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It’s been over two weeks since it was first reported that Nivea had been dropped by its long-time ad agency following accusations of homophobia and the firestorm surrounding the global skincare brand is only growing hotter. Quick recap: According to Ad Age, it all started when the brand rejected an image the ad agency pitched depicting two men’s hands touching. In a call with agency creatives, a rep from Nivea allegedly said, “We don’t do gay at Nivea,” unaware that one of...
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Chicago high school same-sex couple Kendall Anderson and Peder Sevig allege that the cashier of the Big Boy Gyros restaurant kicked them out for hugging. Anderson said that when he hugged Sevig, the cashier said, “We can’t have two guys hugging in here.” Anderson told Chicago’s CBS News affiliate, “And then said something to the effect of, ‘If it was a guy and a girl it would be OK, but we can’t allow two boys.’” When the couple and their...
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Donald Trump has been damaging his own brand with his bigoted, xenophobic, gaffe and scandal plagued presidential campaign, and the fallout is starting to spread to those who have unwisely hitched their wagon to his falling star. Eric Trump, son of Donald Trump, toured the D. G. Yuengling & Son’s brewery in Pottsville, Pennsylvania on Monday, meeting with owner Richard “Dick” Yuengling. “This is an amazing American success story,” Trump said during a brief news conference at the brewery, Reading Eagle...
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North Carolina's new anti-LGBT law leads the young stars to boycott the state. Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas are arguably the youngest superstars to add their names to the growing list of performers boycotting North Carolina in the wake of the passage of House Bill 2. The musicians, currently headlining the Honda Civic Tour: Future Now, Monday announced the cancellation of shows planned for Raleigh and Charlotte in June and July. Lovato and Jonas have long been supporters of LGBT rights, with...

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