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It’s another bad week to be gay

Between Barilla pasta’s anti-gay jab, the IOC ignoring reality and a Russian activist’s death, times are still tough for LGBT community Sometimes it really does suck to be gay. In addition to the usual hard work – the recruiting of innocents, the destruction of the institution of marriage, compulsory brunch…

Barilla begs for forgiveness after CEO’s anti-gay remarks

Italian pasta maker Barilla fought boycott calls on Friday after its CEO said he would never use gay couples in commercials, prompting calls for Italy’s 1950s-style television ads to get with the times. The leading pasta company in Italy and a major exporter worldwide with a turnover last year of…

Head of Barilla pasta company: Gays can eat someone else’s pasta

Guido Barilla, president of the family-owned Barilla pasta company, said in a radio interview on Wednesday that his company only supports “the traditional family” and that LGBT people “can go eat someone else’s pasta.” According to John Aravosis at Americablog, Barilla has since backtracked on his remarks somewhat, but many…

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