Medjai saidWell, now I guess we know who is willing to go for the free publicity grab.
Or, he thinks enough of his social status, that he feels he has to step up for those who can't?
It's always about publicity. Free advertising, people know his business is gay friendly, etc.
There is no such thing as a truly selfless act. There is always something in it for the individual. Always.
Spoken like a true cynic.
Goldman may have feelings about gay people. He may have lost a gay friend; he may have a relative that received similar treatment. He may be taking a giant risk of losing some large clients. See. I can play this spin game as well.
Consider that his gesture is an inkblot. What others read into it tells much about their perceptions of others.
I've had people say to me what you said about him - I do volunteer palliative care. I'm an author.
I helped an elderly man who was being home invaded. I was all over the news. I wrote an article about it in the Vancouver Sun.
I was told I had ulterior motives by a few. I grinned and said it proved they knew nothing about me. Please consider this.