Same-sex couples

Gay Marriage Opponents Act Like an Oppressed Minority in Catholic Group’s Ad

About halfway through this two-and-a-half-minute film from conservative nonprofit the Catholic Vote, its treacly, overly stylized message becomes clear. These Catholics are nervous about revealing their stance on same-sex marriage because they're (spoiler alert!) against it.

This Is Tiffany’s First Engagement Ad to Feature a Same-Sex Couple

Tiffany & Co. made headlines this weekend with a preview of its new campaign, featuring seven real-life couples who've all popped the question—including a same-sex couple.The real-life gay couple, a handsome New York City pair, are part of a push from the brand to show diverse love stories, a spokeswoman for the company explained to Elle. "Nowadays, the road to marriage is no longer linear, and true love can happen more than once with love stories coming in a variety of forms," said the spokeswoman. "The Tiffany engagement ring is the first sentence of the story that a couple will write together as they create a life that is deeply intimate and exceptional, which is the message we hope to convey through this campaign." 

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Gay Advertising’s Long March Out of the Closet

James Cash Penney, the son of a Baptist minister and founder of one of America’s enduring retail empires, probably rolled over in his grave.