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class="ArticlePageChunks-fLyCVG eOdfIs"><div class="GridWrapper-cAzTTK kHBDeH grid grid-margs grid-ems-2 ArticlePageChunksGrid-hfxa bjczjj grid-layout--adrail narrow wi-adrail"><div class="GridItem-buujkM stRKV grid--em grid-layout__ntent"><div class="BodyWrapper-kufPGa bectqB body body__ntaer article__body" data-journey-hook="client-ntent" data-ttid="BodyWrapper"><div class="body__ner-ntaer"><p> </p><p>At this pot, queers are so ed to the annual cycle of rporatns profg off of LGBTQ+ athetics every June that we <a data-offer-url=" class="external-lk" data-event-click="{"element":"ExternalLk","outgogURL":"" href=" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank">make cynil mem about </a>. But a new study shows that the marketg tactics are often not jt crgeworthy, but actively hypocril: Many pani that have turned their logos rabow for Pri month are g their proceeds to support anti-LGBTQ+ policians, too.</p><p>A Monday report <a data-offer-url=" class="external-lk" data-event-click="{"element":"ExternalLk","outgogURL":"" href=" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank">found that 25 major rporatns</a> that have earned an 100% ratg on Human Rights Campaign (HRC)’s most recent Corporate Equaly Inx have donated over $10 ln sce 2019 to anti-LGBTQ+ members of Congrs. This is addn to donatg hundreds of thoands of dollars” to state legislators who have sponsored recent anti-trans legislatn, per rearch om Popular Informatn, a newsletter om <em>ThkProgrs</em> founr Judd Legum and Tnim Zekeria.</p><div><div class="ConsumerMarketgUnThemedWrapper-iUTMTf jssHut nsumer-marketg-un nsumer-marketg-un--article-mid-ntent" role="prentatn" aria-hidn="te"><div class="nsumer-marketg-un__slot nsumer-marketg-un__slot--article-mid-ntent nsumer-marketg-un__slot---ntent"></div><div class="journey-un"></div></div></div><p>While this ntradictn may seem bafflg, Legum reports that HRC do not take polil donatns to acunt when lculatg d “Equaly Inx.” Nor will this qualifitn change wh <a href=">next year’s Equaly Inx</a>, spe the fact that “rporate social rponsibily” is listed as a crern. What’s more, HRC ranked all of the anti-LGBTQ+ policians to whom the var rporatns wh a 0 on s most recent <a href=">Congrsnal Srerd</a>, which sr reprentativ based on how they’ve voted on var piec of LGBTQ+ legislatn. That sre dit unyieldg opposn to LGBTQ+ equaly.</p><div class="Contaer-bkChBi byNLHx"></div><p>Among the 25 rporatns that have donated to anti-LGBTQ+ , Comst/NBCUniversal and AT&T topped the list. Comst/NBCUniversal has reportedly donated a whoppg $1,095,500 to anti-LGBTQ+ reprentativ sce 2019, cludg $35,300 to the sponsors of the anti-trans legislatn troduced Florida and Texas this year. The $35,300 amount clus $3,000 to Florida Reprentative Randy Fe (R-53rd District), who troduced legislatn that sought to <a data-offer-url=" class="external-lk" data-event-click="{"element":"ExternalLk","outgogURL":"" href=" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank">repeal LGBTQ+ nondiscrimatn ordanc 2017</a> and has recently e unr fire for makg <a data-offer-url=" class="external-lk" data-event-click="{"element":"ExternalLk","outgogURL":"" href=" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank">humanizg remarks about Paltians</a> on social media.</p><div class="AdWrapper-dQtivb fZrssQ ad ad---ntent"><div class="ad__slot ad__slot---ntent" data-no-id="t1k7ms"></div></div><p>AT&T donated slightly ls ($1,079,500) to anti-LGBTQ+ feral reprentativ but gave signifintly more money ($59,450) to sponsors of anti-trans legislatn than Comst/NBCUniversal did. Specifilly, AT&T donated $12,950 to anti-trans legislators Arkansas, $4,000 Tennsee, $5,000 North Carola, $22,500 Texas, and $17,500 Florida.