Nike releases statement on Manny Pacquiao, who clarifies his position about gay marriage May 17th, 2012 by Cyd Zeigler jr.. On Wednesday the Courage Campaign asked Nike to end their relationship wit…


Nike releases statement on Manny Pacquiao, who clarifies his position about gay marriage

On Wednesday the Courage Campaign asked Nike to end their relationship with Manny Pacquiao after the boxer made statements against same-sex marriage. Nike spokeswoman Mary Remuzzi told Outsports:

Any recent remarks made by Manny Pacquiao reflect his personal views. Nike is strongly opposed to discrimination of any kind and has a long history of supporting and standing up for the rights of GLBT individuals.

Pacquiao has also clarified his statements, telling the Los Angeles Times he never condemned gay people:

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Comment by Val Soliman on May 17, 2012 at 8:47pm

A lot of writers out there needs to learn responsible writing. 

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