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LIVEBLOG: Religious Groups, People Come Out For Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day

Posted 08.01.2012 | Religion

For chicken lovers and faith groups alike, today is a day of coming out. But not in the way you might think. After former governor of Arkansas and ...

Why Gay Marriage and Women's Rights Are Critical for the Elections

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

The presidential elections of 2012 are understandably all about the economy. But human rights are not a luxury that we can afford to forget about at times of crisis, but a necessary foundation of a prosperous society.

WATCH: Colonel Sanders LOVES The Gays

Posted 08.02.2012 | Comedy

KFC's own Colonel Sanders, portrayed brilliantly by John Goodman for Funny or Die, is here to tell you exactly how he feels about the gays. Ever s...

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.

Despite Pressure, Nonprofit Wouldn't Cancel Chick-Fil-A-Sponsored Food Drive

Posted 07.31.2012 | Impact

Once everyone from Miss Piggy to Rick Santorum took a stand on the Chick-fil-a gay marriage controversy, it was only a matter of time before the nonpr...

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...

What To Think About Driving by Chick-fil-A

Glenda Corwin | Posted 09.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Glenda Corwin

Few of us have heard, "Sex is wonderful when you're married to the right man, or woman," or "when you're in love with the right boy, or girl." There's not much positive to counteract the impact of all that negativity from the anti-sex forces. So how to fight back?

Pastor: Rahm's Chick-FIl-A Opposition 'Agenda-Driven Bullying'

Posted 07.31.2012 | Chicago

One week since a Chicago alderman's opposition to a new Chick-fil-A restaurant being built in his ward became a national story, the backlash hasn't ex...

New Jersey B&B Owner: 'God Invented AIDS' To Punish Gays

Posted 07.29.2013 | Gay Voices

A New Jersey-based bed and breakfast is taking the heat for allegedly penning a homophobic Facebook message to a local lesbian disappointed with the i...

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.

Why Jesus Loves LGBT People And Gay Marriage Doesn’t Exist

Mastin Kipp | Posted 09.30.2012 | Religion
Mastin Kipp

Jesus calls us to have empathy, compassion and an open heart for all human beings. Not just people who follow Him. Not just Christians. Not just believers. Not just straight people. Everyone.

Chick-fil-A Dustup Shows Freedom for Fundamentalists Is a One-Way Street

Wayne Besen | Posted 09.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Wayne Besen

The truth is, Chick-fil-A should be able to open wherever it wants in the same way that I should be able to marry in any state that I want.

WATCH: The Latest From Chick-Fil-A's New Mascot

Posted 07.31.2012 | Comedy

Late last week, Conan O'Brien unveiled Chaz the Intolerant Chicken, a new mascot for fast food company Chick-Fil-A to use after sponsor The Jim Henson...

Across America Companies Take Controversial Stands On Gay Marriage

USA Today | LAURA PETRECCA | Posted 07.31.2012 | Religion

(RNS) In an unconventional move, a number of high-profile business executives have come out on the issue of gay marriage. Amazon.com founder Jeff B...

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...

Allen West: Chick-Fil-A Franchisee?

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) visited Chicago on Monday and took the opportunity to re-inject himself into an ongoing debate over Chick-fil-A and the fast ...

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...

Amazon vs. Chick-fil-A: Who Wins?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

The news on Friday about Amazon's Jeff Bezos giving $2.5 million to the effort of marriage equality in Washington State marked a milestone. And here we are, in a media firestorm over this pipsqueak, Chic-fil-A?

Chick-fil-A: Empty Calorie Diversion From Equality

R. Clarke Cooper | Posted 09.29.2012 | Gay Voices
R. Clarke Cooper

There's a point at which a boycott jumps the shark, and when agents of government are discriminating against a business on the basis of political belief, the line's been crossed. At this point, the Chick-fil-A haters have lost sight of what we're really fighting for.