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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.

Access Denied: Denver Flyers Won't Yet 'Eat Mor Chikin'

A proposed Chick-fil-A franchise in Denver International Airport has been put on hold as City Council members raise concerns about the company's antigay positions.

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

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?

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

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?

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

Emory U Gives Chick-fil-A The Boot

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's Questionable Giving Isn't Over

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

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

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's Speaker Seeks Vote on 'Kill The Gays' Bill

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

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

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.