Old Navy Gets Backlash for Gay T-Shirts

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  1. leekohler macrumors G5

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    Gonna go buy one at lunch. :)

    http://www.advocate.com/News/Daily_News/2011/06/09/Old_Navy_Gets_Backlash_for_Pro-Gay_T-Shirts/
     
  2. yg17 macrumors G5

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    Still waiting for Bryan Fischer to join Rekers, Craig, Haggard and the gang. You know it's going to happen. It happens to all of them.
     
  3. Moyank24 macrumors 601

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    What are the chances that one of those 27 stores is located somewhere in Houston?

    I'd love to buy 1 (or 5). :D
     
  4. codymac macrumors 6502

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    It's not like they're painting boys toenails or anything.
    :)
     
  5. rdowns macrumors Penryn

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    27 stores? They have 1,027 stores according to Wikipedia. **** these hate groups.
     
  6. leekohler thread starter macrumors G5

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    Wearing a t-shirt is "inappropriate behavior", ya know. ;)
     
  7. Peterkro macrumors 68020

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    From the Christian Post:

    "Now through the end of June – or until supplies sell out – consumers can buy a variety of tees"

    In English I think that would translate as "until the end of June".
     
  8. Moyank24 macrumors 601

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    Truly. And it doesn't look like they are available online (though I could be wrong). Those of us stuck in the South and the Bible Belt may be screwed.
     
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    ...which, of course, in American English™ would translate as "thru June". :cool:
     
  10. Rt&Dzine macrumors 6502a

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    Why are these hate groups against freedom, individual rights, and the rights of businesses?
     
  11. codymac macrumors 6502

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    Because they think their imaginary friends want them to be?
     
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    Source

    There.
     
  13. AP_piano295 macrumors 65816

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    Good for Old Navy.

    Still won't shop there, everything I've ever bought from that store falls apart immediately :mad:.
     
  14. Rt&Dzine macrumors 6502a

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    I'd like to get mine at the store in Hawaii.
     
  15. AP_piano295, Jun 9, 2011
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    Doesn't seem like much of a stand.

    Look at us were selling these "scandalous" shirts in order to support this movement we believe in.

    Of course were only selling the products where we know everyone already agrees with us and we won't piss off our other customers too much :confused:.

    If I had to guess this is just business pragmatism not really a noble stand in my eyes.
     
  16. Peterkro macrumors 68020

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    If you donate $30 to the ItGetsBetter project they will give you a tee shirt,not a rainbowy one but it will cut Old Navy out of the loop.(it will however be boosting American Aparrel's bottom line)

    They will ship internationally or to a friends address,might be worth $30 to wind up some "friends".
     
  17. leekohler thread starter macrumors G5

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    Dammit! They're selling TOO well! I went over to get one and there were only 4 left- none in my size. I'll try again when they get more.
     
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    Is Family Association an American English name for hate group?
     
  19. Moyank24 macrumors 601

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    Thanks for that. Texas is represented, but no love for Houston. :(
     
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    Gotta agree with that.
     
  21. Andeavor macrumors 6502

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    Can somebody please just throw ehm off the edge of the world? This is really getting ridiculous now, especially with what's going on in mexico and Syria.
     
  22. yg17 macrumors G5

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    Yes, you can be rest assured that if a group has "Family" in their name, they're probably a hate group.

    Family, my ass. Being free to be with the one you love is what family's all about. These people are for the exact opposite.
     
  23. leekohler thread starter macrumors G5

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    No- we're the biggest threat to them. We're worse than terrorists. They've said as much themselves, trust me.
     
  24. sysiphus macrumors 6502a

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    Awesome, glad to see a Seattle-area store has them. I'll be downtown tomorrow; if they have one in my size, I'll get it :)
     
  25. AP_piano295 macrumors 65816

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    Lol human beings and threat assessments.

    Hardcore Conservative Threat Assessments:

    Gays>Terrorists>Abortion>Emigrants>Marijuana>Car Accidents>Cancer and Heart Disease>Global Warming.

    A few gay people getting married is a BIG problem.

    1/2 million people dying of cancer in this country alone every year cut research, heath care "government shouldn't be involved in such things" etc.

    A few thousand people killed in terrorist attacks? Rescind privacy rights in order to protect ourselves from all those terrorists :cool:.

    Human logic is a wonderful thing.
     

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