Dan Cathy
Find out the latest news about Dan Cathy, the antigay chief operating officer of Chick-fil-A. Dan Cathy's father and grandfather opened the first Chick-fil-A in 1967 in Atlanta. Forty-five years later, the company is one of the largest fast-food outfits in the country, with 1,608 restaurants, 61,000 employees, and $4 billion in sales last year. The fast-food company specializing in chicken has reported millions of dollars in donations to antigay groups including the Family Research Council, the Marriage and Family Foundation, and more.
Chick-fil-A's CEO Now Wiser on Marriage Equality Debate
March 17 2014 6:12 PM ET

Chick-fil-A's CEO Wiser on Marriage Equality Debate

Sunnivie Brydum

Dan Cathy says his opinions on marriage haven't changed, he's just learned to keep them to himself.

Which NBA Team Endorses Chick-fil-A?
November 22 2013 5:31 PM ET

Which NBA Team Endorses Chick-fil-A?

Daniel Reynolds

Chick-fil-A has formed a business partnership with a professional basketball team in Florida.

Civil Rights Group Honors Chick-fil-A CEO, Draws Ire
November 17 2013 1:38 PM ET

Civil Rights Group Honors Chick-fil-A CEO, Draws Ire

Trudy Ring

Dan Cathy, with his history of antigay statements and donations, was a controversial choice for the Urban League of Greater Atlanta's Community Empowerment Award.

Is Chick-fil-A President Shy About Being Antigay?
June 28 2013 3:17 PM ET

Is Chick-fil-A President Shy About Being Antigay?

Lucas Grindley

The president of Chick-fil-A once proudly declared his company opposed to marriage equality.

Emory U Gives Chick-fil-A The Boot
March 12 2013 3:07 PM ET

Emory U Gives Chick-fil-A The Boot

Michelle Garcia

Emory's school newspaper, The Emory Wheel, announces that the campus will no longer support a Chick-fil-A

Not So Fast: Chick-fil-A Hasn't Ended All Questionable Giving
January 28 2013 7:18 PM ET

Not So Fast: Chick-fil-A's Questionable Giving Isn't Over

Lucas Grindley

The fast food chain is highlighting the fact it stopped giving to a host of antigay groups. But some organizations remain that were considered questionable in the past.

The Chick-fil-A Coupon Strategy for Curing Homosexuality
January 10 2013 7:32 PM ET

The Chick-fil-A Coupon Strategy for Curing Homosexuality

Lucas Grindley

A satirical group calling itself the Chick-fil-A Foundation has for a while now been mocking the notion that being gay is a choice. But it's latest tactic has by far gotten the most attention.

Top 10 News Stories of 2012
December 26 2012 5:00 AM ET

Top 10 News Stories of 2012

Sunnivie Brydum

As far as the news cycle is concerned, 2012 was a banner year for LGBTs. From never-ending coverage of Chick-fil-A’s antigay ways to the president’s endorsement of marriage equality — and the collective conservative conniption that followed — these are the stories that topped our gaydar in 2012.

WATCH Uganda Parliament Speaker Pushes for Vote on Kill The Gays Bill
October 31 2012 3:48 PM ET

WATCH: Uganda's Speaker Seeks Vote on 'Kill The Gays' Bill

Sunnivie Brydum

Upon returning from an international conference, Uganda's Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kagada, called for a parliamentary vote on the country's "Anti-Homosexuality Bill."

Gay Controversy May Have Benefited Chick fil A
October 26 2012 7:49 PM ET

Gay Controversy May Have Benefited Chick-fil-A

Trudy Ring

The fast-food chain saw an increase in patronage in the third quarter, when the uproar over its antigay donations was at its height, a market research firm reports.

Mario Lopez Has Unexplained Chick-fil-A Cravings That Get Shamed on Twitter
October 17 2012 5:06 PM ET

Mario Lopez's Chick-fil-A Cravings Get Shamed on Twitter

Sunnivie Brydum

Mario Lopez caught the ire of gay activists when he tweeted about his craving for Chick-fil-A, which recently came under fire for its $5 million in donations to antigay groups.

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