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

MIRANDA BLUE | Right Wing Watch | Thursday, July 25, 2013
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 supportive workplace for LGBT people.

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Target promotes wedding registry for same-sex couples

| Saturday, July 28, 2012
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
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

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Thursday, May 24, 2012
Tony Perkins
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...

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

| Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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
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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Target shareholders pepper CEO over donations to anti-gay politicians

| Thursday, June 9, 2011
Target Corp. Chairman Gregg Steinhafel on Wednesday faced some unexpected questions at the company’s annual meeting from shareholders who wanted answers about the company’s funding of anti-gay politicians.

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Judge: LGBT activist group can canvass outside Target stores

| Friday, April 8, 2011
A San Diego court ruled Thursday that the grass-roots activist group Canvass for a Cause (CFAC) can continue its canvassing outside Target stores.

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Target sues marriage equality group for canvassing supporters outside stores

| Friday, March 25, 2011
In San Diego today, a court case is set to begin in which Target Corporation is suing the marriage equality activist organization, "Canvass For A Cause" for canvassing supporters outside its stores.

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Lady Gaga cancels exclusive deal with Target over anti-gay donations

| Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Lady Gaga has canceled her exclusive deal with Target to carry the deluxe edition of her next release, "Born This Way," because of the retailer's controversial political donations to an anti-gay candidate.

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