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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.

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.

January 10 2013 6:32 PM

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.

December 26 2012 4:00 AM

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."

October 31 2012 3:48 PM

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.

October 26 2012 7:49 PM

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.

October 17 2012 5:06 PM