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Parents of Gender Non-Conforming Children Speak Out For Tolerance

KRXQ Sacramento Remaining Sponsors List: The Not-Yet-Nice list

Originally titled “the Naughtly List,” this list has bee changed to the “not  yet nice” list. Though we suspect we’ll have an apology before we get every sponsor to see reason.

If people could leave comments here on this post we will move sponsors from this list to the nice list as they retract their support. If people were to post any changes of status as comments on this post, we’ll roll the changes into the lists, saving everyone lots of time and effort.

For every sponsor on the not-yet-nice list, please remember to thank a sponsor from the nice list.

KRXQ Remaining Sponsors List (not yet nice)

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Feel free to cut and paste the URL above anywhere you want; it will stay fresher than any other list you might cut and paste around.

JARED JEWELERS (of Sterling Jewelers Inc., of Signet Jewelers)
David Bouffard, Consumer and trade media 1 330 668 5369
dbouffard@jewels.com

PURINA
Keith Schopp, Public Relations 314-982-2577
kschopp@purina.com

Patrick Dugan, McNeil Wilson Communications (808) 539-3411
pdugan@mcneilwilson.com

FLEX YOUR POWER
info@fypower.org

PEP BOYS
Alexandra Spooner, Communications Manager
mediarelations@pepboys.comRay Arthur, Chief Financial Officer
investorrelations@pepboys.com
GRIFFIN & REED EYECARE:
nfo@LASIKworld.comi

PRO CITY MORTGAGE:
procity@procitymortgage.com

Here are some sample letters to advertisers that you can personalize:

Institution sample:


Please pull your advertising from KRXQ Radio in Sacramento.

I listened to KRXQ Radio’s segment about trans-gender boys.  I can’t imagine anything more cowardly than two grown men advocating violence against children.

Obviously the disk jockeys have the right to their opinions, and the right to voice them.  But framing Rob and Arnie’s rant as a First Amendment issue is disingenuous.  As a station they are responsible for the ignorance and hatred they promote.  People–children–get killed over these issues.  There’s more to free speech than the right to mouth off, and more to life than ratings.

Intentionally or otherwise, your continuing advertisements on KRXQ Radio indicate your support of Rob and Arnie’s positions.  I find this totally inconsistent with your mission as a hospital, and ask you to rethink your sponsorship of KRXQ.

Sincerely,
Armando Wilson


Retailer Sample:

Please pull your advertising from KRXQ Radio in Sacramento.

I listened to KRXQ Radio’s segment about trans-gender boys.  I can’t imagine anything more cowardly than two grown men advocating violence against children.

Obviously the disk jockeys have the right to their opinions, and the right to voice them.  But framing Rob and Arnie’s rant as a First Amendment issue is disingenuous.  As a station they are responsible for the ignorance and hatred they promote.  People–children–get killed over these issues.  There’s more to free speech than the right to mouth off, and more to life than ratings.

Intentionally or otherwise, your continuing advertisements on KRXQ Radio indicate your support of Rob and Arnie’s positions.  I will purchase none of your products until such time as you pull your advertising, or the radio station makes a public apology for their comments.

Which is really too bad, as Dr. Pepper has always been my favorite soda.

Sincerely,
Armando Wilson

Advertisements

Filed under: Calls to Action

8 Responses

  1. Allison Sinclair says:

    In regards to the following sponsors it would be in their better interests to pull their commercial segments from a radio station that promotes ignorance, hate and bigotry. If these companies consider to continue to utilize this radio station, I would urge the public to boycott their products and services until the situation has been resolved.

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  3. […] you’re with us, do something. Contact a sponsor on the naughty list or the nice list. Praise the nice; spank the naughty. Contact the FCC or the radio station. Support […]

  4. telesilla says:

    Guitar Center — there’s a contact form on their site here — http://www.guitarcenter.com/GC—Contact-Us-Landing-g10075t0.gc

    Red Bull — email sent to Ellie Applen bounces. There’s no contact email listed on the site, but there is a contact form here — http://www.redbullusa.com/en/CompanyPage.Contact/htmlCompanyPage.action

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  6. Please correct the email address for GRIFFIN & REED EYECARE. My guess is that it should really be:

    info@LASIKworld.com

  7. Angelo says:

    PERFECT TIMING. I just opened a social network site exactly for this reason. It is time that we all unite for LGBT protection. And this is proof that there is power in uniting, since once the complaints started pulling in, then the sponsors started pulling out and now they are being forced to listen.

    I will immediately post a link to this site, but since the network is so young can anyone (or as many of you) come join the network and post about the urgency of this issue.

    http://www.civilrights2.lgbt.com

    Angelo

  8. pat says:

    I wrote red bull, received a call from a woman named Anna, who wanted to re-assure me they do not advertise on that station (I see red bull isn’t listed anymore, so perhaps others have found this out already).

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