June52011

Memo To Home Depot: Thank You For Supporting Gay Rights


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Recently, the American Family Association (AFA) presented Home Depot’s board of directors with AFA’s demand that they stop funding gay pride events and other events that promote tolerance and diversity. The AFA had a petition with about 500,000 signatures from people who have vowed to boycott the store unless it joins them in their campaign against gay people.Home Depot responded with a resounding “No Way!”From boingboing:
Home Depot Chairman Frank Blake told the AFA to take a hike, stated that Home Depot was proud of its support for diversity, and that’s that.Like all big box stores, Home Depot isn’t without its problems, but today, they’ve shown some real backbone.
Click here to sign our petition to say THANK YOU to Home Depot Chairman Frank Blake for taking this strong stand.
From Judy Molland of Care2.com

Memo To Home Depot: Thank You For Supporting Gay Rights

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Recently, the American Family Association (AFA) presented Home Depot’s board of directors with AFA’s demand that they stop funding gay pride events and other events that promote tolerance and diversity.

The AFA had a petition with about 500,000 signatures from people who have vowed to boycott the store unless it joins them in their campaign against gay people.

Home Depot responded with a resounding “No Way!”

From boingboing:

Home Depot Chairman Frank Blake told the AFA to take a hike, stated that Home Depot was proud of its support for diversity, and that’s that.

Like all big box stores, Home Depot isn’t without its problems, but today, they’ve shown some real backbone.

Click here to sign our petition to say THANK YOU to Home Depot Chairman Frank Blake for taking this strong stand.

From Judy Molland of Care2.com

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