</p><div data-attr-viewport-monor="le-recirc" class="le-recirc-wrapper le-recirc-observer-target-1 viewport-monor-anchor"></div><p>Although some rporatns may claim that their donatns differ om their tent, they undoubtedly have a material impact. After approvg bills limg trans stunt accs to school sports and allowg relig refals of re for LGBTQ+ patients, Arkansas recently beme the first state ever to <a href=">issue a sweepg ban</a> on genr-affirmg healthre for trans mors. Along wh two bills targetg trans rtroom e, Tennsee Governor Bill Lee signed more limed rtrictns on <a href=">healthre for pre-pubertal youth</a>.</p></div></div></div><div class="GridItem-buujkM fVLMby grid--em grid-layout__asi"><div class="StickyBoxWrapper-jfYB kNleGZ sticky-box"><div class="StickyBoxPrimary-dzWDWL cdhYoN sticky-box__primary"><div class="Contaer-bkChBi byNLHx"></div><div class="AdWrapper-dQtivb fZrssQ ad ad--rail"><div class="ad__slot ad__slot--rail" data-no-id="ct6"></div></div><div class="ConsumerMarketgUnThemedWrapper-iUTMTf jssHut nsumer-marketg-un nsumer-marketg-un--display-rail" role="prentatn" aria-hidn="te"><div class="nsumer-marketg-un__slot nsumer-marketg-un__slot--display-rail"></div><div class="journey-un"></div></div></div><div class="StickyBoxPlaceholr-grPmrg dxAvXx"></div></div></div></div><div class="RowWrapper-UmqTg HEhan full-bleed-ad row-mid-ntent-ad"><div class="StickyMidContentAdWrapper-fSBzwl drzyIa ad-stickymidntent"><div class="AdWrapper-dQtivb fZrssQ ad ad--mid-ntent should-hold-space"><div class="ad__slot ad__slot--mid-ntent" data-no-id="dgumtr"></div></div></div></div><div class="GridWrapper-cAzTTK kHBDeH grid grid-margs grid-ems-2 ArticlePageChunksGrid-hfxa bjczjj grid-layout--adrail narrow wi-adrail"><div class="GridItem-buujkM stRKV grid--em grid-layout__ntent"><div class="BodyWrapper-kufPGa bectqB body body__ntaer article__body" data-journey-hook="client-ntent" data-ttid="BodyWrapper"><div class="body__ner-ntaer"><p>While the bills have not yet passed, both Texas and North Carola lawmakers troduced legislatn this year that would <a href=">crimalize the provisn of transn-related healthre to mors</a> and <a href=">ban trans stunt athlet om sports</a>. Florida, meanwhile, <a href=">signed s anti-trans sports bill</a> to law on the first day of the month. (Perhaps ironilly, Florida’s bill fac a pendg legal challenge om none other than HRC.)</p><p>Notably, both AT&T and Comst/NBCUniversal recently <a href=">signed an HRC statement</a> exprsg opposn to anti-LGBTQ+ legislatn, alongsi many of the other rporatns that Popular Informatn listed — cludg Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, Facebook, and others.</p><p>Although Popular Informatn asked all of the pani whether they would ntue their support of the policians light of their supposed mment to “equaly,” only 5 of the 25 pani rpond. JPMan said had no ment, while 20 others did not rpond at all. In their rpons, Google and Ford emphasized their support of their LGBTQ+ employe and prr endorsement of pro-LGBTQ+ legislatn, while matag that their “bipartisan” and “across the spectm” donatns were the bt tert of their operatns.</p><p>However, as the ACLU’s puty director for transgenr jtice Chase Strang poted out earlier this year, rporatns have enormo fluence over public policy which he believ is not beg utilized effectively. “If every rporatn that modified queerns for Pri lobbied agast the anti-trans bills state legislatur none would pass,” Strang tweeted March.</p><div aria-label="social media post" class="TwterEmbedContaer-ggEzfU fHwbKp"><div class="MsageBannerWrapper-krrtvl zGyQW ConsentBannerWrapper-bMdLtU WTFWJ" data-ttid="msage-banner"><div class="BaseWrap-sc-gjQpdd BaseText-ewhhUZ MsageBannerContent-gLUJfX iUEiRd cBiKDS jWqkgM"><h4 class="ConsentBannerTle-lgaGAH gOfech">Twter ntent</h4><p>This ntent n also be viewed on the se <a href=" target="_blank" rel="nofollow 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Amerins creasgly support gay and lbian rights and same-sex marriage, but support for trans issu—like genr-affirmg re and bathroom accs—lag behd amid unrelentg GOP cricism.

