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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.”

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22 Comments

  • Elloreigh

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

  • Harley

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

  • Spike

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

  • Dwayne420

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

  • iMort

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • DShucking

    Stay classy, queens.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • DShucking

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

  • Spike

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

  • DShucking

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

  • jwrappaport

    Kiss-ins are so much edgier. Not impressed.

  • jckfmsincty

    Eat More Beef

  • 2eo

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

  • disneyvillain

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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • jjvwv

    “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. ”

    First, whoever wrote this has no idea what chicken is supposed to taste like.
    Second, the revisionist history is showing. The “company” never gave any money to support traditional marriage. The owner did. His own money. It was never company money.

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