Archive for the 'GLBTQ' Category

TARGET IS RIGHT ON TRANS CUSTOMERS…

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

[Because this issue is important, this post is stuck to the top of the blog. Newer stories do appear below. JH] Let Walmart know that you think Target (and others) are right in not discriminating against transgender customers’ use of their bathrooms and that you support Target’s stance by informing Walmart headquarters—via email or phone: […]

CAN YOU HEAR CUSTOMERS NOW WALMART…?

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

The fight for basic human rights expanded in Connecticut when a woman, with short hair, glasses and wearing a baseball cap, was asked to leave a Walmart bathroom. The bathrooms, particularly women’s bathrooms (so I’m told) all have stalls. Nobody sees nobody’s genitals. The ignorant bigots need to get a grip. For those of you […]

WALMART’S SILENCE IS GETTING NOTICED…

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

The time for Walmart to get on the right side of bathroom use by transgender customers is past. Every day that goes by only worsens the effect of the inevitable decision to follow the lead of Target and other stores serving the public. The homophobic scaremongers raising vision of pedophile predators cross dressing to gain […]

DUCK AND COVER…? REALLY WALMART…?

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

I’ve written before applauding Walmarts stance on GLBTQ rights, and only last Friday I again said that Walmart is on the right side of this issue. That is why Tom Tillison’s piece surprised me a bit because he suggests that Walmart hopes to maintain a low profile until the smoke clears. Good luck with that. […]

WHIPPING THE HOMOPHOBES INTO A FRENZY…

Friday, April 29th, 2016

I think Walmart figured out a while ago that being on the wrong side of the GLBTQ Rights struggle is bad for business. A tiny number of homophobic bigots who still believe that Walmart is their place to shop, however, haven’t, and they stirred the pot again because their particular mythical structure is threatened by […]

WHO IS BOB WITECK…?

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

While the furor and threatened boycotts regarding Walmart’s very public stand against anti-gay legislation in Arkansas—and generally in other states—aren’t going away anytime soon, we are beginning to learn more about what lead to the important decision, like what did a many by the name of Bob Witeck have to do with Doug McMillon’s decision? […]

YAY WALMART, NO SERIOUSLY, YAY WALMART…!

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Fast forward to the 3:05 time mark if you must, but come on, how many people would ever expect Jon Stewart to deliver a positive message for Walmart? Perhaps because the company recognizes that with millions of employees on the payrolls, statistically there is no way to ignore the fact that there are members of […]

MORMONS TEAM WITH WALMART AGAINST GAYS…

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

How many GLBT teenagers have to die before the hate driven by supersition and ignorance is stopped? That’s a question parents across the nation are asking in the wake of Tyler Clementi’s suicide last week. Walmart’s history here is checkered. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? Not really. From QSaltLake: A children’s book […]

WALMART’S THEATRE OF THE ABSURD…

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

I read the tale of Walmart, Joe Paolucci and Thomas Hitchcock three times and I’m still not convinced that it isn’t a farce. But I can’t find anyone calling bullshit on the story so I’ll leave to you readers to decide if Walmart can really be this batshit crazy. The absurd take of Joe Paolucci […]

IS DUKE AGAINST GAY COUPLES ADOPTING…?

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009

He may be if the signature on a petition for An Act Providing That An Individulal Cohabitating Outside Of A Valid Marriage May Not Adopt Or Be A Foster Parent Of A Child Less Than Eightenn Years Old. KnowThyNeighbor has the PDF of the signed petition. Tom Lang writes: Mike Duke [Walmart’s CEO] of 16 […]

FANATICS FLINGING FACE FOAM…

Monday, March 17th, 2008

I seriously hope that Wal-Mart doesn’t cave to the fanatics attacking it for stocking Middle Eastern foods in a portion of one aisle the way it did to the christianists over an arrangement with the National Gay And Lesbian Chamber Of Commerce. I, and most people, applauded Wal-Mart for its community friendly approach to bi-lingual […]

BUY CHEAP PLASTIC CRAP… FRY A FAGGOT…

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Why, with all the hatred, pain, suffering and injustice in the world, has a tiny but shrill minority of christianists chosen to devote such copious amounts of their time, wealth and energy to battling a fantastical threat from homosexuals? The American Family Association, an organization that credits itself with turning Wal-Mart away from the gay […]

Bigots for Wal-Mart!

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

Because there is no better way to express your opinion than by purchasing more cheap plastic crap and fatty meat. From a very-alarmed American Family Association (referencing this story): Homosexual group calls for boycott of Wal-Mart, shopping at Target instead If Wal-Mart sales go down, gays will claim victory in support of same-sex “marriage” benefits […]

The reasons not to shop at Wal-Mart are coming fast and furious.

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

From USA Today: The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest gay rights group, is giving Wal-Mart (WMT) a red “do not buy” rating in its new consumer guide, bestowing a lump of coal on the retail giant just in time for the holiday shopping season. Citing Wal-Mart’s refusal to offer domestic partner benefits to its […]

Wal-Mart = Windsock.

Friday, June 22nd, 2007

From Fortune, subtitled “Wal-Mart shuns gay groups:” Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, has decided to curb its support of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) organizations after conservative Christian groups threatened a boycott, and after some of its own employees expressed disapproval. The move comes a year after Wal-Mart (Charts, Fortune 500) had put on […]