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EDGE 10.0: The Decade in Boycotts

CORPORATE | By Steve Weinstein | Aug 5
EDGE has consistently been reporting on boycotts, both pro- and anti-LGBT. In this, its 10th year, it's worth looking back on the way boycotts have permeated EDGE's coverage.

Kim Kardashian Criticizes Beverly Hills Hotel Boycott

CORPORATE | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 24
Kim Kardashian may have gotten herself in hot water with her gay fans this week after she criticized the boycott on the Beverly Hills Hotel in a blog post Monday, saying the boycott aimed at the Sultan of Brunei would not hurt him financially.

Evangelical Group Joins One Million Moms’ Fight Against Satanic Snack Food

RELIGION | By Bobby McGuire | Apr 2
A Michigan-based Evangelical group defied the impossible by making One Million Moms appear rational with a boycott against Nabisco’s Honey Maid Graham Crackers.

Murdoch Twitter Rant: Boycott Guinness Over LGBT Support

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 17
Good old cranky Rupert Murdoch is no stranger to lashing out on Twitter and on Monday the media magnate voiced his disproval of Irish beer producer Guinness’ decision to pull out of NYC’s St. Pat’s Day Parade.

’House’ Actor Urges Vodka Boycott Over Putin’s Anti-Gay Views

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 21
British actor Hugh Laurie, know for his role as curmudgeon doctor Gregory House on Fox’s "House," took to Twitter this weekend to urge for a boycott against Russian vodkas due to President Vladimir Putin’s anti-gay views.

San Diego Woman Urges Boycott on Rose Parade Over Gay Wedding

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 27
A San Diego woman is calling for a boycott of the Rose Parade because two men from Los Angeles are scheduled to be married on a float called "Love is the Best Protection."

Johnny Weir Calls LGBT Activists ’Idiots’

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 3
Olympic skater Johnny Weir defends his anti-boycott stance concerning the 2014 Sochi Games, calling out ineffective activists, who he says will make it harder for LGBT Russians when the Olympics are over.

Gay Speed Skater Hopes to Be Out and Proud at Sochi Olympics

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 21
New Zealand speed skater Blake Skjellerup hopes to be the first openly gay athlete to compete at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, with a mission to support fellow gays.

LGBT Community Takes Issue With Chick-fil-A’s CEO’s ’Equality Award’

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 19
Anti-gay Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy has been honored with an equality award by the Urban League of Greater Atlanta.

Pro-Gay Groups Pressure Marriott for Hosting Ex-Gay Conference

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 4
Two pro-gay groups are putting pressure on the Marriott hotel line for their decision to host an ex-gay therapy conference for the National Association of Research and Therapy of Homosexuality’s (NARTH) at in Phoenix next August.

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