a new place to shop

As if the religious right weren’t apoplectic enough after last week’s Supreme Court decision legalizing private consensual sodomy, I can’t wait to see their reaction to the announcement that that bastion of rural couture and puritanism, Wal-Mart, announced yesterday that it has added sexual orientation to its corporate antidiscrimination policy.

With this formal change to Wal-Mart’s policy, nine of the ten largest Fortune 500 companies now bar discrimination against gay and lesbian employees; the tenth, Exxon Mobil Corporation, revoked the nondiscrimination policy and domestic partner benefits already in place at Mobil when the latter was acquired by Exxon in 1999.

One thought on “a new place to shop

Comments are closed.