Not to disagree with what you've said, but JT's Stockroom (http://www.stockroom.com) is one exception that proves the rule. Their home page offers a link to their hetero site alongside a link to their homosexual site. Some businesses can and do cater to a specific segment of the market, sensitive or no.
Refuting local suspicions of malice Dell spokesman David Frink states:
and later says
Their plans to reduce employment can be found here:
Here are some highlights:
Dell has 82,200 permanent workers, including 18,000 in Central Texas, and 5,300 temporary workers worldwide. The layoffs are expected to affect both groups...
In its last large-scale layoffs, Dell cut more than 5,000 jobs in Austin after the high-tech bust in 2001.
...many of the layoffs could come in Central Texas, where Dell is headquartered. In a March 29 report to clients, Goldman Sachs analysts said Dell might reduce the work force at its test and assembly facilities in the U.S. and Malaysia.