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In recent months, protesters targeted businesses including the Los Angeles Dodgers, retailer Target and beer maker Anheuser-Busch for celebrating the LGBTQ+ community. While many companies rushed to embrace the queer community in recent years, in the face of intense backlash, they are now struggling to navigate the political and social divides. Meanwhile, gay rights advocates say now is the time for companies to take a strong stand against bigotry and hate. As Pride Month kicks off, we’ll talk about the recent surge of homophobic protests and how individuals and companies are responding.
Tom Temprano, managing director of external affairs, Equality California, an LGBTQ+ rights advocacy organization
Sister Unity, board member, Los Angeles Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Inc.
Leticia Miranda, U.S. retail & consumer columnist, Bloomberg Opinion