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Apple Made A Video Tribute To San Francisco Pride And It's Beautiful

CEO Tim Cook tweeted the video with "Inclusion inspires innovation."

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Strategies: Ignore gay market and leave money on table

"If you're buying, we're selling."<p>That hardly seems a revolutionary statement for a business owner to make. But in Mississippi, that simple sentiment has become a rallying cry for small businesses.<p>Companies are going out of their way to make it clear they welcome all customers, including gay …

Betty Crocker's Newest Recipe: How to Support Gay Marriage

Known as the "first lady of food," Betty Crocker has spent more than 90 years dispatching kitchen advice, including selling more than 75 million …

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15 Major Brands That Unabashedly Support Gay Marriage

Brands from Bud Light to Martha Stewart Living riffed on the Human Rights Campaign red equal sign that has gone viral on Facebook.<p>Although the image of Paula Deen riding the symbol— with the caption "It's like two sticks of butter, y'all" — that has been going around is clearly a parody, many other …

Big Brands’ New Face Is LGBT Families

Major American consumer brands are recognizing that showing gay and lesbian people in advertising reflects today’s society — and according to exclusive research, most Americans agree.<p>Major American brands have concluded that depictions of gay and lesbian couples in their advertising can help them …

Barneys Features Transgender Models In Awesome Push For Equality

Over the past few years, the modeling industry has taken some strides to redefine itself and maintain its relevancy in modern society. While there's still a long way to go, luxury retailer Barneys New York has taken it a step further this year with its spring campaign, which features 17 transgender …

Nate Berkus And Jeremiah Brent Star In Banana Republic Campaign (PHOTOS)

Nate Berkus and his fiancé Jeremiah Brent are breaking fresh ground in the fashion world as the stars of a new Banana Republic campaign.<p>As The New York Times reported, ads featuring the stylish duo are featured in InStyle and Rolling Stone, among other publications. The "True Outfitters" campaign …

Target's Same-Sex Registry Ad Praised By LGBT Advocacy Bloggers

A number of bloggers are praising Target's new same-sex wedding registry ad -- but is it enough to quiet naysayers' doubts about the megabrand's seemingly contradictory stance on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues?<p>The ad, which can be viewed below, features two formally-dressed …

OKCupid Publicly Rips Mozilla: 'We Wish Them Nothing But Failure'

OKCupid may be in the business of love, but the online dating site has anything but tender feelings for Mozilla and its newly-appointed CEO.<p>In a letter published Monday on OKCupid.com but viewable only to those who try to enter the site using a Mozilla Firefox Internet browser, the company called …

Honey Maid Found The Perfect Way To Respond To Homophobes Who Hated Its New Ad

On March 10, Honey Maid — the graham cracker company — launched a commercial that celebrated all different kinds of families. The message was that no matter what, love is what makes a family a family.<p>They showed families with two dads:<p>And families with parents of different races:<p>The title of the …