Home Depot underwrites Gay Pride events. Consider finding a new place to shop.

Home Depot underwrites Gay Pride events. Consider finding a new place to shop.

Many of us love our big-box home improvement stores.  But when retailers make it their business to engage in the cultural wars, it may be time to find a new place to purchase our supplies.  Such is the case with home improvement giant, Home Depot.

According to American Family Association (AFA), Home Depot has sponsored and participated in both the 2010 Southern Maine Pride Festival and the 2010 Boston Gay Pride parade. This is not the first year that Home Depot has been involved in sponsoring and promoting “gay pride” either.  Home Depot provided vehicles for use in these parades and had personnel wearing aprons with company identification working the parade route.  Their support for the promotion of the homosexual lifestyle was readily apparent.

Particularly distressing were the Home Depot booths that were set up to provide activities directed at children.  We’ve mentioned in the past that we have been tempted to post some youTube footage of gay pride parades and events, but we were unable to find anything that wasn’t obscene.  Obscene scenes and behavior is part and parcel of gay pride events.  We wonder about the wisdom of parents that would bring their children to gay pride events and are disgusted that Home Depot would want to cater to these misdirected parents by providing entertainment for their children.

The bottom line is this:

“Home Depot should be like a lot of Fortune 500 companies and simply remain neutral in the culture war — don’t give money, don’t give vehicles, don’t lend employee support to homosexual activities on Main Street USA.” (AFA Action Alert)

Perhaps if Home Depot’s bottom line is affected, they might re-evaluate their very public position of support for homosexual behavior and lifestyle.

  • R.G. Neil
    Posted at 17:36h, 29 June

    I canceled my Home Depot credit card and now go to Lowe’s….

  • Bob Bush
    Posted at 08:18h, 01 July

    same here

  • Ian Sherwood
    Posted at 17:26h, 05 July

    I will stick to Home Depot. Support Diversity.

  • Jey-Rome
    Posted at 08:29h, 09 July

    Very good to know-I will conscientiously stop buying there & will write an email to the company letting them know how they have been misguided.

  • J.R. Lara
    Posted at 10:23h, 09 July

    I will shop at Lowe’s or other smaller hardware stores in area.

  • Randy
    Posted at 15:29h, 14 July

    WOW! Bye-Bye Home Depot

  • Deborah
    Posted at 17:10h, 25 July

    Freedom in America ALLOWS individuals permission to engage in diverse activities, lifestyles, and hold opposing values. We should be grateful for that freedom. However, with Freedom comes responsibility and consequences. I have no fear of homosexuals, but the behavior is a destructive choice that tears at the fabric of our country. Allowing people with different values to work for you, and parading, celebrating and promoting damning behavior is participating in our ruin. I will pay more or go without before supporting this agenda

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