Guest post by Matthew 7:1 from the Imaginary Gay Agenda:
“I’ve often been curious why the outrage of Christian fundamentalists seems to revolve around foodstuffs. From rainbow wrappers on Whoppers, to places that sell pickle-stained chicken sandwiches and support the crusades of hate in Africa, to pasta companies that alienate customers seemingly for no reason, to cake bakeries that refuse to sell actual cakes – We’ve seen a lot of fuss made related to food and advertising. Clearly this is one area that is easy for organized religion to target for the latest wave of faux outrage.I usually find it quite funny, but the latest in this seemingly never-ending quest for food outrage struck a nerve with me. When Doritos teamed up with the It Gets Better campaign to send the message that life does get better after the years of bullying one must undergo as a sort of sick rite of passage in schools, the Christian right came out of the antique woodwork once again to send the message to Dorito’s Frito-Lay company that it does NOT get better, and that LGBT people are a fringe population who don’t deserve to receive this kind of message.
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