Monday, December 12, 2005

Gay Execs Sell Jags; GayWheels, Ford = Friendly

Jeez, the sacrifices our gay executive directors make when it comes to giving up something to bring about social change. Some of them will soon be selling their luxury vehicles to help the movement, all because things aren't going so well lately for gays and the Ford Motor Corporation.

Getting rid of their Jags may crimp the fortunate leaders' style for a short time--until they can get to the nearest BMW or Hummer dealership!

Imagine the hardship if these folks had to ride a bike or use public transit, to help the planet and the movement.

Or if they lifted a finger to help queers murdered in Jamaica or executed in Iran or trying to march in the streets of Poland.

From the Blade blog tonight, on the meeting in Washington between gay leaders and Ford:

"This means I have to sell my Land Rover," [Neil Giuliano, president of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation] added, noting that he expected a significant number of other lesbians and gay men who own Land Rovers or Jaguars to do the same. Giuliano said he had purchased the Land Rover because of Ford's decision to advertise the brand in the gay media.

At the same time, the people at, a site helping gays purchase cars, rate Ford, Jaguar and Land Rover as gay-friendly automakers.

When you click on one of the names at the link, helps you get a free price quote.

Gay liberation hobbles forward in many strange ways.

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