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Diversity PSA Misses the Mark by Saying Two-Man Luge Is 'a Little Gay' Juvenile humor simply plays up stereotypes

Prepping for a two-man luge race looks like two dudes humping, says a new PSA from a Canadian equal rights group protesting Russia's anti-gay laws ahead of the 2014 Winter…

February 5, 2014, 12:17 PM EST

Coca-Cola Drops Gay Wedding From Irish Version of Heartwarming New Ad Brand cites country's lack of same-sex marriage

Coca-Cola took a bold step when it included a gay marriage in the anthem spot for its new global campaign, but now gay-rights advocates say the brand is already backing…

January 2, 2014, 12:31 PM EST

Digital Marketers Jump on DOMA Decision MasterCard and ABC Family quickly buy Twitter ads; others pounce as well

MasterCard and ABC Family quickly reacted to the Supreme Court's decision this morning to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act by purchasing Promoted Tweets around the #gaymarriage hashtag. Their efforts were not…

June 26, 2013, 11:42 AM EDT

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

Jason Collins Could Be Nike's New Star NBA player's historic coming-out could have big sponsorship implications

Athletes, celebrities, media & more show support for @jasoncollins34 announcement via Twitter: nba.com/wizards/twitte… — Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) April 29, 2013 Proud of @jasoncollins34. Don't suffocate who u r because of the ignorance…

April 29, 2013, 1:42 PM EDT

Expedia Travels to New Territory How the company's marriage equality spot wasn't aimed at the LGBT community

Earlier this month, Expedia launched “Find Your Understanding,” a 3:20-minute film about Artie Goldstein, a retired business owner who struggles to come to terms with his daughter’s decision to marry…

October 17, 2012, 6:13 AM EDT

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