Barilla Pasta: The Gays Can Eat Someone Else’s Pasta (And we will!)

Will Kohler

Will Kohler is a noted LGBT historian, writer, blogger and owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist, Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced in notable media venues as MSNBC and BBC News, The Washington Post, The Advocate, The Daily Beast, Hollywood Reporter, Raw Story, and The Huffington Post

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  1. Well, I am beginning a non-starch, gluten free diet (The Glycemic Load Diet and the Virgin Diet) anyway. But, while you are boycotting Barilla, you should boycott Dominoes Pizza since the owner is notoriously anti-gay.

  2. Would the head of Barilla Pasta’s gadar go off on some retro ads?
    As everyone was buzzing about the Mad Men moment when Bob Benson brushed his knee against Petes, setting tongues wagging about Bob’s possible homosexuality, the real Mad Men of mid-century Madison Avenue produced some real ads with homoerotic subtext of their own. For a look at some unintentionally gay vintage ads take a peek http://wp.me/p2qifI-1rc

  1. November 4, 2013

    […] anti-gay remarks to a radio interviewer in September in Italy and commented afterwards that if the “gays didn’t like they could eat somebody else s pasta”.  Well we didn’t eat it and neither did our straight allies around the world.  Now with the […]

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