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Chick Fil a Controversy

Even After a Year and a Half, 'Eat Mor Ignorance' Is More Like It

Matthew Lewis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Matthew Lewis

The other day a coworker asked me for my lunch order. At that point my stomach was already beating me to death, and I was ready to trade my firstborn child for a ham sandwich. I asked him where we were ordering from, and he said, "Chick-fil-A. Mmmmm!" I was torn.

Chicago's Second Chick-Fil-A Opens Thursday

Posted 06.18.2013 | Chicago

The second Chicago location of controversial chicken chain Chick-fil-A is set to open Thursday in the heart of the city's Loop. Registration will b...

Church Event Awards Heterosexual Couples With Free Chick-Fil-A

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business

Chick-fil-A continues to be the fast-food of choice for gay marriage haters. The latest indication: An advertisement in a Dayton, Ohio newspaper of...

Closets Are for Clothes, Not Brands

Crystal Bennett | Posted 06.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Crystal Bennett

Given my personal and professional passion for branding (as owner of a brand design agency), paired with lots of contemplation on gay rights, I have been curious about how the two intersect.

Chick-Fil-A Sales Soar Despite Bad PR

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 02.11.2013 | Food

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...

Coupon Prank Sees Chick-Fil-A Patrons 'Trading' Their Homosexuality For A Chicken Sandwich

Posted 01.07.2013 | Gay Voices

Video of a humorous Chick-fil-A prank which shows two gay men "trading" their homosexuality for a chicken sandwich is making the blogosphere rounds. ...

Gay Chorus Offers A Spirited Holiday Tribute...To Chick-Fil-A

Posted 12.17.2012 | Gay Voices

North Carolina's One Voice Chorus offered up a spirited yuletide take on the anti-gay controversy surrounding Chick-fil-A. At a recent performance...

Chick-Fil-A's Business Thrives Despite Anti-Gay Backlash

Posted 10.25.2012 | Gay Voices

Bad news for those angered by Chick-fil-A's stance toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights: despite the onslaught of negative publ...

LOOK: Is Chick-Fil-A's New 'Fruitcake' Ad Suspect?

Posted 10.16.2012 | Gay Voices

We don't want to make too many assumptions based on Chick-fil-A's notorious anti-gay history, but does anyone else find this advertisement for the res...

From the Front Lines of Chick-fil-A's Fowl Play

Anthony Martinez | Posted 10.02.2012 | Chicago
Anthony Martinez

Free speech and religious liberty is a civil rights issue. I would never seek to limit the First Amendment rights of other individuals. Chick-fil-A has a right to free speech, but we have a right to push back against its discriminatory practices.

Former Chick-Fil-A Employee Bashes Company For Anti-Gay Stance

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 09.27.2012 | Business

After working at Chick-fil-A for nine years, a now former employee says he resigned in protest in August because of the company's anti-gay stance. ...

Confused By Chick-Fil-A, Joe Moreno? Some Advice

Wayne Self | Posted 11.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Wayne Self

Just last week, you brought us hopeful news. But how quickly hope has faded! Chick-fil-A's public statement late last week called its giving "mischaracterized" and your claims "incorrect." This is starting to look familiar. In fact, I think a lot of us gay guys can tell you exactly how this goes.

Chick-Fil-A President: We've Made No 'Concessions' To Same-Sex Marriage Supporters

Posted 09.22.2012 | Gay Voices

Chick-fil-a President Dan Cathy has personally spoken out against media reports that the fast food chain will stop giving charitable donations to grou...

LOOK: Is Chick-Fil-A Continuing To Raise Funds For Anti-Gay Groups Despite Claim It No Longer Would?

Posted 09.21.2012 | Gay Voices

UPDATE: After this story originally broke, Chick-fil-A released an official statement in response to Moreno's claims, defending their corporate giving...

Chick-Fil-A Makes Major Announcement

Posted 09.25.2012 | Gay Voices

Update on Tuesday, September 25 at 11:27am: In response to Alderman Moreno's claims, Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy responded, “There continues to ...

No Mor Chikin

Paige Parvin | Posted 11.06.2012 | Gay Voices
Paige Parvin

I have never been certain whether the cloud that swept over the faces of the Chick-fil-A staff was because they believed their cow drop had somehow been rigged (and for the record, it had not), or because their ecstatic prize winner turned out to have an extra mom.

The White Hands And The Rainbow Wig

Anthony Michael Kreis | Posted 11.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Anthony Michael Kreis

Last night, while watching the Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Tech football game on ESPN, I saw a series of short Chick-fil-A advertisements. I'll admit that Chick-fil-A's marketing strategy is typically pretty smart. But one commercial wasn't so cute. It was definitely not smart.

Is Chick-Fil-A's Dan Cathy In 'Diversity' Talks With College Groups?

Posted 09.01.2012 | Gay Voices

Details are scarce at this time, but HuffPost Gay Voices has received some potentially encouraging news for those angered by Chick-fil-A's confirmed a...

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...

Health Inspectors Find Problems At Chick-fil-A

Posted 08.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Northern Virginia Chick-fil-A detractors: you've got some new fodder. Though this has nothing to do with gay rights politics. The new...

Colleges Rally To Kick Chick-fil-A Off Campus

Shane L. Windmeyer | Posted 10.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Shane L. Windmeyer

I have no doubt that in the near future, colleges and universities will be moving away from the Chick-fil-A brand for dining options on campus. The signs of change are already here.

WATCH: D.L. Hughley On Saying Goodbye To Chick-Fil-A

Posted 08.15.2012 | Comedy

Comedian D.L. Hughley recently had to say goodbye to one of the loves of his life due to irreconcilable differences. His love affair with Chick-Fil-A ...

Gays Giveth And Gays Taketh Away: An Open Letter To Bailey Hanks

John Carroll | Posted 10.13.2012 | Gay Voices
John Carroll

Bailey, you used gay people for your personal gain to make your dreams come true and then sold them down the river with your message condoning a company that is publicly known to donate money to anti-gay groups.

Chick-fil-A: What It's Really About

Greg Rikaart | Posted 10.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Greg Rikaart

Whether grown up bullies like Dan Cathy and Melissa Reeves realize it or not, they are directly or indirectly telling these vulnerable kids that there is something wrong with them, or they are somehow less than.

5 Simple Facts About Chick-fil-A

Shane L. Windmeyer | Posted 10.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Shane L. Windmeyer

You can't just tell students who disagree to not eat the chicken sandwich. Colleges have to take responsibility for the facts and realize that student-meal-plan money is going to fund a documented hate group that works to aggressively harm students on their campus.