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Google vows to push governments on gay rights
TG Daily ^ | July 9 2012 | Emma Woollacott

Posted on 07/09/2012 5:38:36 AM PDT by scottjewell

[Addendum to July 8 piece; emphasis on government suasion by Google]"One of the first target countries is likely to be Singapore, which has draconian anti-homosexuality laws. Here, Google has for the second year running sponsored Pink Dot, an LGBT event exected to attract over 10,000 people."

Google has launched a global campaign aimed at persuading governments to decriminalise homosexuality and eliminate homophobia.

Its Legalize Love campaign is being announced at a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) conference in London today.

"In all of our 60 offices around the world, we are committed to cultivating a work environment where Googlers can be themselves and thrive," the company explains.

"We also want our employees to have the same inclusive experience outside of the office, as they do at work, and for LGBT communities to be safe and to be accepted wherever they are."

One of the first target countries is likely to be Singapore, which has draconian anti-homosexuality laws. Here, Google has for the second year running sponsored Pink Dot, an LGBT event exected to attract over 10,000 people.

"We are excited by the growing number of companies that are ‘coming out’ and supporting a social movement like Pink Dot," says Pink Dot spokesperson Paerin Choa.

"We are thankful that our corporate contributors this year recognise the value of inclusiveness and diversity, regardless of sexual orientation, and hope that more companies will contribute positively towards cultivating an inclusive work environment for their LGBT employees."

More important, though, will be the pressure that Google can bring to bear on repressive governments, particularly as it recruits other multinationals to the campaign. Singapore, in particular, is aiming to be a global financial center, and needs these companies on its side.

As Harry Gaskell Ernst & Young reportedly told the conference: "If you are trying to change something - governments can exert diplomatic power, NGOs can martial facts and arguments - but corporations martial economic power. That is something even the most passive of countries will listen to."


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KEYWORDS: democrats; google; homosexualagenda; liberalfascism
Adding this article as an addendum to yesterday's "Google Legalizing Love" piece, because this piece emphasizes their plan to push other countries to adhere to the agenda.
1 posted on 07/09/2012 5:38:42 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

Yahoo has a pretty good search engine.

Yahoo it.


2 posted on 07/09/2012 5:40:08 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: scottjewell
Guess I am going to give Bing another try…
3 posted on 07/09/2012 5:41:16 AM PDT by cartan
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To: scottjewell

Does this mean they’ll go after Sharia laws?


4 posted on 07/09/2012 5:47:44 AM PDT by MulberryDraw (That which cannot be paid, won't be paid.)
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To: MulberryDraw

Now that is an interesting question . . .


5 posted on 07/09/2012 5:56:08 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
arguably the most influential blog ever. ps: Google is the evil empire.
6 posted on 07/09/2012 6:04:33 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (A Dalmation was spotted wagging its tail.)
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To: scottjewell
Singapore, in particular, is aiming to be a global financial center, and needs these companies on its side.

Singapore lives in the real world, and it is a Chinese island surrounded by Malay Muslims who could destroy it any time. I don't think they will be cowed by a bunch of fairies at Google, and look forward to seeing their response.

7 posted on 07/09/2012 6:07:58 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: PGR88

Yes, I wonder just how much Western corporate political correctness can go in terms of global governments.


8 posted on 07/09/2012 6:22:37 AM PDT by scottjewell
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meant “just how far”.


9 posted on 07/09/2012 6:23:57 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: cartan
"Guess I am going to give Bing another try…" Nope, as was said on the other thread, Bing is owned by Microsoft, which is heavily into the gay agenda.
10 posted on 07/09/2012 6:28:38 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
Bing is owned by Microsoft, which flies the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender flag at its corporate offices:
11 posted on 07/09/2012 6:30:53 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: the invisib1e hand

Someone needs to write an article exposing the depths to which Google stops to adance an extreme left wing world view. Eric Schmidt sits on the board of the New America Foundation, a George Soros outfit.


12 posted on 07/09/2012 6:36:09 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: scottjewell

I use Startpage and Ixquick. Both offer far more privacy than the coprophiles at google.


