Sunday 21 January 2018

Don't use our children as shields to protect status quo

The Helen Lovejoy argument against gay adoption is simply discrimination in a 'caring' guise

The same sex marriage scene in the advertisement
The same sex marriage scene in the advertisement
Carol Hunt

Carol Hunt

SHOULD we be embarrassed? The people marketing Coca-Cola don't think we're sophisticated enough to handle an advert that includes a same-sex marriage scene.

 In a European-wide TV campaign called 'Reasons to Believe', the last scene airing in most countries shows a male gay couple getting married -- but in Ireland this has been replaced by an inter-racial couple.

The reason? According to the Coke guys, it's because same-sex marriage isn't legal yet in Ireland, ergo they can't show it on the telly.

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