This article originally appeared on YourTango. In11 employees were fired for not displaying "normal heterosexual values," as was prescribed by an intra-company memo. When asked to pull ads from Saturday Night Live because it was deemed "immoral," Purina succumbed to the demand. Towering trees permit only rare glimpses of the top of a looming black building. Business Target recalls toddler unicorn boots whose horns pose a choking hazard. By the time Exxon acquired XTO inequal employement rights and benefits were increasinly taken for granted, and Houston had a lesbian mayor, Annise Parker. In two years, it was time to retire, and Allen was ready.
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Exxon Mobil rejects gay-discrimination ban during Dallas shareholders meeting
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