chick-fil-a controversy

Business
The fried chicken chain is opening a store location in Manhattan's Herald Square.
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The other day a coworker asked me for my lunch order. At that point my stomach was already beating me to death, and I was ready to trade my firstborn child for a ham sandwich. I asked him where we were ordering from, and he said, "Chick-fil-A. Mmmmm!" I was torn.
Chicago
Meanwhile, the chain's suburban footprint continues to increase. Chick-fil-A currently has 12 Chicago-area locations outside
Videos
There's an advertisement in a Dayton, Ohio newspaper offering $25 Chick-fil-A gift cards to every married, heterosexual couple that attended a May 19 event honoring "biblical marriage."
Business
The event, hosted by the Cornerstone Baptist Temple (you can see the ad below), was not sponsored by Chick-fil-A or any of
Queer Voices
Given my personal and professional passion for branding (as owner of a brand design agency), paired with lots of contemplation on gay rights, I have been curious about how the two intersect.
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Video of a humorous Chick-fil-A prank which shows two gay men "trading" their homosexuality for a chicken sandwich is making
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Also on The Huffington Post: Bad news for those angered by Chick-fil-A's stance toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
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We don't want to make too many assumptions based on Chick-fil-A's notorious anti-gay history, but does anyone else find this
Chicago
Free speech and religious liberty is a civil rights issue. I would never seek to limit the First Amendment rights of other individuals. Chick-fil-A has a right to free speech, but we have a right to push back against its discriminatory practices.
Business
Chick-fil-A donated nearly $2 million to anti-gay organizations in both 2009 and 2010. The company came under fire in July
Queer Voices
Just last week, you brought us hopeful news. But how quickly hope has faded! Chick-fil-A's public statement late last week called its giving "mischaracterized" and your claims "incorrect." This is starting to look familiar. In fact, I think a lot of us gay guys can tell you exactly how this goes.
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On Thursday, the company released a statement on their corporate website in response to Moreno's claims, defending their
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"And while our sincere intent has been to remain out of this political and social debate, events from Chicago this week have
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Update on Tuesday, September 25 at 11:27am: In response to Alderman Moreno's claims, Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy responded
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I have never been certain whether the cloud that swept over the faces of the Chick-fil-A staff was because they believed their cow drop had somehow been rigged (and for the record, it had not), or because their ecstatic prize winner turned out to have an extra mom.
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Last night, while watching the Georgia Tech vs. Virginia Tech football game on ESPN, I saw a series of short Chick-fil-A advertisements. I'll admit that Chick-fil-A's marketing strategy is typically pretty smart. But one commercial wasn't so cute. It was definitely not smart.
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Details are scarce at this time, but HuffPost Gay Voices has received some potentially encouraging news for those angered