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Target Moves LGBT Displays after Conservative Boycott but Will Still 'Celebrate Pride Month'

Talia Wise : May 26, 2023

"The goal is to make 'pride' toxic for brands. If they decide to shove this garbage in our face, they should know that they'll pay a price. It won't be worth whatever they think they'll gain. First Bud Light and now Target. Our campaign is making progress. Let's keep it going." -Matt Walsh, Daily Wire-Tweet

[] A conservative firestorm has prompted major retailer Target to make changes to some of its blatant LGBTQ+ support just weeks before Pride month. Now Target is facing intense backlash from the other side too. (Screengrab image)

The Minneapolis retailer is facing criticism from the left for moving gay pride merchandise from the front to the back of the store. Some of those products include "tuck friendly" transgender-style swimsuits, LGBT-themed children's clothes, and a line of items that featured slogans like a "Live Laugh Lesbian" shirt, "cheers queers" glass, and "gender fluid" mugs.

Liberal supporters claim the corporation bowed to boycott warnings from conservatives.

"Target should put the products back on the shelves and ensure their Pride displays are visible on the floors, not pushed into the proverbial closet," stated Kelley Robinson, president of The Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBTQ+ activist group in the US.

"So disappointed in @target right now," one TikTok user wrote.

In a statement, the company claimed it made the move due to safety concerns for employees. (Screengrab image)

"Since introducing this year's collection, we've experienced threats impacting our team members' sense of safety and wellbeing while at work," Target stated. "Given these volatile circumstances, we are making adjustments to our plans."

Fox News first reported Target held an emergency meeting over its LGBT Pride displays to avoid a "Bud Light situation", referring to the plunge in sales of Bud Light after the brand made Dylan Mulvaney, a transgender influencer, its spokesperson.

Bud Light lost $5 billion in its stock value that week.

"We were given 36 hours, told to take all of our Pride stuff, the entire section, and move it into a section that's a third the size. From the front of the store to the back of the store, you can't have anything on mannequins and no large signage," a Target insider told Fox... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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