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JAGUARS STRENGTH COACH KEV MAXEN COM OUT AS GAY

LGBT Foundatn is a natnal chary liverg advice, support and rmatn servic to lbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) muni. * google supports lgbtq *

DeSantis thorized the new law on the same day that he signed bills that make a felony for doctors to prcribe genr-affirmg re to trans mors and expand the state’s ntroversial “Don’t Say Gay” law. The two-year-old statute ially banned discsns of LGBTQ inti K-3 classrooms, but the 2023 amendments extend the “Don’t Say Gay” embargo until the end of the eighth gra.

The ernor has hted at further actns to punish Disney for s cricism of the “Don’t Say Gay” law as the pany su DeSantis’ admistratn urt for retaliatn.

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) In 2023, Sanrs also signed a “Don’t Say Gay” bill banng LGBTQ tn through the fifth gra and a bill barrg trans stunts om g the rrect bathrooms schools.

Rishi Sunak has apologised on behalf of the Government for the 'horrific' historic treatment of LGBTQ+ people servg the ary. Servg personnel spected of beg gay, lbian, bisexual or... * google supports lgbtq *

The NBA legend grabbed a microphone and took aim at transphob, homophob and crics of Bud Light. "Hey, " he add, "And I want to say this -- if you're gay, bls you.

Jacksonville Jaguars associate strength ach Kev Maxen jt me out as gay. * google supports lgbtq *

"If you're gay and transgenr, " he told bargoers at the time, "I love you.

The Mistry of Defence (MOD) and the Office for Veterans’ Affairs (OVA) jotly missned an pennt review to better unrstand the impacts and implitns of the policy that homosexualy was patible wh life HM Armed Forc between 1967 and 2000. Government acknowledg that the historic policy prohibg homosexualy the armed forc was unacceptable and wrong.

The ACLU works to ensure that lbian, gay, bisexual, transgenr and queer people n live openly whout discrimatn and enjoy equal rights, personal tonomy, and eedom of exprsn and associatn. * google supports lgbtq *

Lotn: Fully Remote Grdr offers a platform for members of the gay, bisexual, transgenr and other queer muni to explore datg optns and nnect wh fellow ers their area. “If you’re gay, bls you, ” Barkley said.

Found 1973 by a mother and her gay son, PFLAG was born om the unified ont of a fay leadg wh love. It’s crazy that this even needs to be said, but all LGBTQ people should boytt the Herage of Pri until they make sure none of the sponsors fund anti-gay legislatn.

Broad Support For Same-Sex Relatnships: A May 2022 Gallup poll found that 71% of Amerins believe gay and lbian relatns are “morally acceptable, ” vers 25% who say they’re “morally wrong. “Don’t Say Gay” Laws Unpopular: A March 2022 ABC/Ipsos poll found 62% of Amerins oppose legislatn like Florida’s Parental Rights Edutn law—known as “Don’t Say Gay”—that rtricts classroom teachgs on genr inty and sexual orientatn.

