Macy’s Draws Fire for Ad Featuring Two Grooms
February 1, 2012 by Carolyn Simon, Deputy Director of Digital Media
Marriage equality is mainstream – and anti-LGBT groups don’t like it one bit.
A new Macy’s catalog shows subtle support for same-sex marriage, and now the company is in the crosshairs of One Million Moms, which is affiliated with the rabidly anti-gay American Family Association.
The ad, which was posted on MyNorthwest.com, shows a car parked in a vineyard with the words, “I Do” on the license plate.
There’s a wedding cake topper jammed in the car’s trunk, and there are two grooms atop the cake.
“Just because gay marriage is legal in a few states, this is inappropriate marketing and conservative customers will not support it,” reads the website of One Million Moms. The group asks its supporters to sign a letter asking Macy’s to discontinue the ad.
Cheers to Macy’s for supporting equality and including the LGBT community in its national ad campaign!
August 26, 2014
August 7, 2014
August 5, 2014
August 14, 2014