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Chick-Fil-A CEO Accused Of 'Selling Out' After Backtracking On Anti-Gay Remarks

Posted 03.21.2014 | Gay Voices

Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy now says he regrets getting his fast food chain involved in the debate over marriage equality, but one right-wing activist i...

Son Miraculously Wins Dad's Job

AP | Posted 11.07.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy is retiring as chairman and CEO. His son, Dan Cathy, will take on both roles. Truett C...

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.

LOOK: Chick-Fil-A President Tweets Controversial Response To Gay Marriage Rulings.. Then Deletes It

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.28.2013 | Gay Voices

Seems like not much has changed in the world of Chick-fil-A. After the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday, the restaur...

At CPAC, The Marriage Fight Is Over

BuzzFeed | Chris Geidner | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Opponents of gay rights spoke to a nearly empty room, while supporters had a standing room-only crowd. “We cannot be at war with America on issues o...

Major University Nixes Chick-Fil-A

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 03.12.2013 | Gay Voices

In the wake of its 2012 anti-gay media firestorm, Chick-fil-A has been removed from the food court at Emory University. Think Progress points to a ...

Scouting Tolerance

Rek LeCounte | Posted 04.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Rek LeCounte

If the Boy Scouts decide to shed their national requirement to exclude gays, there will not necessarily be a sudden, massive change-of-heart within the ranks. What will matter is that fewer members will be rejected for being who they are.

Who Crossed The Road First: The Gay Man Or The Chicken?

justin adkins | Posted 03.31.2013 | Gay Voices
justin adkins

Here on The Huffington Post, Shane Windmeyer wrote a piece about becoming friends with Dan Cathy, the president and COO of Chick-fil-A. I was going to respond in the comments section, but I quickly realized that I had lots more than 250 words to say.

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

Jamie McGonnigal | Posted 03.31.2013 | Gay 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.

Dan And Me: My Coming Out As A Friend Of Dan Cathy And Chick-Fil-A

Shane L. Windmeyer | Posted 03.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Shane L. Windmeyer

I spent New Year's Eve at the red-blooded, all-American epicenter of college football: at the Chick-fil-A Bowl, next to Dan Cathy, as his personal guest. It was among the most unexpected moments of my life.

The 25 Worst Anti-LGBT Villains Of 2012

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 12.29.2012 | Gay Voices

While it's been a historic year for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, opponents have also come out in spades. From Chick-fi...

LOOK: 51 Of The Biggest LGBT Stories Of 2012

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 12.24.2012 | Gay Voices

It was the best of times... It was the worst of times... But no matter how you look at it, 2012 will be remembered as one of the most historic years y...

Put Down That Chick-Fil-A!

Erwin de Leon | Posted 11.25.2012 | Gay 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.

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 ...

Will Chick-fil-A Dig In Or Dig Out Of The Hole?

Wayne Besen | Posted 11.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Wayne Besen

This company is simply not going to be able to control its image as long as it remains a rallying cry of hate groups and homophobes. I suppose that Chick-fil-A could defiantly stand firm and remain the right's anti-gay Alamo, but I'm sure they are well aware of that fort's fate.

Lessons In Discipline: What LGBT Rights Advocates Can Learn From Shirley Sherrod

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 10.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

Reactions to the financing of anti-gay groups by Chick-fil-A owner Dan Cathy included ill-considered behavior by some on the pro-LGBT side that played into the hands of our opponents, who are always looking for excuses to portray themselves as victims.

Stop Chick-Fil-A From Forcing College Football Players To Wear Their Logo

Cyd Zeigler | Posted 10.20.2012 | Gay Voices
Cyd Zeigler

For the gay football player or coach in Atlanta this Labor Day weekend, the words of Cathy, diminishing him to second-class citizenship, will be ringing in his ear. On that day, he will become a walking billboard for a symbol of his own oppression.

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: Two Straight Men Make Out Intensely At Chick-Fil-A To Support Gay Marriage

Posted 08.12.2012 | Gay Voices

If you're not feeling Chick-fil-A burn out by now, you're stronger than most folks. Ever since the fast food chain's President and COO Dan Cathy co...

The Chick-fil-A Controversy: Decision to Boycott Should Be Strictly a Personal Decision

Steven Kurlander | Posted 10.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Steven Kurlander

Boycotting is supposed to be a private matter of ostracizing a person or group. Normally, participating in a boycott is a decision by an individual to join others in a protest movement to abstain from patronizing or supporting another person, group or business.

Dan Cathy, Thank You For Coming Out

Cindy Abel | Posted 10.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Cindy Abel

I think it's great that Dan Cathy has so proudly come out against marriage equality. Cathy was far more dangerous to equality when on the down-low. Now, even non-LGBT people have to think about where their lunch bucks actually stop.

Dear Chick-Fil-A

D.L. Hughley | Posted 10.09.2012 | Black Voices
D.L. Hughley

Dear Chick-Fil-A: It's not that I don't love you, we both know that's not true. I know I'll never find another like you. But baby, we are growing in two different directions. I'm afraid I won't be able to see you anymore.

Too Chicken to Talk? Chick-Fil-A Boycotts Show Need for Dialogue

Josh A. Goodman | Posted 10.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Josh A. Goodman

While boycotts and events like Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day garner media attention, they serve to further separate, rather than bring together, people with opposing viewpoints.