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Target snubs boycott by featuring same-sex parents in latest campaign

Monday, September 15, 2014
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Barely a month after a number of anti-gay groups called for a nationwide boycott of Target stores after the retailer signed on to a legal brief supporting marriage equality, the chain has released a new advertisement featuring same-sex parents. [...]

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Linda Harvey attacks Target for ‘pushing deviance and perversion’

Friday, August 29, 2014
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On her “Mission America” radio program Wednesday, Linda Harvey weighed in on the National Organization for Marriage’s boycott of Target in response to the company’s filing of a court brief in support of marriage equality. Harvey echoed NOM in taking particular issue with Target’s characterization of same-sex marriage bans as [...]

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Anti-gay groups call for Target boycott over retailer’s support for gay marriage

Friday, August 8, 2014
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A number of anti-gay groups are calling for nationwide boycotts of Target after the chain signed on to a legal brief supporting marriage equality. The National Organization for Marriage, the Liberty Counsel and American Decency Association say the company's public support for same-sex marriage is a "slap in the face [...]

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Target joins legal brief supporting marriage equality

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Target Corp. is adding its name to a legal defense of gay marriage, joining other large companies that are taking a stand, just four years after the retailer came under criticism for supporting a strident opponent of same-sex unions. Target said it has signed a court brief backing [...]

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Target gives $50K to group supporting anti-gay Va. candidate Ken Cuccinelli

Thursday, July 25, 2013
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Back in 2010, Target Corporation was forced to apologize when it came out that it had funded campaign ads on behalf of virulently anti-gay Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer. The controversy hit the Minnesota-based company hard, in part because it vocally supports gay rights and has a reputation as a [...]

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Target promotes wedding registry for same-sex couples

Saturday, July 28, 2012
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Just weeks after it announced it was selling greeting cards nationwide to celebrate same-sex unions, Target stores is now inviting gay and lesbian couples to set up wedding registries in their stores. [...]

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Target stores nationwide now selling greeting cards for same-sex unions

Sunday, July 15, 2012
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Placed on greeting card racks under the headings of "For two special men" and "For two special women," Minneapolis-based Target Corp. is now stocking greeting cards to celebrate same-sex unions. [...]

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American Family Association, Family Research Council attack Target for selling ‘Pride’ t-shirts

Thursday, May 24, 2012
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While Target created a firestorm in 2010 for donating to a conservative group backing an anti-gay, and unsuccessful, Republican gubernatorial candidate in Minnesota, the retailer now is selling t-shirts to benefit the Family Equality Council, a group representing LGBT families. Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council said “if they’re [...]

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Target to offer ‘pride’ T-shirts online to benefit LGBT advocacy group

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- After spending the better part of the last two years fighting backlash from the LGBT community over its political donations to anti-gay candidates, retailer Target Corp. announced it is launching a pride promotion for the month of June. [...]

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Gay activist calls for boycott of retailers supporting Christian Values Network

Wednesday, August 3, 2011
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San Francisco based gay activist and blogger Roy Steele is organizing, and calling for a nationwide boycott of retailer’s enrolled in the Christian Values Network (CVN) shopping web portal, including Sears, Walmart, Sam's Club and Target. [...]

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