Tag Archive | Advertising

Poland: State firms’ ad spend attacks gay rights, research shows

Poland: State firms’ ad spend attacks gay rights, research shows

(Reuters) – State companies in Poland have [increased] their spending on advertising via news magazines that attack gay rights, since the nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party came to power in 2015, market research data shows. In the run-up to a parliamentary elections expected in October, LGBT people’s rights have become a hot issue, with […]

Watch: ‘Fake’ Gay-Themed Taco Bell Advert Goes Viral

Watch: ‘Fake’ Gay-Themed Taco Bell Advert Goes Viral

A gay-themed advert for American food chain Taco Bell has gone viral recently, winning praise from the LGBT community, despite the video not having been commissioned by Taco Bell themselves. Last month, American creative agency The Melkin Bros, released an advert titled “Leaked Gay Taco Bell Commercial” onto YouTube. The video has since gained a […]

Gay Couple Featured For US Cable TV’s NFL Advert

An American cable television provider has created an advert featuring a gay couple as part of their NFL coverage campaign. The American cable TV company, DirecTV, is currently promoting their NFL Sunday Ticket package for subscribers in the United States. As part of their advertising campaign, one of their adverts (above) features a gay couple, […]

Watch: Innovative Indian Road Safety Ad Featuring Trans Demonstrators

Members of the transgender community in India, known better in the country as hijras, have taken part in an innovative advert in a campaign for drivers to wear safety beats while on the road. 

Watch: Honey Maid’s Fantastic Advert Against Homophobic Comments

American cereal company Honey Maid has made an awe-inspiring response to the homophobic responses they received recently, when they featured a gay couple with their children in one of their ad campaigns. On March 10 of this year, Honey Maid launched their new ‘This is Wholesome‘ advert campaign, which depicted and celebrated various kinds of […]

UPDATE: Irish Coca-Cola Ad – Civil Partnership Scene Not “Valid” for Ireland?

UPDATE: Irish Coca-Cola Ad – Civil Partnership Scene Not “Valid” for Ireland?

Contrary to Coca-Cola Ireland’s unidentified spokesperson’s statement yesterday, EILE Magazine has found that a scene depicting a gay couple which Coca Cola didn’t consider “valid” for their advert in Ireland was, in fact, entirely suitable. The footage used in the European ad was of an Australian same-sex union (equivalent to civil partnership) ceremony, and not a […]

Coca-Cola Ireland Omits Gay Marriage Scene from New Ad Campaign

Coca-Cola Ireland Omits Gay Marriage Scene from New Ad Campaign

In an inexplicable move, Coca-Cola Ireland has omitted a scene depicting two men marrying from a new advert, which is part of a Europe-wide campaign. The new advertising campaign, titled Reasons To Believe, is based on the concept that for every negative moment in life, there are many more positive ones taking place. In the […]