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Most Famous Gay Bar Vs. Chick-Fil-A

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 08.02.2012 | Los Angeles

It's Chick-fil-A versus Chick-for-Gay. As Tea Party members and conservatives rally across the country in support of Chick-fil-A president Dan Cath...

Chick-fil-A CEO Makes No Bones About 'Biblical Marriage'

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 10.01.2012 | Religion
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Questioned about the opposition his company has received for supporting so-called "traditional family," Dan Cathy quipped, "Well, guilty as charged." But one does not have to be a biblical scholar to know our society does not follow many of the principles the Bible dictates about marriage.

The Case for Chick Equality: Why I am Looking Forward to Mike Huckabee's Dixie Chick Appreciation Day

Christina Pesoli | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics
Christina Pesoli

Given Huckabee's strong feelings in favor of everyone's right to free speech, I am sure that criticism of the Dixie Chicks has been burning him up for the past nine years like a slow roasting rotisserie.

Sarah Palin Talks 'Chilling' Chick-Fil-A Boycott

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) repeated her support for fast-food chain Chick-fil-A and its president on Tuesday. In an interview on Fox News, ...

'Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day' Kicks Off

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | Gay Voices

ATLANTA -- Chick-fil-A supporters are eating at the chicken chain's restaurants as the company continues to be criticized for an executive taking a pu...

5 Reasons Chick-Fil-A Isn't What You Think

David Badash | Posted 10.01.2012 | Gay Voices
David Badash

If you're standing in line waiting for your chicken sandwich and waffle fries, why not take a moment to learn about what Chick-fil-A really does, and -- even if you're opposed to same-sex marriage -- what you money is buying.

Billy Graham Is Not An Anti-Gay Bigot

Steve Knight | Posted 09.30.2012 | Religion
Steve Knight

Let me tell you about Billy Graham, just as he is, because based on what I experienced working for the man for six years, two statements issued under his name last week significantly collide with the well-established values of this great humble faith leader.

Pastor: Chick-Fil-A Should Serve Kermit 'Filet' And 'Miss Piggy On A Bun' In Response To Nixed Toy Deal

Posted 07.31.2012 | Gay Voices

A right-wing pastor and radio host slammed the Jim Henson Company for "taking the sodomy route" by severing a planned kids' meal partnership with Chic...

Chick-fil-A Is Not the Issue

Rev. Jasmine Beach-Ferrara | Posted 09.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Jasmine Beach-Ferrara

Here in the South we are, sadly, used to hearing anti-LGBT rhetoric -- from business leaders, politicians and preachers. It's hardly news, it's hardly surprising and it's hardly ever the whole story.

Another Casualty of the Chick-fil-A Saga

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 09.29.2012 | Business
Wendy N. Powell

This matter is much larger than Chick-fil-A. Let's not erode our rights that we hold so dearly. Even the ACLU recognized that Chick-fil-A has a right to do business.

Top Official Wants NYU To Give Chick-fil-A The Boot

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.31.2012 | College

A prominent New York official is joining New York University students in calling for Chick-fil-A to be removed from the school's Manhattan campus, the...

Despite Kids' Meal Partnership, Iconic Children's Book Series Appears To Distance Itself From Chick-Fil-A

Posted 07.30.2012 | Gay Voices

The family behind one of America's most beloved children's book series is the latest to distance itself from the controversy surrounding Chick-fil-A. ...

Chick-fil-A Alienating Customers With Stance on Same-Sex Marriage

The Crimson White | Posted 09.29.2012 | College
The Crimson White

While I don't dispute that corporations, like individuals, certainly have a right to freely support any ideology or issue, it seems to be a bad business model to willingly alienate a large faction of consumers.

Chick-Fil-A Experiences Massive Fallout Among Consumers After Anti-Gay Controversy

Posted 07.30.2012 | Gay Voices

Chick-fil-A's anti-gay marriage stance has gotten some high-profile support by way of Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum, Sarah Palin and other conservative...

Twitter Users Link Chick-Fil-A Executive's Death To Company's Anti-Gay Stance

Posted 07.27.2012 | Gay Voices

The death of a prominent Chick-fil-A executive has sparked an onslaught of Twitter responses, with many linking the official's passing to the fast foo...

Tim Thomas Stirs Controversy On Facebook (Again)

The Huffington Post | Jason St. Angelo | Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports

Former Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas may be taking a year off from the NHL but that doesn't mean that he's keeping quiet. The outspoken MVP of t...

The Miracle Chick-fil-A Performed In My Life

Jason Stanford | Posted 09.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Jason Stanford

I began to bargain, asking my conservative friends if they'd agree to eat Oreos and Girl Scout cookies so I could go to Chick-fil-A. Then I read Cathy's interview in its entirety and noticed another of his quotations.

WATCH: Taking A Stand Against Chick-Fil-A

Posted 07.26.2012 | Los Angeles

Protestors turned out at the opening of a new Chick-Fil-A restaurant in Laguna Hills Thursday to protest CEO Dan Cathy's anti-gay marriage stance, rep...

Chick-Fil-A Manager: Boycotting Fast Food Chain 'Hurts A Lot Of People'

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 08.01.2012 | Business

Not everyone who works at Chick-fil-A is against gay marriage. And the company's stance on the issue may end up harming workers who support the cause....

I'll Miss You, Chick-Fil-A

Chez Pazienza | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics
Chez Pazienza

I've never been one of those people to let a little corporate malfeasance stand in the way of getting what I want. But, you've gotta draw the line somewhere, and Chik-Fil-A's Dan Cathy essentially saying, "Screw gay people because they're an affront to God," is as good a place as any.

Chick-Fil-A Sandwiches Become Political Symbol

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 07.27.2012 | Politics

ATLANTA -- All of a sudden, biting into a fried chicken sandwich has become a political statement. Chick-fil-A, the fast-food chain known for putting...

Boston Mayor To Chick-Fil-A President: Anti-Gay Stance Is 'Insult' To City

Posted 07.26.2012 | Gay Voices

The media firestorm over Chick-fil-A's financial contributions to anti-gay organizations seems to have no end in sight. Now, after Boston Mayor Th...

Homophobic Chick-fil-A Deserves A Plague Of Protest

Steven Kurlander | Posted 09.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Steven Kurlander

It's time for public officials, school districts, and institutions such as the NCAA to cancel the fast-food chain's operations at public facilities and sporting events and make the company pay a price for its bigoted, impious attitude toward gay Americans.

Back to Chicken & Biscuits: The Five-Step Plan to End Chick-fil-A's PR Nightmare

Mark Pettit | Posted 09.24.2012 | Business
Mark Pettit

Like a towering oak tree, those views are rooted deeply in religion and nothing short of a flood of Biblical proportions will dislodge them. But what I do expect is that Mr. Cathy will put the good of his employees first.

Is Chick-Fil-A Lying To Customers About Recalling Jim Henson Kids' Meal Toys?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.25.2012 | Gay Voices

Last week, the Jim Henson Company announced it would no longer partner with Chick-fil-A in the wake of the fast food company's acknowledged support of...