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Honey Maid responds to anti-gay critics who called ad campaign ‘disgusting’

| Thursday, April 3, 2014
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From the makers of Honey Maid graham crackers comes the official response to critics who labeled their “This is Wholesome” ad campaign “disgusting” because it prominently featured same-sex parents among its collection of real American families.

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‘One Million Moms’ outraged over ‘sexual perversion’ of Honey Maid campaign

| Thursday, March 20, 2014
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The 64,000 members of “One Million Moms” are targeting Nabisco over its “This is Wholesome” campaign that prominent features a same-sex couple and their children.

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Honey Maid ‘This is Wholesome’ campaign features same-sex parents

| Monday, March 10, 2014
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The company behind Honey Maid graham crackers on Monday unveiled a diversity-rich advertising campaign prominently featuring same-sex parents among its collection of real American families.

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Thanks Coke for the Super Bowl commercial… but, ‘Is It the Real Thing?’

| Monday, February 3, 2014
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You have been deservedly under fire for your sponsorship of the Sochi Olympics. Now you have shown great courage in the United States on behalf of diversity. There are those who are cynical that you may be playing both sides and looking for the maximum in financial gain. To use your own branding catch phrase, they are asking, and I am asking, about your support for freedom and diversity: Is it the real thing? Will you blindly fund a regime that would deem your current public outreach as a crime or will you still stand for diversity in a country whose population is not yet open to hearing it?

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Coca-Cola airs first ever Super Bowl ad featuring gay parents

| Sunday, February 2, 2014
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Coca-Cola on Sunday became the first advertiser to show a gay family in a Super Bowl television commercial.

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In such a diverse nation, there is no such thing as a ‘traditional’ family

| Friday, November 29, 2013
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It’s the holidays again — a time to come together and express gratitude and love for the positive things in our lives and the people in them. But as much as the holidays may symbolize a great American tradition, this country is home to a diverse set of traditions and increasingly diverse families. In such a diverse nation, there is no such thing as a “traditional” family. What connects all American families together is not having the same family traditions or the same types of families, but a shared belief in the American tradition of freedom...

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Is Ellen DeGeneres part of motion picture academy’s push for diversity?

| Sunday, August 4, 2013
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LOS ANGELES — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences isn't as much of an old-boys' club as it used to be. The group named two women to prominent positions this week, including Friday's announcement that Ellen DeGeneres will host the 2014 Oscar show.

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Diverse U.S. Supreme Court justices, families mirror country

| Thursday, March 14, 2013
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The varied family portraits of the U.S. Supreme Court justices are somewhat at odds with the arguments of gay marriage opponents who stress the unique ability of heterosexual couples to have babies as a reason to uphold bans on same-sex marriage.

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Illinois school district bans GLSEN material over children’s diversity book

| Friday, June 1, 2012
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ERIE, Ill. -- An Illinois school district has banned all student materials provided or endorsed by GLSEN, the Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network, including learning materials and various programs aimed at preventing bullying.

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NOM launches boycott after Starbucks rejects anti-gay marriage sentiment

| Wednesday, March 21, 2012
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SEATTLE -- The National Organization for Marriage on Wednesday announced it has launched a boycott of Starbucks after the coffee giant's chief executive flatly rejected a complaint by the NOM that it reconsider its support of marriage equality for gays and lesbians.

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