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AT&T donates to campaign of Texas AG who opposes marriage equality

Monday, August 18, 2014
AT&T headquarters in Dallas.
Dallas-based telecommunications giant AT&T has contributed $75,000 to anti-gay Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott’s campaign for governor. Lone Star QA reports that, according to campaign finance reports obtained by the Texas Ethics Commission, AT&T’s Texas political action committee gave $50,000 to Abbott’s campaign in January, and another $25,000 in June... [...]

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AT&T becomes first U.S. corporation to condemn Russian anti-gay law

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
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AT&T, a long-time sponsor of the U.S. Olympic Committee, on Tuesday became the first major U.S. corporation to make a public statement condemning anti-LGBT Russian law outlawing “homosexual propaganda.” [...]

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Ernst & Young chairman calls for Boy Scouts to end anti-gay policy

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
James Turley
James Turley, the Global Chairman and CEO of Ernst & Young, and a board member of the Boy Scouts of America, has called for an end to the long-standing ban on gay Scouts and gay Scout leaders, and a new petition drive is aimed at board members who lead LGBT-inclusive [...]

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GLAAD withdraws support for AT&T merger, affirms supports ‘net neutrality’

Friday, July 15, 2011
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The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) this week notified the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) it was withdrawing its support for the pending AT&T merger with T-Mobile. [...]

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GLAAD announces Barrios’ resignation, eight board members including Troup Coronado

Thursday, June 23, 2011
Jarrett Barrios
The Board of Directors of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) on Thursday, officially — and finally — announced what LGBT media had been reporting since Saturday, that President Jarrett Barrios has resigned. [...]

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Six GLAAD board members resign as fallout continues over AT&T merger flap

Wednesday, June 22, 2011
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Just days after the resignation of GLAAD President Jarrett Barrios, six board members of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation have resigned amid the fallout over the organization’s letter in support of AT&T’s proposed bid for wireless rival T-Mobile, POLITICO has reported. [...]

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GLAAD President Jarrett Barrios resigns under scrutiny of AT&T endorsement

Saturday, June 18, 2011
Jarrett Barrios
Jarrett Barrios, the president of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has resigned under increasing scrutiny of GLAAD's recent endorsement of AT&T's merger with T-Mobile, and conflicting statements related to net neutrality rules. [...]

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TN governor signs anti-gay bill that 13 major corporations lobbied in support of

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Bill Haslam
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday signed into law a bill that would prohibit local governments from creating anti-discrimination laws that are stricter than protections laid out by the state government. [...]

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