Sponsored Content




Intermarkets' Privacy Policy
Support


Donate to Ace of Spades HQ!



Recent Entries
Absent Friends
westminsterdogshow 2023
Ann Wilson(Empire1) 2022
Dave In Texas 2022
Jesse in D.C. 2022
OregonMuse 2022
redc1c4 2021
Tami 2021
Chavez the Hugo 2020
Ibguy 2020
Rickl 2019
Joffen 2014
AoSHQ Writers Group
A site for members of the Horde to post their stories seeking beta readers, editing help, brainstorming, and story ideas. Also to share links to potential publishing outlets, writing help sites, and videos posting tips to get published. Contact OrangeEnt for info
Cutting The Cord And Email Security
Moron Meet-Ups





















Mid-Morning Art Thread | Main | PolitiLie Lies Again
June 03, 2022

The Morning Rant: Woke Corporations Aren’t Showing Their Rainbow Pride in the Middle East

Tuba - LGBT Pride month.JPG

Happy “Pride Month” everyone. You may have noticed that everything is suddenly rainbow-hued for the month of June. Pretty much every institution is demanding that you celebrate the rainbow of sexual lifestyles. Sorry, but the demand that I celebrate something – anything – is compelled speech, and I assertively reject compelled speech.

By the way, I have gay family members and a few good friends that are homosexual. I choose to celebrate them, their friendships, their talents, and even their loving relationships, but I do not celebrate their sexual orientation. Neither do I celebrate my being straight. No one should celebrate the fact that I’m attracted to women, although they certainly may celebrate how blessed I am to be married to Mrs. Throckmorton.

For those trying to keep their virtue signaling current, they’ve suddenly been put in a tough spot. If they haven’t already replaced the Ukraine flag with the rainbow flag in their social media avatars, I can only assume that they’re anti-LGBT bigots.


Rainbow flag or Ukraine flag.JPG

And now I’m going to get serious about something that is seriously offensive.

Woke corporations that drape themselves in the rainbow flag during the month of June throughout the western world - even altering their logos to be rainbow hued - are leaving their logos unchanged in the Middle East. They’ve done this for years, but I’ve noticed that more media outlets are calling them out on it this year. Good.

Here are some disturbing examples. Because I’ve always loved the auto industry, I am mainly going to pick on auto manufacturers, but there are hundreds of other examples in other industries.


Twitter Pride - VW.JPG


Twitter Pride - MB.JPG


Twitter Pride - BMW.JPG


This is a really bad look for HSBC, which rainbowed-up its logo throughout most of the world, but chose not to do so in the United Arab Emirates, where homosexuality is punishable by death.


Twitter Pride - HSBC.JPG

It would be less offensive if global companies just abstained from the whole June LGBT celebration if they’re going to simultaneously accommodate the laws and regulations of Middle Eastern countries that criminalize homosexuality.

By forgoing the rainbow in Middle Eastern countries only, it is clear that these companies endorse Middle Eastern countries’ anti-LGBT policies. Why is that acceptable to LGBT activists? It’s time for woke corporation to either put up or shut up.

(buck.throckmorton at protonmail dot com)

digg this
posted by Buck Throckmorton at 11:00 AM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Eric2: "I used to be a neocon. Then I noticed that neocons ..."

Mike Hammer, etc., etc.: "Meanwhile: "The ACLU blasted the Anti-Defamation ..."

Anonosaurus Wrecks, Abandon All Hope Ye Who Enter Here [/s] [/b] [/i]: "Joe Biden a miracle worker! Planned Parenthood ..."

Alberta Oil Peon: "who TF is this guy Posted by: Don Black at Decemb ..."

Count de Monet: "Kenneth Roth @KenRoth Given the modest Hamas pre ..."

mindful webworker - automatically z: "old chick: [i]Stuck On Stupid and I think he named ..."

Former Mass Resident: "So, which one of the presidential candidates is go ..."

Don Black: ">Kenneth Roth @KenRoth --- who TF is thi ..."

Catch Thirty-Thr33: "246 If something like Pearl Harbor happened today ..."

Anonosaurus Wrecks, Abandon All Hope Ye Who Enter Here [/s] [/b] [/i]: "Kenneth Roth @KenRoth Given the modest Hamas pre ..."

Lone Watie, Endeaver to Persevere!: "If something like Pearl Harbor happened today Amer ..."

Catch Thirty-Thr33: "260 More detail. In January 2022, James was cha ..."

Recent Entries
Search


Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64