LGBTQ groups and activists are offering only faint praise for Chick-fil-A’s decision to halt funding for two faith-based groups, saying the company has to do much more to win their support.
“Chick-fil-A Still Isn’t LGBTQ-Friendly, Despite Pledge on Donations,” read a headline on the website of The Advocate, a major gay news outlet. The Chick-fil-A Foundation on Monday announced a new donation strategy it says will “provide additional clarity and impact with the causes it supports.” Beginning in 2020, the Chick-fil-A Foundation will support Junior Achievement, Covenant House International and local food banks. Covenant House International is a Christian organization. Chief Operating Officer Tim Tassopoulos told Bisnow.com that the Foundation would stop funding the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Salvation Army. Chick-fil-A’s ties to the two organizations were at the heart of controversies in Buffalo and San Antonio, […]