Lightly edited from a statement by the American Family Association and sent to Macy's chairman, Terry J. Lundgren, and other key executives:
Macy's is a proud sponsor of multiple gay pride parades. The radical events and activities of a typical 'pride' week-end are decadent and highly-sexualized. They are a disgrace to communities and certainly shouldn't be financially supported by a retailer like Macy's that claims to serve families.
Sex parades in many cities, among them New York City, Columbus, Phoenix, Cincinnati, San Francisco, Seattle and Kansas City, are supported by Macy's sponsorship. In Orlando, Macy's is the "presenting sponsor" of the parade.
The red star that has become Macy's logo can often be seen floating as a balloon high above the marchers in these parades, and Macy's employees march in the parade with signs and T-shirts that read "Pride and Joy." Yet some of their fellow parade participants are partially-clothed and engaged in simulated sex acts, even while children are present. Some floats and signs mock man/woman marriage in support of same sex "marriage" while others outwardly mock sincerely held Christian faith.
Stop sponsoring decadence and wantonness on America's streets.