Skip to comments.Target releases ad featuring same-sex ‘married’ couple
Posted on 07/30/2012 3:03:13 PM PDT by NYer
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, July 30, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) Target is promoting their wedding registry with a focus on homosexual “marriage”. A new ad released last month depicts two men holding hands with the slogan, Be yourself, together.
The retail giant has angered both pro-family and pro-homosexual activists as they have apparently flip-flopped in their approach to same-sex “marriage”.
In 2010 Target faced some backlash from homosexual political groups after they gave $150,000 to MN Forward, a political group that supported Tom Emmer, the pro-life, pro-marriage Republican candidate for governor of Minnesota. More recently they have been criticized for their decision not to sell an album by Frank Ocean, who recently came out as homosexual.
But last month the chain began selling same-sex marriage wedding cards, and they have supported pride parades in Minneapolis for a number of years. In May, Target sold gay pride t-shirts ad gave the proceeds to the Family Equality Council, a homosexual political advocacy group.
Running out of places to shop, ping!
You’ll hear little about this in the media, and what you do hear will be praise. Chick-Fil-A, however, gets raked over hot coals for expressing their Biblical beliefs.
Lovely. Is this being run in a homosexual magazine? Or is it being done in mainstream publications?
I remember about 10 years ago, Anheuser-Busch ran ads in a homosexual magazine...a bunch of people freaked out, but it was just an ad buy targeting that demographic.
Where is Target running this?
Ditto. We need some conservative shopping spots online. The sales will rocket in a week's time.
I hear you. I bet Target does not.
Time to “gay c penny” Target. Let the. Boycott begin
Target has made an obvious choice on whose business they value. It is not the business of middle America and their families.
It’s time to start doing everything from scratch. Sewing cooking etc. I can purchase food at the local farmers market and eat out weekly at Chic-fil-A. I do need to learn to sew however.
This is not the same country I was born in. The very mood has changed. Nothing is stable or safe. It’s quite frightening how much worse off this country has become in such a short amount of time.
I never shop there anyway, but now I have a good reason not to.
So if hetero’s protest this then they’d be labeled as intolerant but it’s okay to harass Chick-Fil-La? In Brisbane we have a Target. Actually it’s a checkpoint when flying into Archer Field. Big huge target on the roof. Certain ideas come to mind.
We stopped going to target when they refused to let the Salvation Army bell ringers outside at Chrsitmas time..now we know why...
Lex no shop at Target...consequence live with it retailers
There is no such thing as a “same-sex married couple”. I will not shop at any store chain that would display that garbage.
The Gov. of MN is a BIG TIME Liberal and is probably prompting “HIS” family’s business to shore up this swing state.
Got to appease the Gays that are paying your bills you know.
Gov Dayton is a bit light in his loafers too, if ya ask me.....GOD knows he is light in the brain cell department!
Unbelievable. Dear Target, you’ve just lost this family’s business. Sorry to see u go.
Not sure. Haven't seen it up here in NY. Here is another article on the topic, running in a Georgia paper.
They used to support veteran groups. I wonder if they still do that anymore. I do 99% of my shopping at WalMart. The rest is on-line and not at Target or JCP websites.
At least good parents now know to keep their children out of Target. It isn’t safe for them there.
What do you expect, isn’t Target a French company?
Dittos to that!
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