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On Wednesday, pasta company chairman Guido Barilla remarked that he would not depict "a homosexual family" in Barilla's advertisements because he "didn't agree with them."  Reaction on social networks and in the media was swift and harsh, with some calling for a boycott even after the world's largest pasta maker issued apologies. On Thursday the company wrote on Facebook: "At Barilla, ... [Read]

“Our family is a traditional family. If gays like our pasta and our advertisings, they will eat our pasta; if they don’t like that, they will eat someone else’s pasta. You can’t always please everyone not to displease anyone. I would not do a commercial with a homosexual family, not for lack of respect toward homosexuals – who have the ... [Read]