Wal-Mart says goodbye to supporting GLBT organizations after pressure from conservative Christian groups…Read the entire article
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 here
Last 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.