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The embrace of the LGBTQ+ community by US companies has traditionally been a moment to showcase their commitment to diversity and inclusion. However, the landscape has shifted dramatically, with a divisive culture war over LGBTQ+ rights turning what was once a routine branding opportunity into a contentious battleground. Corporate America’s commitment to supporting the LGBTQ+ community seems to be shaking amidst the rise of the “woke” concept. Banks and other corporations are reducing financial backing for LGBTQ+ events and nonprofits due to concerns about conservative backlash, known as “Straight Flight”. Right-wing critics have targeted companies like Bud Light, Target, and Kohl’s for LGBTQ+-affiliated merchandise and marketing campaigns. These companies have faced substantial market value losses due to boycotts, while incidents of vandalism and threats have left employees feeling unsafe. Bud Light’s parent company, Anheuser-Busch InBev, has recently revealed a drop in sales costing over $1 Billion for its association with a transgender influencer. Political maneuvering, particularly in Republican-led states passing anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, has fueled these tensions. Bans on gender-affirming care and discussions of LGBTQ+ topics in schools have become rallying points for conservative activists, leading to a broader cultural clash. Despite the challenges, some companies, like Disney, are standing firm in their support of LGBTQ+ rights in one of the riskiest states in the country, Florida. However, overall, businesses in America are walking on eggshells while balancing social commitment with corporate goals.