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Chick Fil-A Vandalized With Pro-Gay Graffiti

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An unknown vandal figured out how to work an antigay slur into a pro-gay graffiti message on a Chick fil-A in Tennessee.

Nashville’s WKRN-TV is reporting that Chick-fil-A, everyone’s favorite purveyor of fast food chicken sandwiches and numerous  instances of homophobia, has been tagged with a message meant to inform the surrounding community that “God loves fags and chicken!”

Um…thanks, we think?

Though Chick-fil-A has been trying to clean up its act as of late, the company’s homophobic reputation still lingers like the sugary aftertaste of one of their awful sandwiches. This incident proves that it’s going to be a long road forward for them, though the franchise will not press charges and police aren’t investigating the act.

Gay activists have targeted Chick-fil-A with vandalism before, but Tennessee Equality Project Executive Director Chris Sanders was careful to condemn the act and the culprit. “We understand why people get angry about things in the news, things that happen and things that effect equality,” he told WKRN, “but there are very productive peaceful ways of dealing with them we think.”

By:           Rob Smith
On:           Jan 15, 2014
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  • 21 Comments
    • Elloreigh
      Elloreigh

      This kind of action only hurts our cause, making us look like thugs.

      Jan 15, 2014 at 3:05 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Harley
      Harley

      @Elloreigh: Agree. I would much rather they go bankrupt as a business due to their bankrupt religious philosophy. Vandalism is never okay.

      Jan 15, 2014 at 3:15 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Spike
      Spike

      Very retro – ACT UP . . . and appropriate. Playing nice with these corporate haters will accomplish nothing. Sometimes ‘thug’ mentality is what it takes.

      Jan 15, 2014 at 3:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dwayne420
      Dwayne420

      Agree this is just wrong and hope the ones responsible are prosecuted. We won’t get anywhere acting like the Gay Mafia

      Jan 15, 2014 at 3:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • iMort
      iMort

      There’s plenty of room for militant type people on one end of the spectrum to the more passive on the other end!

      Jan 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • robirob
      robirob

      It wouldn’t surprise me if this was a set up to rile the homophobes up for another support showing in favor of the company.

      Jan 15, 2014 at 4:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • WayDifferent
      WayDifferent

      But if there were anti-gay graffiti sprayed on the infamous bath house (that still only has an address plate in the year 2014), there would be a march the next day.

      Jan 15, 2014 at 4:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Caleb in SC
      Caleb in SC

      How about a different take on the issue? It was actually done by anti-gay activists, who want to discredit the LGBT community. I don’t think that many LGBT people would use the word “fags” to further their cause.

      Regardless, I’m sure surveillance cameras will catch the perps.

      Jan 15, 2014 at 4:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DShucking
      DShucking

      Stay classy, queens.

      Jan 15, 2014 at 4:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DShucking
      DShucking

      @Caleb in SC: Yes, gay people do use the word fag to promote their cause. The phrase they use here is in direct reference to the WBC. There’s even a website godlovesfags.com.

      Jan 15, 2014 at 5:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tchuy03
      tchuy03

      This is Petty and useless. Chick Fillet is not anti gay, all the CEO said was that he did not agree with Gay Marriage. Chick Fillet employs hundreds of gay people. Poll your families & Friends, and there will be one that does not agree with Gay Marriage. We as a community cannot be this close minded and use the tactics that were bestowed on us.

      Jan 15, 2014 at 5:12 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DShucking
      DShucking

      @tchuy03: He is donating to anti-gay organizations. You should know what you’re talking about before you speak.

      Jan 15, 2014 at 5:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Spike
      Spike

      @Dwayne420: The gay mafia would have used purple spray paint, and glitter, and balloons, and would have incorporated penguins, and Tom Daley.

      Jan 15, 2014 at 5:45 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DShucking
      DShucking

      @Spike: I’m gonna give him a blow job he can’t refuse.

      Jan 15, 2014 at 8:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jwrappaport
      jwrappaport

      Kiss-ins are so much edgier. Not impressed.

      Jan 15, 2014 at 9:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jckfmsincty
      jckfmsincty

      Eat More Beef

      Jan 15, 2014 at 11:56 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 2eo
      2eo

      Something about this does not fit. I’m calling provocateur action, it’s quite obvious really.

      Jan 16, 2014 at 4:09 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • disneyvillain
      disneyvillain

      Chow down at chick-a-fil even if you’re gay.

      Jan 16, 2014 at 8:08 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      @tchuy03: said… “This is Petty and useless. Chick Fillet is not anti gay, all the CEO said was that he did not agree with Gay Marriage. Chick Fillet employs hundreds of gay people.”
      ______________________________________

      It’s always funny when the right wing trolls come in and try to lie. It’s as if they think that none of us have been paying attention.

      1. Chick Fil Et not only donated to, but shared it’s corporate office space with an anti-gay organization. More than one of the organizations it donated to was helping to fund the Uganda “Kill the Gays” bill.

      In addition to being anti-gay, Chick Fil Et has also been accused of firing women when they get pregnant so they can be “Home with their babies” etc…

      So nice try.

      Jan 16, 2014 at 9:28 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Doris Fontaine
      Doris Fontaine

      like Eleanor responded I am startled that a mother able to get paid $4297 in four weeks on the computer. did you look at this webpage… http://gg.gg/z5ys

      Jan 16, 2014 at 9:39 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tdx3fan
      tdx3fan

      I disagree about this hurting the cause. Sociological theory would allude to more radical practices bringing attention to the cause and making more moderate efforts more mainstream.

      Jan 17, 2014 at 1:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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