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Bigotry Watch

Common Ground? Gay And Anti-Gay Activists Now Demanding Firefox Boycott

by David Badash ● 1:56 PM April 1, 2014
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Talk about being caught in the middle. Mozilla makes the world’s second-most popular desktop browser, Firefox. Soon, however, that ranking may be in jeopardy.

News

Firefox Users Boycott Browser Over New Anti-Gay CEO

by David Badash ● 9:02 AM March 25, 2014
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Some Firefox users are furious over yesterday’s promotion to CEO of Brendan Eich to lead Mozilla, the company that makes the world’s second-most popular internet desktop browser, Firefox.

Bigotry Watch

Anti-Gay Pastor Scott Lively Calls For Boycott Of Chick-fil-A

by David Badash ● 11:23 AM March 24, 2014
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Pastor Scott Lively is calling for a boycott of Chick-fil-A because the company’s COO, Dan Cathy, said he understands and respects that others support same-sex marriage, even though he does not.

Bigotry Watch

One Million Moms To Nabisco: Honey Maid Ad Is ‘Attempt To Normalize Sin’ Of Gay Families

by David Badash ● 5:29 PM March 20, 2014
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The far-less-than one million moms today posted an attack on Nabisco over the cracker-maker’s beautiful new ad promoting “wholesome” families, via its Honey Maid graham cracker brand.

Discrimination

Catholic Blowhard: Boycott Guinness If You Believe In Tolerance, Diversity

by David Badash ● 6:05 PM March 17, 2014
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There’s really no other way to say it. Bill Donohue is a blowhard. He offers nothing of substance to any intellectual conversation on social or religious issues.

News

Rupert Murdoch Attacks LGBT Orgs Over St. Patrick’s Parade: It’s A ‘Religious Parade’

by David Badash ● 1:20 PM March 17, 2014
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Rupert Murdoch went on a Twitter rant over today’s St. Patrick’s Day parade, asking “all Irish” to “boycott” Guinness after the brewer dropped its sponsorship of the parade.

Actions

George Takei Threatens Arizona With A Boycott

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 8:26 AM February 24, 2014
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Activist George Takei has written a scathing open letter to the state of Arizona over the passage of SB1062 – what he has named the “turn away the gays” bill. Read it for yourself.

Actions

Texans Rally to Protect Girl Scouts From Waco Wackos

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 1:14 PM February 18, 2014
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A right-wing boycott of Girl Scout Cookies has Texas news outlets taking sides – they’re backing the scouts and urging readers to buy cookies.

Bigotry Watch

Sarah Palin, NOM, And Westboro Baptist: Right Wing Furious Over Duck Dynasty Dad’s Suspension

by David Badash ● 9:14 AM December 19, 2013
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From Sarah Palin to the National Organization For Marriage to the Westboro Baptist Church, the right wing anti-gay hate machine has exploded into action of the suspension of Duck Dynasty’s dad.

2014 Winter Olympics

Maddow: US Delegation To Olympics ‘Seems Like A Particularly Satisfying Snub’ Of Putin

by David Badash ● 9:22 AM December 18, 2013
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Rachel Maddow weighs in on the news that President Obama and Vice President Biden, and their wives, will not be attending the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

2014 Winter Olympics

Greg Louganis Urges Olympic Athletes To Protest Anti-Gay Laws In Russia

by David Badash ● 3:08 PM December 13, 2013
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Gold medal winning Olympic diver Greg Louganis is speaking out again, urging all athletes attending the 2014 Winter Games to offer a personal protest by dedicating their performance to gay friends and family.

2014 Winter Olympics

The German President Is The First Head Of State To Boycott The Sochi Games

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 11:10 AM December 9, 2013
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German President Joachim Gauck has informed the Kremlin that due to Russia’s human rights abuses, including their “gay propaganda” law, he will not be attending the Sochi Olympic Games.

News

12 Best Responses To Barilla’s ‘I Would Not Do A Commercial With A Homosexual Family’

by David Badash ● 8:52 AM September 27, 2013
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We scoured the internets to find the best responses to the chairman of Barilla pasta’s comment that he would never show a gay family in his advertising — and if gay people don’t like it the can go eat someone else’s pasta.

Bigotry Watch

Barilla Pasta Chairman: ‘I Would Not Do A Commercial With A Homosexual Family’

by David Badash ● 12:23 PM September 26, 2013
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The chairman of the $5.25 billion worldwide Italian food monolith, Barilla, says he would never show a gay family in his advertising — and if gay people don’t like it the can go eat someone else’s pasta.