The term I'm hearing is "rainbow capitalism," implying that it's a marketing ploy to gain market share. They don't care--corporations don't often have feelings--they just want to get more people to buy their product.cooper wrote: Thu May 25, 2023 1:55 pm They stumbled into briefly doing the right thing here, so they can have a tip of the hat from me. But that's all.
We kind of need a lot more than this. We all need to be working hard to protect our neighbors when they're singled out. Right now it's our LGBTQ+ and especially trans friends that need us. We can't count on corporations to lead the way. That's not what they do.
Target is coming under scrutiny from bigots for having Pride displays, and from the LGBTQ+ community for moving or pulling those displays based on a couple of complaints from vocal bigots, with the latter heat saying that Target folding is proof that it was only about profit motive in the first place.
I get that the first commandment of a business is to bring in profits to self-perpetuate, but sheesh.