AFA: Boycott Macy’s for Sponsoring Gay Pride ’Sex Parades’
The final week of Pride month kicked off with a good old fashioned boycott from the religious right Tuesday when anti-gay group American Family Association (AFA) launched a campaign against Macy’s department stores for their support of gay pride events across the country.
An announcement on AFA’s website titled "The shocking truth about Macy’s Department Stores," which has the hate group’s standard "sky is falling" language can be read below.
Let Macy’s know your family does not join in their celebration of sin.
Most American families don’t know about the contemptible role of Macy’s department stores in supporting "gay pride" throughout the nation.
The radical events and activities of a typical ’pride’ week-end are decadent and highly-sexualized. They are a disgrace to communities and certainly shouldn’t be financially supported by a retailer like Macy’s that claims to serve families.
Sex parades in many cities, among them New York City, Columbus, Phoenix, Cincinnati, San Francisco, Seattle and Kansas City, are supported by Macy’s sponsorship. In Orlando,Macy’s is the "presenting sponsor"of the parade.
The red star that has become Macy’s logo can often be seen floating as a balloon high above the marchers in these parades, and Macy’s employees march in the parade with signs and T-shirts that read "Pride and Joy." Yet some of their fellow parade participants are partially-clothed and engaged in simulated sex acts, even while children are present. Some floats and signs mock man/woman marriage in support of same-sex "marriage" while others outwardly mock sincerely held Christian faith.
More about Macy’s
Fired a Christian employee who refused to let a man use the women’s dressing room.
Holds in-store "pride" events
Is a huge supporter of the Human Rights Campaign
Offers an online same-sex wedding registry
Throughout the summer months and ’gay pride" season, Macy’s is making a different choice: to support the degradation of communities through events that are an insult to American families.
This is nothing to be proud of and Macy’s should know better. Their customers certainly do.
This isn’t the first time that Macy’s has come under fire from AFA. In November 2013, following a performance by the cast of the Broadway musical "Kinky Boots," at the retail giant’s signature Thanksgiving Day parade, AFA media watchdog group One Million Moms launched a letter writing campaign against the department store chain. In their call to action the moms took umbrage with Cyndi Lauper’s lyrics "Accept yourself and you’ll accept others too."
Thanks, AFA. The final week of Pride Month is off to a great start.
EDGE READERS - visit www.macys.com to pick out a fabulous outfit to wear to a pride "sex parade" sponsored by Macy’s in a town near you.
For a full list of Macy’s sponsored Pride parades and in-store events, click here.