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These Major Brands Actively Support Gay Marriage
Business Insider ^ | 06/27/2013 | Laura Stampler

Posted on 06/27/2013 2:50:11 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

In light of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act and allow gay marriage to resume in California, some brands have decided to loudly show their support of marriage equality.

While Kenneth Cole was live tweeting the rulings, Orbitz celebrated with a marriage equality-themed flash sale. Goldman Sachs even tweeted a message that gay marriage would actually help build a stronger economy complete with a picture of a rainbow flag next to an American flag.

Even though brands risk extreme negative reactions from potential customers for messages about LGBT rights, that doesn't stop major corporations from flying their rainbow flags high.

1) After the decision marking DOMA unconstitutional was announced, Goldman Sachs tweeted its support of the ruling.

2) Orbitz announced a flash sale to celebrate the DOMA ruling and Prop 8 result that led to the legalization of gay marriage in California.

3) And Gap tweeted this not-so-subtle photo reacting to the ruling.

4) American Apparel had a similar reaction.

(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Society
KEYWORDS: business; gaymarriage; homosexuality

1 posted on 06/27/2013 2:50:11 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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2 posted on 06/27/2013 2:51:14 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
Gap?!? You don't say:


3 posted on 06/27/2013 2:53:05 PM PDT by RobertClark (My shrink just killed himself - he blamed me in his note!)
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To: SeekAndFind

sick mofo’s


4 posted on 06/27/2013 2:53:34 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: RobertClark
Target


5 posted on 06/27/2013 2:54:05 PM PDT by RobertClark (My shrink just killed himself - he blamed me in his note!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Please don’t let Kohls be on this list!


6 posted on 06/27/2013 2:54:57 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: RobertClark
OREO

7 posted on 06/27/2013 2:55:07 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

You’d be hard pressed to find companies opposed to it openly. There’s too much money to be made in advocating it.


8 posted on 06/27/2013 2:55:32 PM PDT by Shadow44
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To: RobertClark

9 posted on 06/27/2013 2:55:40 PM PDT by RobertClark (My shrink just killed himself - he blamed me in his note!)
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To: RobertClark

10 posted on 06/27/2013 2:55:45 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: smokingfrog

J.C. PENNEY FATHER's DAY AD


11 posted on 06/27/2013 2:57:13 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I must be really backwards or old fashioned. I don’t do business with any of the companies in the article. Amazon is perhaps the only company I have done business with in the last year, but not since they supported an Internet sales tax. I am going to be in pretty bad shape clothing wise if Wrangler and the NRA start supporting gay marriage.


12 posted on 06/27/2013 2:58:12 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: goodwithagun
Please don’t let Kohls be on this list!

IS KENNETH COLE CLOSE ENOUGH?


13 posted on 06/27/2013 2:59:17 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: ConservativeInPA

RE: I don’t do business with any of the companies in the article.

OK, what kind of computer and operating system do you work with?


14 posted on 06/27/2013 3:00:09 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
I can understand apparel companies supporting gays, seeing how the whole fashion industry is dominated by homosexual men.

15 posted on 06/27/2013 3:03:13 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Shadow44
You’d be hard pressed to find companies opposed to it openly. There’s too much money to be made in advocating it.

Not so sure about that. Chick-Fil-A came out pretty well.

16 posted on 06/27/2013 3:06:42 PM PDT by catfish1957 (Face it!!!! The government in DC is full of treasonous bastards)
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To: SeekAndFind

I am mostly on a computer from work ... on a MacBook Air at the moment. My home machine (desktop/tower) is a custom built by me. It has a Gigabtye (that’s a brand name) mother board, Intel processor, some no-name memory made in Taiwan, and Seagate drives. It is about 7 years old. I run FreeBSD on it.


17 posted on 06/27/2013 3:07:11 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: SeekAndFind

Thanks. Nice starting point on who to boycott. I’ll let my $’s vote on what I think of the Faggotization of America.


18 posted on 06/27/2013 3:09:00 PM PDT by catfish1957 (Face it!!!! The government in DC is full of treasonous bastards)
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To: catfish1957

True, although they did suffer a tremendous backlash and stood strong during it.

