Barbecue truck’s playful usurping of acronym LGBTQ ignites social media backlash

Barbecue truck’s playful usurping of acronym LGBTQ ignites social media backlash
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[Ed. – See also ‘Black Lives Matter’ v ‘All Lives Matter.’]

Uh-oh, this could turn out to be the biggest T-shirt outrage since a reporter spotted at Bloomingdale’s a T-shirt that said, “Fake News.”

Bloomingdale’s caved just one day after the reporter posted her outrage on Twitter and said it was working to have the offensive shirt removed from all stores as quickly as possible.

But this — now this is controversial. A barbecue truck in Kentucky advertised a T-shirt, reading “I Support LGBTQ: Liberty, Guns, Bible, Trump, and BBQ,” on Facebook, and … ended up selling a lot of shirts.

Owner Jamie Smith says he has already sold out all of his shirts and has a back order for more, and posted the following in response to the backlash online. …

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