NEW YORK (FORTUNE) -- 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. Read the entire article hereLast year in an attempt to fix their conservative image, Wal-Mart began its relationship with Gay and Lesbian groups. The relationship was always a fine line Wal-Mart walked, their loyal southern conservative customers were offended by their decision to do business with GLBT organizations, hundreds of protests occurred at Wal-Marts throughout the south. Petitions were signed (check out this site which says "SAVE WAL-MART FROM THE RADICAL HOMO AGENDA") Here is yet another reason Wal-Mart will never be apart of New York City.
Monday, July 02, 2007
Wal-Mart goes back to basics....
Wal-Mart says goodbye to supporting GLBT organizations after pressure from conservative Christian groups...Read the entire article
Posted by WMFNYC at 7/02/2007 11:11:00 AM