A conservative Illinois Christian group is once again chastising a corporation for sponsoring the Gay Games in Chicago. Walgreens joins PlanetOut Inc. LaBarbera wants Walgreens to rescind its funding; otherwise he will encourage members of his group to consider boycotting the drugstore chain.
Dear John. But the official Gay Games web site has the following promotional statement, which promotes the very type of activity Walgreens says they are trying to prevent. Chicago's LGBT scene is fierce no matter what time of year it is, but during that one week in Julywe are committed to making sure you have the time of your life.
Sign in or Subscribe See Offers. CHICAGO — While the road to Gay Games Chicago has been a bumpy one, its organizers have lined up an impressive roster of sponsors for the athletic competitions that kick off Saturday, signaling that corporate America is opening its eyes to this lucrative but once-taboo consumer sector. This level of support far surpasses any private backing since the launch of the quadrennial games in
The Walgreens drugstore chain has adopted a companywide policy that allows people to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity after a customer said she was discriminated against at a Hollywood store. Meehan said she argued with a manager for several minutes and then went to the Pride festival and found an information booth staffed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California. Meehan, who is active in the LGBTQ community, wrote a letter to Walgreens, suggesting solutions and offering to help train staff. No litigation was required and no financial settlement was sought, Goad said.
As you are likely aware, we have heard from many people on this issue. Whether you disagree or agree, we think it only fair that you understand our reasoning. I cannot be more emphatic when I say that this sponsorship has everything to do with healthcare.
Let me apologize in advance for the fact that this column is quite a bit longer than most of my columns. The extra verbiage is needed to overcome the lies of the Leftist MSM. Some of those lies, like the one exposed herein, can kill people.
Walgreens officials say they are looking into an incident that turned ugly between customers and employees and have re-affirmed the store's continued support of the LGBT community and intolerance of homophobic behavior by any of their workers. San Francisco police and emergency medical personnel were called out to the disturbance, which occurred Monday evening, March 6, at the Walgreens store located at Market Street. Police reports indicate the problem started when a security alarm went off as a pair of customers left the store.
CVS WBA The statements come two days after Walmart Inc. Last month, 22 people died in a mass shooting in an El Paso, Texas, Walmart, prompting company executives to rethink their policies around gun violence in the U.
Our ol' poker buddies at the American Family Association are joining the 'pro-family' attacks on the Walgreens drugstore chain in the best way they know how -- by offensively stigmatizing gays as careless AIDS spreaders whose good times promote disease. Because as everyone knows, " a Social Schedule unlike anything you've ever seen" really means nonstop condom-less sex designed to seroconvert the masses. Great detective work, AFA, in debunking this clever ruse designed by the wily Walgreens chain to fool the public.
The retailer insists it agreed to make the contribution as a way of helping prevent AIDS. But the American Family Association points out the official Gay Games website has a statement that promotes the very type of activity Walgreens says they are trying to prevent. Chicago's LGBT scene is fierce no matter what time of year it is, but during that one week in Julywe are committed to making sure you have the time of your life. Calling it a gift to "placate homosexual activists," AFA says the donation puts Walgreens in the top Premium Category of sponsorship.