The Georgia legislative session ended without passing a bill that would have legalized discrimination against the LGBT community. Much like Indiana and Arkansas, Georgia was considering a 'license to discriminate' bill. It had already passed the Georgia Senate, and was then tabled by the House Judiciary Committee.
"We want to stand with our family and our friends and the LGBT community in support of anyone and everyone who has ever been bullied," says Borders, who refers to Coca-Cola as one of the most inclusive brands.
During the second quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII, Coca-Cola premiered an ad featuring diverse families from around the country, including two gay dads roller-skating with their daughter.
Thomas DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller, has written an open letter to the major corporate sponsors of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, urging them to withhold their funding in the interest of human rights. The letter is co-signed by twenty others who reportedly "collectively manage over $327 billion in assets."