Tag Archives: Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines Offer Gay Pride Discount, Wingnuts Predictably Scream Favoritism

From Alaska Airlines: At Alaska, we have been longtime supporters of the LGBT community and remain committed to a more equitable society. We were elated when the State of Washington expressed the same commitment by legalizing marriage for everyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. To show our continued support we are encouraging the LGBT community to travel, not ...

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No More Prayer Cards On Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines is ending its 30-year practice of placing prayer cards on passengers’ meal trays. “This difficult decision was not made lightly,” Alaska Air Group CEO Bill Ayer and Alaska Airlines President Brad Tilden wrote in an email Wednesday to regular customers. “Some of you enjoy the cards and associate them with our service,” they wrote. “At the same time, ...

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Palin’s Church Endorses Ex-Gay Conference, PGLAG To Protest

Sarah Palin’s church has endorsed an “ex-gay” conference to take place in Anchorage this weekend and PFLAG plans to be there to protest and to demand that Palin reject the “ex-gay” movement. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) today condemned a so-called “ex-gay” conference scheduled for Saturday in Anchorage. Love Won Out, which claims to “cure” lesbian ...

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Wingnut Dumbassery, Vol. 23,987

Idaho JMG reader Allen sends us this bit of nonsense from Boise, in which the Idaho chapter of the American Family Association accuses Alaska Airlines of adding a “surcharge for being sexually normal” because their micro-site for LGBT travelers offers a 10% discount on flights to Puerto Vallarta and New York City. “If you’re an ordinary heterosexual, once again be ...

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