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Hungary: Coca-Cola ads promoting gay tolerance stir furore

Hungary: Coca-Cola ads promoting gay tolerance stir furore

(Reuters) – Advertisements by Coca-Cola around a music festival in Hungary that promote gay acceptance have prompted a boycott call from a senior member of the conservative ruling party. The posters, in tandem with the week-long ‘Love Revolution’ event starting on Wednesday in Budapest, show gay people and couples smiling with slogans like “zero sugar, […]

Comment: The Day The Dáil Stood Up For The LGBT Community

Comment: The Day The Dáil Stood Up For The LGBT Community

Scott De Buitléir writes on a momentous occasion in Irish politics, observed from the unlikely place that is a Dublin gay bar Some pubs play music to entertain their customers, while many others put sports games on the television in the corner. On a Thursday evening in Pantibar on Dublin’s Capel Street, however, the sound […]

Trinity College Students Ban Coca-Cola To Protest Sochi Sponsorship

Trinity College Students Ban Coca-Cola To Protest Sochi Sponsorship

The Students Union of Trinity College Dublin has decided to ban all Coca-Cola and Procter & Gamble products from their premises, in protest over the companies’ sponsorship of the highly-controversial Sochi Winter Olympics, and in solidarity with LGBT people in both Ireland and Russia. Both Coca-Cola and the Sochi Games have been targets of great criticism […]

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 […]

Sochi: US Investors Put Pressure On Corporate Sponsors To Speak Out

Corporate sponsors of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, which include Coca Cola, Proctor & Gamble, Samsung, Panasonic and McDonalds, are being urged by US investors, who control billions of dollars, to speak out against the current anti-gay propaganda laws in Russia. Thomas Di Napoli, New York State Comptroller, stated:

WATCH: Dear Russia, It’s Not Okay

WATCH: Dear Russia, It’s Not Okay

Christian Vincent is a 26-year-old actor from Copenhagen, who recently posted this short but powerful video to YouTube about his account of writing to Coca Cola about their involvement in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Vincent also asks viewers to “tell the world: it’s not okay.”