla. Chick-fil-A Tagged with Homophobic Slurs

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Jun 19, 2013
Chick-fil-A was the object of attention by a trio of vandals in Davie, Florida. But the spray paint-wielding taggers evidently didn’t get the memo that the popular eatery is hostile to GLBT equality.