Earlier in the month, I wrote to Ford Motor Company about their publicized decision to pull advertising from the gay media (apparently, a misrepresentation from the American Family Association). Here is the reply (note, they confirmed advertising would remain).
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Friday, December 23, 2005 12:19 PM
Subject: Thank You for Contacting Ford Motor Company
Thank you for writing.
At Ford we value diversity among all of our constituents and pride ourselves on strong and clear values â€“ respect for our customers, communities, employees, suppliers and dealers; acceptance of our differences; inclusion of different people with different perspectives; and integrity to always do the right thing. We value all people â€“ regardless of their race, religion, gender, sexual orientation and cultural or physical differences. This is a strong commitment we intend to carry forward with no exception. We are pleased to clear up any misperceptions and get back to doing what we do best – building the best cars and trucks in America.
Thank you again for contacting Ford.
Customer Relationship Center
Ford Motor Company