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class="ArticlePageChunks-fLyCVG eOdfIs"><div class="GridWrapper-cAzTTK kHBDeH grid grid-margs grid-ems-2 ArticlePageChunksGrid-hfxa bjczjj grid-layout--adrail narrow wi-adrail"><div class="GridItem-buujkM stRKV grid--em grid-layout__ntent"><div class="BodyWrapper-kufPGa bectqB body body__ntaer article__body" data-journey-hook="client-ntent" data-ttid="BodyWrapper"><div class="body__ner-ntaer"><p> </p><p>At this pot, queers are so ed to the annual cycle of rporatns profg off of LGBTQ+ athetics every June that we <a data-offer-url=" class="external-lk" data-event-click="{"element":"ExternalLk","outgogURL":"" href=" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank">make cynil mem about </a>. But a new study shows that the marketg tactics are often not jt crgeworthy, but actively hypocril: Many pani that have turned their logos rabow for Pri month are g their proceeds to support anti-LGBTQ+ policians, too.</p><p>A Monday report <a data-offer-url=" class="external-lk" data-event-click="{"element":"ExternalLk","outgogURL":"" href=" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank">found that 25 major rporatns</a> that have earned an 100% ratg on Human Rights Campaign (HRC)’s most recent Corporate Equaly Inx have donated over $10 ln sce 2019 to anti-LGBTQ+ members of Congrs. This is addn to donatg hundreds of thoands of dollars” to state legislators who have sponsored recent anti-trans legislatn, per rearch om Popular Informatn, a newsletter om <em>ThkProgrs</em> founr Judd Legum and Tnim Zekeria.</p><div><div class="ConsumerMarketgUnThemedWrapper-iUTMTf jssHut nsumer-marketg-un nsumer-marketg-un--article-mid-ntent" role="prentatn" aria-hidn="te"><div class="nsumer-marketg-un__slot nsumer-marketg-un__slot--article-mid-ntent nsumer-marketg-un__slot---ntent"></div><div class="journey-un"></div></div></div><p>While this ntradictn may seem bafflg, Legum reports that HRC do not take polil donatns to acunt when lculatg d “Equaly Inx.” Nor will this qualifitn change wh <a href=">next year’s Equaly Inx</a>, spe the fact that “rporate social rponsibily” is listed as a crern. What’s more, HRC ranked all of the anti-LGBTQ+ policians to whom the var rporatns wh a 0 on s most recent <a href=">Congrsnal Srerd</a>, which sr reprentativ based on how they’ve voted on var piec of LGBTQ+ legislatn. That sre dit unyieldg opposn to LGBTQ+ equaly.</p><div class="Contaer-bkChBi byNLHx"></div><p>Among the 25 rporatns that have donated to anti-LGBTQ+ , Comst/NBCUniversal and AT&T topped the list. Comst/NBCUniversal has reportedly donated a whoppg $1,095,500 to anti-LGBTQ+ reprentativ sce 2019, cludg $35,300 to the sponsors of the anti-trans legislatn troduced Florida and Texas this year. The $35,300 amount clus $3,000 to Florida Reprentative Randy Fe (R-53rd District), who troduced legislatn that sought to <a data-offer-url=" class="external-lk" data-event-click="{"element":"ExternalLk","outgogURL":"" href=" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank">repeal LGBTQ+ nondiscrimatn ordanc 2017</a> and has recently e unr fire for makg <a data-offer-url=" class="external-lk" data-event-click="{"element":"ExternalLk","outgogURL":"" href=" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank">humanizg remarks about Paltians</a> on social media.</p><div class="AdWrapper-dQtivb fZrssQ ad ad---ntent"><div class="ad__slot ad__slot---ntent" data-no-id="t1k7ms"></div></div><p>AT&T donated slightly ls ($1,079,500) to anti-LGBTQ+ feral reprentativ but gave signifintly more money ($59,450) to sponsors of anti-trans legislatn than Comst/NBCUniversal did. Specifilly, AT&T donated $12,950 to anti-trans legislators Arkansas, $4,000 Tennsee, $5,000 North Carola, $22,500 Texas, and $17,500 Florida.</p><div data-attr-viewport-monor="le-recirc" class="le-recirc-wrapper le-recirc-observer-target-1 viewport-monor-anchor"></div><p>Although some rporatns may claim that their donatns differ om their tent, they undoubtedly have a material impact. After approvg bills limg trans stunt accs to school sports and allowg relig refals of re for LGBTQ+ patients, Arkansas recently beme the first state ever to <a href=">issue a sweepg ban</a> on genr-affirmg healthre for trans mors. Along wh two bills targetg trans rtroom e, Tennsee Governor Bill Lee signed more limed rtrictns on <a href=">healthre for pre-pubertal youth</a>.