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Chick Fil a Boycott

VW Sales Increases Shows Limits of 'Think Globally, Act Locally'

John Friedman | Posted 11.10.2016 | Business
John Friedman

The news that deep discounts offered by Volkswagen were enough to increase sales of their products despite the diesel emissions scandal was met with i...

Chick Fil-A's Menu Is Going Hipster

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.30.2015 | Taste

Of all America's fast food titans, Chick Fil-A seems like the least likely candidate for becoming a hipster hotspot. The chain's president Dan Cathy s...

Chick-Fil-A Is Coming To New York City This Summer

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 03.10.2015 | Business

The fried chicken chain is opening a store location in Manhattan's Herald Square.

Chick-Fil-A Hopes NYC Will Forget That Whole Hating-Gays Thing

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.10.2014 | Business

Chick-fil-A is hatching a plan to take over New York just two years after enraging much of the city. In a lengthy story in USA Today, an executive ...

The Loyalty Economy

Paul Gorrell, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Paul Gorrell, Ph.D.

For LGBT folks, a local protest like mine and global protests like those against Barilla and Russian vodka brands are not petty affairs. We want our dollars to go to companies that do good by us. For the LGBT community, the "loyalty economy" will always trump the "'thank you' economy."

Chick-Fil-A Sales Soar Despite Bad PR

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 02.11.2013 | Home

In the latest sign that all press is good press, Leon Stafford of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Chick-fil-A's sales soared 12 percent...

No, You Can't Go Back To Chick-Fil-A

Jamie McGonnigal | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jamie McGonnigal

Campus Pride executive director Shane Windmeyer has issued the all-clear on behalf of Chick-fil-A, writing that he has seen tax forms proving that Chick-fil-A is no longer giving to the "most divisive" anti-gay groups. Nevertheless, there are enormous questions that arise.

WATCH: Chick-Fil-A Superfans Camp Out Ahead Of Fast Food Restaurant's Opening

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Voters disheartened by the sweeping marriage equality victories in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington state found a little solace in the celebr...

Is Your Business Gay-Friendly? More and More Companies Are Banking On It

Philip Ellis | Posted 01.07.2013 | Business
Philip Ellis

There is a new and incredibly encouraging trend sweeping across our current commercial landscape, as more and more companies are finding new and innovative ways to show their support for LGBT rights and marriage equality.

Chick-fil-A Close To Being Kicked Off N.C. Campus

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.16.2012 | College

Students at North Carolina's Elon University this week became the latest to push back against Chick-fil-A and its anti-gay stance. The student governm...

Put Down That Chick-Fil-A!

Erwin de Leon | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Erwin de Leon

Just when gay and equality-minded fans of the Southern chicken chain thought it was acceptable to relish the delicacy openly, Mike Huckabee posted this on his website Friday.

Duke Administrators Play Chicken, Refuse to Issue Statement Against Chick-Fil-A

Jacob Tobia | Posted 10.31.2012 | College
Jacob Tobia

By remaining neutral in regards to Chick-Fil-A and refusing to issue a statement citing their corporate practices as part of the reason Chick-Fil-A was removed from campus, Duke has squandered a valuable opportunity to send a powerful message about equality.

Professor Takes On Chick-Fil-A

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.29.2012 | College

It's not just college students who want Chick-fil-A off their campuses. Dr. Scott Ferguson, an assistant professor at the University of South Flori...

Righting Our Lightly-Breaded Wrong: Why We Created

Natalie Taylor | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Natalie Taylor

So, into Chick-fil-A I walked, placing my order and diving into my nuggets and fries. Although I'd be lying if I said my lunch didn't taste delicious (seriously, how do they get that chicken so juicy?), the tinge of guilt I felt earlier grew with every chew.

North Carolina College Suspends Chick-fil-A

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.14.2012 | College

Davidson College in North Carolina has become one of the first colleges in the country to give Chick-fil-A the boot. Students at Davidson began pro...

Another Chick-Fil-A Vandalized

Posted 08.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- As the Chick-fil-A gay rights controversy continues to simmer, one of the Georgia-based fast food chain's locations in Maryland was vand...

Poll Signals Political Split On Chick-Fil-A

Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

A new survey from Public Policy Polling finds a political split on where voters stand on Chick-Fil-A in North Carolina. Individuals describing them...

LOOK: Science Club Welcomes Chicks-For-Gays Lunch Event

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The ongoing Chick-fil-A gay rights debate shows no sign of slowing down. On Friday, a new D.C.-based group will host an event to raise a...

Gay Groups Withdraw From Pride Festival Following Chick-Fil-A Support

Nashua Patch | Dan Tuohy | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Two LGBT groups from Massachusetts have withdrawn from the NH Pride Fest this Saturday, citing what they called the event organizer's promotion of th...

Corporations Cashing In on the Marriage Equality Debate and Why Everyone Loses

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics
Shane Paul Neil

If appreciation is giving potentially millions of dollars away, put it where it will do some good instead of dropping huge sums of money into a painfully empty sentiment.

Family Values? The Palins' Gay Chicken Problem

Cody Brotter | Posted 10.08.2012 | College
Cody Brotter

Thankfully, I cannot imagine what it is like to witness a nationwide gathering to voice (or chew) their support for discriminating against me. But I would hope my political leaders would never give the thumbs up to a rather cruel public spectacle.

'No Homo Day': Chick-fil-A's America

Yitz Jordan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Yitz Jordan

How any gay person -- regardless of solidarity with the workers -- could give his money to a company that donates organizations that work to invalidate his own family is beyond me.

Chick-fil-A: Why the Outrage Now?

Jamison Doran | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics
Jamison Doran

Chick-fil-A, even with its donations, is not the main problem. It is the culture of our citizens and our government, which would actively view a group of people as second-class because they are perceived as "different." That's what needs to change.

Chick-fil-A: Losing Chickens, Winning Wars

Tracy Baim | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tracy Baim

We've come a long way, gaybies, and the Chick-fil-A insanity of last week is not going to send us back to the dark ages of human sexuality and gender identity.

Chick-fil-A, Secular Values And Religious Freedom

Jacques Berlinerblau | Posted 10.06.2012 | Religion
Jacques Berlinerblau

Listening to those in the increasingly shrill "religious freedom" lobby, one gets the impression that secularism is some sort of civic anti-Christ. Nothing could be further from the truth.