Don’t Buy From Bigots

A list of companies who donated to pass Prop 8.

On Election Day November 4, 2008, the most highly contested ballot measure in California was Proposition 8. Entitled “Eliminates the Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry”, the purpose of Proposition 8 was to amend the state constitution to remove the constitutional right of gays and lesbians to marry.

Proponents of Prop 8 waged a successful campaign to strip lesbian and gay citizens of their civil rights aided in large part to the nearly $40 million they raised. Many of these donations came from businesses throughout California and across the country.

These businesses have the right to support whatever ballot measures they want, but fair-minded citizens of all sexual orientations also have the right to take their money elsewhere and not patronize businesses that support bigotry. This site is not a witch-hunt but is a tool intended to help people make informed decisions when they shop for products and services. This site hopes to overcome some of the limitations of existing Prop 8 donor databases on the web and in time hopes to become a useful repository of all companies in the U.S. with anti-gay policies.