13 posted on 07/09/2012 6:44:37 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: PGR88

“,,,and look forward to seeing their (Singapore’s) response.”

You and me both.


14 posted on 07/09/2012 7:43:17 AM PDT by MichaelCorleone ('We the People' can and will take this country back...starting today.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Going to yahoo is not going to change anything. You will find the homonazis in anything “new.” They have successfully infiltrated every facet of our lives to the point where we can’t not support them. DISGUSTING


15 posted on 07/09/2012 8:19:25 AM PDT by godgunsglory59
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To: scottjewell
I wonder (for Google investors) if Eric Schmidt will do for Google what he did for Novell, i.e. run it right into the ground?

Mark

16 posted on 07/09/2012 8:43:54 AM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: godgunsglory59

“new”?

I’ve been using it for years.


17 posted on 07/09/2012 9:11:48 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: Neoliberalnot

Thank you so much. Justt swithed to Ixquick and have suggested to family to do the same.
Dumped the google and bing.

Ixquick seems to be working just as well as google.


18 posted on 07/09/2012 9:12:46 AM PDT by sunny48
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

I think the danger is that corporations like Yahoo and others will feel they need to design their own pro-same sex marriage campaigns to compete with the popularity of Google.

This is how and why so many companies - JC Penney’s, Sears, Target, General Mills, Starbuck’s, Campbell’s , McDonald’s, Home Depot, Microsoft, Black and Decker, All State, AMC, American Express, American Airlines, Bank of America, Citigroup, Delta Airlines, Estee Lauder, Nation Wide, Hyatt, Intell, Miller, Coors, MetLife - I would be here all day if I continued on; the list literally goes on and on - have jumped on the same sex marriage bandwagon.

The Human Rights Campaign has a rating system which show gays and liberals which are the “best pro-gay companies” and which “still have a lot of work to do”.


19 posted on 07/09/2012 10:30:40 AM PDT by scottjewell
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And I forgot to mention Walt Disney, Visa, Walgreen’s , Wells Fargo, Time Warner - I am taking this from an alphabetized list, and am skipping 80% of them. In other words, this is a vast, massive, huge, socially rooted problem which happened while “we were sleeping”. Some of us are just waking up to this now. Google is just one more, not unique except for its in-your-face campaign and its internet power.


20 posted on 07/09/2012 10:36:51 AM PDT by scottjewell
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It was the “Out & Equal” campaign beginning in about 2003 which waged a massive and hugely successful effort to sign companies and corporations on to its “Human Rights” platform

——I imagine for PR purposes the companies fell like Dominoes to the agenda, beginning with the giants Coca Cola and Best Buy, and on from there.

In this sense, Google is now at the tail end of something which began a decade ago.

Peter LeBarbara has been railing against the subterfuge of this campaign since its inception.


21 posted on 07/09/2012 10:47:30 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
The Human Rights Campaign has a rating system which show gays and liberals which are the “best pro-gay companies” and which “still have a lot of work to do”.

Well, since P/Ms are an insignificant number of the population, shouldn't that work the other way too?

It looks like in that regard someone could easily take those already crunched numbers and create a ratings system and website showing those “still have a lot of work to do” companies as having an "All American Pro-family" positive rating.

22 posted on 07/09/2012 11:20:17 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Right, you hit the nail on the head here: It only needs someone to get the ball rolling, and the entire thing could be reversed. But no one who has the power seems to feel the need to do it.


23 posted on 07/09/2012 11:31:30 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

24 posted on 07/09/2012 1:50:01 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: WashingtonSource

an outfit like google can be a regime’s most valuable tool.


25 posted on 07/09/2012 2:22:27 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (A Dalmation was spotted wagging its tail.)
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To: scottjewell

Sort of like that time when...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_and_the_Holocaust

and

http://www.defendthefamily.com/pfrc/books/pinkswastika/html/the_pinkswastika_4th_edition_-_final.htm

But of course that could never happen again.

Today, the SS would be wearing purple and pink on Thursdays - and be no less the degenerate cowards their predecessors were.


26 posted on 07/10/2012 7:54:51 PM PDT by OldEarlGray (The POTUS is FUBAR until the White Hut is sanitized with American Tea)
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