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Joseph
- 2749 days ago - worldwidehippies.com
Lady Gaga Ends Target Partnership, Reportedly Over LGBT Stance | "Born This Way" is Lady Gaga's minority and gay rights anthem, and as such, she's decided not to partner with a chain retailer known for its donations to anti-gay rights pol



   

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Carol H (229)
Wednesday March 9, 2011, 10:47 am
good for her! thanks Joseph, noted
 

Dana W (9)
Wednesday March 9, 2011, 5:06 pm
Whether I agree with her or not, I admire Lady Gaga for sticking by a political stance even though it will impact her profits.
 

Tiffany L (0)
Thursday March 10, 2011, 7:20 am
Given the good treatment Target gives its LGBT employees, I am shocked that they have supported people like that in the past. Good on her, I say.
 

Sarah Z (10)
Thursday March 10, 2011, 10:28 am
Thank you
 

Ian Donelson (149)
Thursday March 10, 2011, 11:46 am
First real stance in the music industry. But it's only a move based on her definition as being gay. What about Wal-Mart who economically exploit people? Can't back off of that because she isn't defined as poor. People are only as good as their definitions allow them to be. "Can't open that box, because I'm in this one"
 

Helle H (21)
Thursday March 10, 2011, 12:40 pm
Noted
 

Sheila D (28)
Thursday March 10, 2011, 12:40 pm
You go girl! I have stopped going to Target since hearing about their donations to anti-gay politicians. Can't understand why more people don't know about this and take action. Maybe now that Lady Gaga has gone public, more will be aware and boycott the store. As for the comment on Wal-Mart (Ian Donelson), I don't go there, either, because they (mostly) treat their employees like crap. Even if I have to spend a little more, it's not worth it to give them any of my money.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday March 10, 2011, 12:58 pm
As long as I don't have to listen to her.
 

Robert B (60)
Thursday March 10, 2011, 1:15 pm
Its about time we started standing up to big corporations.
 

patricia lasek (317)
Thursday March 10, 2011, 1:30 pm
At least she spoke up.
 

donald Baumgartner (6)
Thursday March 10, 2011, 1:35 pm
YOU GO GIRL!!
 

Lisa Neste (207)
Thursday March 10, 2011, 1:47 pm
Go GaGa!!!
 

Dotti L (85)
Thursday March 10, 2011, 2:25 pm
I am with you, John S. Don't really care for her kind of entertainment. But great that she spoke up for the GLBT community.
 

Janis B (7)
Thursday March 10, 2011, 2:52 pm
She puts her money where her mouth is, good for her.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday March 10, 2011, 3:02 pm
GoGo GaGa!
 

Linda B (71)
Thursday March 10, 2011, 5:24 pm
I like her. She stands up for something - then sticks to it. Although I'm still bothered by the 'meat dress'; but overall, she seems like a caring person.
 

William Y (54)
Thursday March 10, 2011, 9:41 pm
noted
 

Romila Lal (9)
Thursday March 10, 2011, 9:59 pm
Since Lady Gaga wear meat dress I am not in her fan list.
 

Mac R (289)
Friday March 11, 2011, 12:19 am
The meat dress was a political statement against the meat industry, people!

Ian Donelson, what's your deal??? This involves Target and Gaga's deal, and she stuck to her principles even though she stands to lose a lot of money. I say that is something worth applauding! So why would you condemn her for not attacking Wal Mart when Wal Mart was never a part of this discussion or any discussion anywhere about this Target deal? Why do you put her down for not engaging a completely seperate issue that no one even brought up? That is really unfair and completely unjustified of you, imho. Why not attack her for not going after Bank of America? BP? The gas fracking companies? I mean, really, what you said is like saying Michael Moore is slacking because he only went after the healthcare industry, the auto industry and others but he didn't go after the oil industry so he's a fraud. Don't be so hugely unfair, harsh and judgmental of people who ARE trying to principled things!
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday March 11, 2011, 2:56 pm
Well done, Lady Gaga!
 

James h (7)
Sunday March 13, 2011, 11:12 am
ignorant is as ignorant does. that's what happens when your clitoris is larger than your brain.
 

jane richmond (10)
Thursday June 2, 2011, 6:08 am
At least we know where she stands.
 
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