</p></div></div></div><div class="GridItem-buujkM fVLMby grid--em grid-layout__asi"><div class="StickyBoxWrapper-jfYB kNleGZ sticky-box"><div class="StickyBoxPrimary-dzWDWL cdhYoN sticky-box__primary"><div class="Contaer-bkChBi byNLHx"></div><div class="AdWrapper-dQtivb fZrssQ ad ad--rail"><div class="ad__slot ad__slot--rail" data-no-id="ct6"></div></div><div class="ConsumerMarketgUnThemedWrapper-iUTMTf jssHut nsumer-marketg-un nsumer-marketg-un--display-rail" role="prentatn" aria-hidn="te"><div class="nsumer-marketg-un__slot nsumer-marketg-un__slot--display-rail"></div><div class="journey-un"></div></div></div><div class="StickyBoxPlaceholr-grPmrg dxAvXx"></div></div></div></div><div class="RowWrapper-UmqTg HEhan full-bleed-ad row-mid-ntent-ad"><div class="StickyMidContentAdWrapper-fSBzwl drzyIa ad-stickymidntent"><div class="AdWrapper-dQtivb fZrssQ ad ad--mid-ntent should-hold-space"><div class="ad__slot ad__slot--mid-ntent" data-no-id="dgumtr"></div></div></div></div><div class="GridWrapper-cAzTTK kHBDeH grid grid-margs grid-ems-2 ArticlePageChunksGrid-hfxa bjczjj grid-layout--adrail narrow wi-adrail"><div class="GridItem-buujkM stRKV grid--em grid-layout__ntent"><div class="BodyWrapper-kufPGa bectqB body body__ntaer article__body" data-journey-hook="client-ntent" data-ttid="BodyWrapper"><div class="body__ner-ntaer"><p>While the bills have not yet passed, both Texas and North Carola lawmakers troduced legislatn this year that would <a href=">crimalize the provisn of transn-related healthre to mors</a> and <a href=">ban trans stunt athlet om sports</a>. Florida, meanwhile, <a href=">signed s anti-trans sports bill</a> to law on the first day of the month. (Perhaps ironilly, Florida’s bill fac a pendg legal challenge om none other than HRC.)</p><p>Notably, both AT&T and Comst/NBCUniversal recently <a href=">signed an HRC statement</a> exprsg opposn to anti-LGBTQ+ legislatn, alongsi many of the other rporatns that Popular Informatn listed — cludg Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, Facebook, and others.</p><p>Although Popular Informatn asked all of the pani whether they would ntue their support of the policians light of their supposed mment to “equaly,” only 5 of the 25 pani rpond. JPMan said had no ment, while 20 others did not rpond at all. In their rpons, Google and Ford emphasized their support of their LGBTQ+ employe and prr endorsement of pro-LGBTQ+ legislatn, while matag that their “bipartisan” and “across the spectm” donatns were the bt tert of their operatns.</p><p>However, as the ACLU’s puty director for transgenr jtice Chase Strang poted out earlier this year, rporatns have enormo fluence over public policy which he believ is not beg utilized effectively. “If every rporatn that modified queerns for Pri lobbied agast the anti-trans bills state legislatur none would pass,” Strang tweeted March.</p><div aria-label="social media post" class="TwterEmbedContaer-ggEzfU fHwbKp"><div class="MsageBannerWrapper-krrtvl zGyQW ConsentBannerWrapper-bMdLtU WTFWJ" data-ttid="msage-banner"><div class="BaseWrap-sc-gjQpdd BaseText-ewhhUZ MsageBannerContent-gLUJfX iUEiRd cBiKDS jWqkgM"><h4 class="ConsentBannerTle-lgaGAH gOfech">Twter ntent</h4><p>This ntent n also be viewed on the se <a href=" target="_blank" rel="nofollow 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cLxcNi">Culture</span></div><a class="SummaryItemHedLk-civM dVrbhU summary-em-trackg__hed-lk summary-em__hed-lk summary-em__hed-lk--unrle-disable" data-ponent-type="recirc-river" data-recirc-id="em-hed-2" data-recirc-pattern="summary-em" href="/story/rporate-pri" target="_self"><div data-ttid="ClampWrapper" class="ClampWrapper-kZxfkB hTTNGO clamp SummaryItemHedBase-hiFYpQ kBFaWv summary-em__hed"><div class="ClampContent-hilPkr jVhSBH"><div class="SummaryItemHedTag-TWblf gxaOcP" data-ttid="SummaryItemHed">The Double-Edged Sword of Corporate, Commercialized Pri</div></div></div></a><div class="SummaryItemByleWrapper-boCfbi cuRXdL summary-em__byle-date-in"><div class="SummaryItemBaseByle-fFbXkY dHMSJg summary-em__byle"><div class="summary-em__byle__ntent"><div data-ttid="BylWrapper" class="BylWrapper-KIudk irTIfE byl"><p class="ByleWrapper-jWHrLH ecFEgL byle byl__byle" data-ttid="ByleWrapper" emProp="thor" emType="><span emProp="name" class="ByleNamWrapper-jbHncj fuDQVo"><span 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class="SpanWrapper-umhxW kGxnNB rponsive-asset SummaryItemRponsiveAsset-hjGIGg bDvSkO summary-em__image"><div data-tt="aspect-rat-ntaer" class="AspectRatContaer-bJHpJz cCcPgL"><div class="aspect-rat--overlay-ntaer"><picture class="RponsiveImagePicture-cWuUZO dUOtEa SummaryItemRponsiveAsset-hjGIGg bDvSkO summary-em__image rponsive-image"><noscript><source media="(max-width: 767px)" srcSet=" 120w, 240w, 320w, 640w" siz="100vw"/><source media="(m-width: 768px)" srcSet=" 120w, 240w, 320w, 640w" siz="100vw"/><img alt="Is It Possible to Espe the Commercializatn of Pri?" class="RponsiveImageContaer-eybHBd fptoWY rponsive-image__image" src="></noscript></picture></div></div></span></a></div><div class="SummaryItemContent-eiDYMl XMZX summary-em__ntent"><div class="RubricWrapper-dKmCNX gPBNpL bric SummaryItemRubric-dguGKN lapGFj summary-em__bric"><span class="RubricName-fVtemz cLxcNi">Culture</span></div><a class="SummaryItemHedLk-civM dVrbhU summary-em-trackg__hed-lk summary-em__hed-lk 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