While the Walmart 1% sells out LGBTQ rights, Walmart cashes in on sales of books and films that are sympathetic to the LGBTQ community and/or aimed at LGBTQ consumers. For Pride month, we thought it might be fun to take note of some of the LGBTQ-oriented products available to Walmart’s online shoppers.
We’ve talked extensively about how Walmart and the Walton family have used their money to help influence the political process. But we’re only now beginning to understand the full extent of their agenda as it pertains to the rights of the LGBT community.
As we celebrate the LGBT community this month and the ongoing fight for LGBT equality, we’ll be bringing you a series of blog posts that illustrate the ways in which Walmart and the Walton Family have repeatedly proven themselves to be enemies of LGBT-equality. Today’s post will focus on Walmart’s failure to protect the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees.