The family-owned company, founded in Atlanta inis one of the biggest fast-food chains in the USA and boasts about 2, outlets across North America. Campaign continues The Oracle said: "We always look to introduce new concepts for our customers, however, we have decided on this occasion that the right thing to do is to only allow Chick-Fil-A to trade with us tay the initial six-month pilot period, and not to extend the lease any further.
Reading Pride works for the community in Reading and around reeading Thames Valley.
Inthe company's chairman sparked a US boycott when he said he opposed gay marriage. In over people participated.
SincePride has been a regular annual event at King's Meadow. Related Topics. Chick-fil-A said its donations were purely focused on youth and education.
We have never donated with the purpose of supporting a social or political agenda. Inthere was an increase of more than 10, visitors which raised Lkkn for a friend funds, to be used to provide support to a of local kinngdom and organisations such as BeYouGay Berkshire and Thames Valley Positive Support. Throughout the year the Reading Pride also supports other charitable and voluntary organisations within the community.
But the organisation said it would continue to campaign against the outlet until iingdom left. By staging an annual parade and festival the charity strives to raise awareness on issues affecting LGBTA persons.
The team also works to increase public awareness of other charitable and voluntary organisations in the local area that provide information, advice and support on a breadth of LGBTA issues. A spokeswoman for the centre said "the right thing to do" was to not extend the restaurant's lease beyond the "six-month pilot period".
History[ edit ] Reading Pride was formed in SinceReading Pride has added new attractions,  including live performance stages, a VIP area, alternative performance enclosures, "chill-out" areas, a Youth Zone and Karaoke. In the years since, the Reading Pride Parade has started from Civic Offices and the of people taking part in the parade has grown year kkingdom year.
Gay rights campaigners called for a boycott of Chick-fil-A, which opened its first branch at The Oracle shopping centre in Reading on 10 October.