Coachella’s owner Phil Anschutz actively funds anti-LGBTQ and climate denial groups

  • There’s something rotten at the heart of Coachella, and the values it appears to represent don’t exactly line up with its owner’s practices. 
  • According to recent reports, the festival’s owner, Philip Anschutz, has a history of funding anti-LGBTQ groups and climate denial strategy, in addition to having a record of anti-environmental scandals.
  • Anschutz has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to anti-gay organizations, such as the Alliance Defending Freedom, the National Christian Foundation and the Family Research Council. 
  • These groups, according to the Washington Post, are “aggressively working to chip away at the equal rights of LGBTQ Americans." 
  • Greenpeace has also specifically named Anschutz as a major financer of climate denial groups, alongside fossil fuel billionaires the Koch Brothers. Read more
  • Aries: *wears flower crowns and long, hippie shit*
  • Taurus: *takes it as an opportunity to boost their weed business*
  • Gemini: *pushes towards the stage with all their rage and strength*
  • Cancer: *cries when their icon comes to perform*
  • Leo: *jumps up and down and has fun to random music they don't know*
  • Virgo: *records their experience to make a video*
  • Libra: *somehow makes their way onto the stage and crowd surfs*
  • Scorpio: *is only there for one specific singer/band*
  • Sagittarius: *is already drunk after one minute of being there*
  • Capricorn: *is punching the person who just pushed their way to the front*
  • Aquarius: *is basically naked but doesn't give af because their 'music festival aesthetic outfit' is poppin'*
  • Pisces: *is having the time of their life and no one is ruining it*