These Companies Promote Gay-Friendly Ideals

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Vote up the companies you consider the strongest LGBTQ+ allies

The gay friendly companies on this list that support the LGBTQ+ community should be recognized and commended. The LGBTQ+ rights movement has seen many ups and downs throughout its history. But thanks to the 2015 Supreme Court ruling allowing same sex marriage across the country, things are finally looking up. But that doesn't mean the battle is over. There are numerous charities and organizations fighting for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals across the world. And they're always in need of some extra support from LGBTQ+ friendly companies in mainstream media. That's why many very popular and widely used brands are creating specialty products or viral content to show their support for the LGBTQ+ community. Take a look at this list of the brands that support gay rights and see if your favorites made the list.

This list of LGBTQ+ friendly brands is full of a few surprises, along with some very creative ways of showing support. It includes clothing brands, snack makers, and even a beer company. Some ideas are flashy, some are subtle, and all are necessary. Take a look at this list of brands and vote for the ones you think are the strongest LGBTQ+ allies. 

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  • 1
    294 votes
    Ben & Jerry's
    Video: YouTube

    In honor of the SCOTUS decision to allow same sex marriage, Ben and Jerry's released "I Dough, I Dough," a temporarily renamed edition of their chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream.

  • 2
    229 votes
    Levi's
    Video: YouTube

    In 2014, Levi's released a pride-themed line to show their support for the LGBTQ+ community. The profits went to different pride organizations around the country.

  • 3
    187 votes

     

    Absolut partnered with Gilbert Baker, who created the pride rainbow flag, to create this limited-edition bottle.

  • 4
    343 votes
    Target
    Photo: Target

    Target used this ad to promote their gift registry, thereby showing their support for gay marriage. In addition, they began carrying "pride-centric" clothing in numerous locations.

  • 5
    182 votes
    Tide
    Video: YouTube

    In September 2015, Tide released a new commercial showing their support for marriage equality. It depicts two men heading to get married when they are stopped by a woman who says, "I won't let you blemish the sanctity of marriage!"

    We later see she is only talking about a stain, which she fixes with a Tide pen.

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    Doritos created a special, limited-edition bag of rainbow-colored chips to support the It Gets Better Project. The cool ranch-flavored snacks were not available in store, but you could get a bag by donating to the charity.