Walmart’s transgender bathroom policy starts to get noticed as Target boycott blows past one million

[sharenow]

Want more hot BPR News stories? Sign up for our morning news blast HERE

Perhaps hoping to avoid the firestorm of controversy competitor Target is experiencing over its pro-transgender “inclusivity” policy, Walmart is being tight-lipped about its stance on the issue.

There are at least 30 companies with transgender-friendly company policies, but few are experiencing the backlash that Target is seeing after the nation’s second largest retailer said transgender customers and employees can use whichever bathroom or fitting room they prefer.

In addition to more than 1 million people signing a petition saying they will boycott Target, the company has seen its stock prices plummet.

And Walmart does not appear to be in a rush to enter the fray.

The largest retailer in the United States did not respond to requests from AL.com about its policy toward transgender shoppers and employees, although the company did add transgender employees to its non-discrimination policy in 2011, according to the Huffington Post.

Western Journalism also tried to contact Walmart, but reported that the company’s corporate office was “unresponsive.”

Other companies have not been as shy to comment on their policy toward transgender folks.

“Starbucks, Hudson’s Bay Co. — parent company to Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue — and Barnes & Noble all told USA TODAY that employees and customers in their stores are welcome to use the bathroom of the gender they identify with,” AL.com reported.

Sign up for our morning news blast HERE

DONATE TO BIZPAC REVIEW

Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!

Success! Thank you for donating. Please share BPR content to help combat the lies.
[sharenow]
Tom Tillison

Comment

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.

PLEASE JOIN OUR NEW COMMENT SYSTEM! We love hearing from our readers and invite you to join us for feedback and great conversation. If you've commented with us before, we'll need you to re-input your email address for this. The public will not see it and we do not share it.

Latest Articles