A lot of companies can do the opposite and receive very little criticism in response. It’s sad, but they got a lot of money to shove this down our throats.


19 posted on 06/27/2013 3:14:35 PM PDT by Shadow44
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To: ConservativeInPA

Why I usually try to use foreign companies from Russia and elsewhere. No doubt some idiot will reply that I’m hurting American business. Boo hook. Their own fault


20 posted on 06/27/2013 3:17:02 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Shadow44
True, although they did suffer a tremendous backlash and stood strong during it.

My local CFA is still doing better business than before the attempt to target them. I suspect they will see another boost in demand after this latest setback for America.

21 posted on 06/27/2013 3:17:41 PM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: BitWielder1

And these homos go to oppressed, Asian countries to have their clothes made at a hideously low cost so their profits to give libtard causes are huge...
Effing hypocrites all...


22 posted on 06/27/2013 3:22:13 PM PDT by matginzac
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To: Viennacon

My original post was meant to convey that I just don’t buy anything that is popular because I am not very stylish. I suppose that I buy items from pro-faggot companies, but they were not on the list. I don’t filter my buy decisions through a prism (get it, rainbow ... lol).


23 posted on 06/27/2013 3:23:06 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: catfish1957

I knew who the list or some of them, K Cole and Bud light, i just got right now.

At least I now know which companies support these fudgepackers and avoid them. When I boycott, it’s real. Have not bought a single HP product in 8 years since I bought a lemon.


24 posted on 06/27/2013 3:28:15 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: RobertClark

My kid always did called it Gay And Proud


25 posted on 06/27/2013 3:30:18 PM PDT by jughandle
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To: BitWielder1
"..... the whole fashion industry is dominated by homosexual men.

Truer words where never spoken.. I was a costume designer in Hollywood and I was so unusual, I was referred to in the industry as "The Real Guy", and that was back in the 60's... Ha!.. :)

26 posted on 06/27/2013 3:32:47 PM PDT by carlo3b (Speechless in Sugar Land)
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To: SeekAndFind

This is why America will not be around much longer. They are promoting this debauched and shameful lifestyle! God is not pleased.


27 posted on 06/27/2013 3:37:27 PM PDT by ForAmerica (Texas Conservative Christian *born again believer in Jesus Christ* Black Man!)
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To: SeekAndFind

A former businessman stumbled on the very interesting conclusion that if employees are a little dishonest when they don’t think anyone is looking, like cheating on an honor system for pastries, they are likely a LOT dishonest in other ways.

From that he discovered that a dishonest, immoral or unethical corporate culture in a business is the same thing. That is, if they support dishonest, immoral or unethical policies, they will likely support politicians who are corrupt, as well as the creation of bad laws.

So he created an index of corporate honor. If they are not dishonest in their business dealings or with customers; if they do not sanction perversion or sexual abuse; and if they do not support wicked politicians as well, they are highly rated in the index, and good to do business with.

If they are not, then it is a good idea to steer your business away from theirs.


28 posted on 06/27/2013 5:02:45 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: SeekAndFind

That has to be one of the most obnoxious websites I have ever had the displeasure of clicking to. How about just posting a list for us without having to be offended by suc h bilge spewing.


29 posted on 06/27/2013 5:06:13 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: MHGinTN

Yeah, I hear you. I dread knowing that it is about to get a whole lot worse. Just wait ‘till this trashy, low class advertising starts to appear on billboards and you hear “mommy, why are those two men kissing” from the back seat.


30 posted on 06/27/2013 5:52:04 PM PDT by mom of young patriots
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To: SeekAndFind

For the life of me, I do not understand why companies take political stances.


31 posted on 06/27/2013 6:22:49 PM PDT by OldPossum
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To: OldPossum

Yes. It makes no sense to alienate a HUGE portion of their clientele by doing something they know will be perceived as shockingly offensive. Pandering to the gay agenda is obviously more important to them than profits.


32 posted on 06/27/2013 8:37:59 PM PDT by mom of young patriots
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