The fast food chain Chick-Fil-A made the front page of newspapapers last week because of its anti-gay stances.
The CEO of Chick-Fil-A has stated that both he and his company promote so-called “Christian values” and that same-sex marriage is wrong!
An analysis of charitable donations by Chick-Fil-A shows the fast-food chain gave nearly $2 million to antigay groups in 2010. (Not to mention the same amount was donated the previous year.)
Chick-Fil-A is actually looking for a location in Boston right now but Mayor Menino said clearly in a letter to the fast food chain that “Chick-Fil-A doesn’t belong in Boston”
“You can’t have a business in the city of Boston that discriminates against a population. We’re an open city, we’re a city that’s at the forefront of inclusion.… That’s the Freedom Trail. That’s where it all started right here. And we’re not going to have a company, Chick-Fil-A or whatever the hell the name is, on our Freedom Trail.” he said to the Boston Herald.
Further, Lisa Henson, CEO of the Jim Henson company which produces The Muppets has joined Mayor Menino in this protest. Chick-fil-A has a Muppet products as part of its give away and Ms. Henson announced that all proceed will be donated to GLAAD an organization against homophobia.
To show their support to this protest, some people are organizing a same-sex kiss day on Friday, August 3rd. I strongly suggest to readers of our blog and members of A4A to participate in this kiss day by taking picture while kissing directly in front of a Chick-Fil-A and send it to them or to me (firstname.lastname@example.org) and I will gladly post them on our blog and on facebook and twitter pages.
Another option could be to simply fill the form in their contact us page and show them what you think about their anti-gay stances!