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Insurance Ad Speaks to the Gay ‘Safe To Be Out’ Experience

The Allstate Ad at left (click to enlarge) speaks to a condition that many gay people feel in their everyday lives, the ‘Is it safe to be out here’ question that we are constantly asking. Even in the largest and … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Gay-Inlcusive Ads in Public Spaces

The below has begun appearing in and around Washington, D.C.’s METRO subway system. It wasn’t too long ago that ads like this would only appear in gay publications; if they appeared at all. There are many business with which gay … Continue reading

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Scene Yourself: A Gay Father Finds Himself in Inclusive Advertising

We all like to see ourselves. We all like to know that we are not the only ones out there. Seeing those who are like us in person or through another medium has a profound impact on our dignity and … Continue reading

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Why It Get’s Better: Company Defends Inclusive Advertising

In March of 2014, Honey Maid; most well-known for their graham crackers, released a series of ads called ‘This is Wholesome.’ The ads showed a variety of families: gay parents, single parents, families of color, families of ethnicity. See the … Continue reading

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Random Eye Candy: Kraft Foods Zesty Guy

From Kraft foods come more in their campaign with model Anderson Davis, known as their Zesty Guy for the ads in which he hawks their salad dressing. My favorite is Ranch (below.) I’d definitely eat more salad if he came … Continue reading

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