Latino Voices. Real Life. Just Guys director Lew Alessio acknowledged that his organization distributed the flags at the southern Maine festival. Robert Steinback. Home Depot denies the allegations made in the lawsuit.
Home Depot has stood up for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in the past.
Home Depot spokesman Stephen Holmes told Hatewatch that AFA representatives approached the company in early July, demanding that it end all sponsorships of gay-pride events. The flags, Hatewatch has learnedwere distributed by an Augusta, Maine, group called Just Guys, which provides safe sex counseling, HIV testing, social support and other resources for gay men. Latino Voices. He alleges that he was targeted for termination and other harassment in October after his co-workers found out he was gay and after he registered his domestic partner to his insurance plan.