As predicted here, the court of public opinion prevailed once again. Yesterday Ford announced it would resume advertising in gay friendly publications. The decision may not gibe with the company’s initial explanation for pulling the ads — marketing budget cutbacks — and its denial that pressure from conservative Christian (and anti-Gay) groups swayed the company.
Nonetheless, Ford had the Forditude to reverse itself to make the correct decision. Our hat goes off to them…at least in this chaptrer. (Now if only other authoritative figures could learn the benefits of a full and genuine mea culpa.)