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Gay Advertising’s Long March Out of the Closet Same-sex imagery is much older than you think

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. Tucked in the glossy pages of JCPenney’s…

June 16, 2013, 10:16 PM EDT

Smirnoff and Absolut Show Their Support for Gay Marriage on Facebook Vodka brands out in front on a historic day

As thousands of consumers changed their Facebook profile pictures to equals signs Tuesday in support of marriage equality—a topic the Supreme Court is considering this week—two vodka brands led the…

March 26, 2013, 9:47 PM EDT

Microsoft Commercial Reveals Company's Outlook on Gay Marriage New spot features lesbian wedding

First, Amazon treated gay marriage like it was no big whoop in its latest Kindle ad. And now this. Microsoft has juxtaposed becoming a professional stuntman with getting gay married…

March 18, 2013, 9:56 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Expedia Travel site endorses gay marriage in long-form spot about a father's journey to understand his daughter

Whatever the risks and rewards may be, more and more brands are openly coming out in favor of same-sex marriage—with the significant attendant media coverage surely being part of the…

October 3, 2012, 11:02 AM EDT

Ruffling the Wrong Feathers A lesson for corporate presidents from the Chick-fil-A debacle: Keep your beak shut

Well over two weeks after what seemed like an ordinary interview with a religious periodical, feathers are still flying over Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy’s comments in opposition of gay marriage.…

August 6, 2012, 6:23 AM EDT

Provocative 'Time' and 'Newsweek' Covers Are Newsstand Hits Controversial pics pay off for newsweeklies

Shock still sells, especially on the newsstand. According to MagNet’s industry insights, Time’s provocative “Are You Mom Enough?” issue—featuring a mother breastfeeding her 3-year-old boy—and Newsweek’s “The First Gay President,”…

May 18, 2012, 11:22 AM EDT

Twitter Erupts Over Obama Gay Marriage Interview 7,347 gay marriage-related tweets per minute at peak

Those who follow the social conversation on Twitter know that the site can go wild over the most mundane pieces of news; they also know that any true breaking news…

May 10, 2012, 1:57 PM EDT

ABC Bungles Obama Gay Marriage Scoop Reuters deputy social media editor catches ABC News URL leak

President Obama's announcement of his support for same-sex marriages this afternoon was touted as a major win for network TV, getting the scoop over cable and the noisy clamor of…

May 9, 2012, 4:04 PM EDT

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