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Chicago Gay Bars Pull Bud Light to Protest Anheuser-Busch’s Response to Mulvaney Backlash

Posted on AllSides May 11th, 2023
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Screenshot via @dylanmulvaney/Instagram, Rick Wilking/Reuters

Some Chicago gay bars have removed Anheuser-Busch products, including Bud Light, from their shelves to protest the company’s response to the backlash over its ad campaign with transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney.

Mark Robertson and Mike Sullivan, who own four gay bars on Chicago’s North Side, axed Bud Light and the Chicago-based brew Goose Island from their menus after Anheuser-Busch CEO Brendan Whitworth issued a clarifying statement on the Mulvaney fiasco that did not meet their standards, the Chicago Tribune reported. Robertson co-owns 2Bears Tavern, Jackhammer, The Sofo Tap and Meeting House Tavern in Chicago.

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