Tag Archives: Barilla

Guido Barilla Meets Gay Italian Orgs

The latest development: Barilla met Arcigay, Arcilesbica, Famiglie Arcobaleno, Gaynet and Equality Italia associations at the Regione Emilia-Romagna headquarters, where former Arcigay president and now regional councillor Franco Grillini has his office. Grillini told Gay Star News: “We spoke about the company’s policies and about the impact on the LGBT community worldwide. Mr Barilla apologized once again and told us ...

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Lewis Black Vs Guido Barilla

(Tipped by JMG reader Lorelei)

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Pastamore

Clip by Mister Chase, whose music videos have appeared here several times. Sponsored by the hook-up app Mister.  Mildly not work-friendly due to a bare butt.

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Bertolli Zings Barilla

Unlike the Garafalo ad we saw yesterday, this one is real. Via AdWeek: Barilla is struggling enough this week without its competitors piling on. But Bertolli doesn’t care. Seizing on comments made by Barilla’s chairman about how the company would never put gay couples in its advertising, Bertolli Germany quickly posted pro-gay imagery in its social feeds, happily taking advantage ...

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Quote Of The Day – Guido Barilla

“Yesterday I apologized for offending many people around the world. Today I am repeating that apology. Through my entire life I have always respected every person I’ve met, including gays and their families, without any distinction. I’ve never discriminated against anyone. I have heard the countless reactions around the world to my words, which have depressed and saddened me. It ...

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Gays Are Bullying Barilla

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Petition Of The Day

The petition was launched by “the Italian mother” of GLAAD vice president Rich Ferraro.

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US Division Of Barilla Apologizes

In case you missed it yesterday, here’s the back story.

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Pasta Rival Zings Barilla [UPDATED]

Translation via Reddit: “To us, it doesn’t matter with whom you do it, it only matters that you do it al dente.” (Tipped by JMG reader Jake) UPDATE: Garofalo is denying having made the image. 

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Barilla Doesn’t Want Gay Customers

The Italy-based Barilla pasta company has made it clear that they don’t want gay customers. Guido Barilla, whose firm has almost half the Italian pasta market and a quarter of that in the US, told Italy’s La Zanzara radio show last night: “I would never do an advert with a homosexual family…if the gays don’t like it they can go ...

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