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Gay Sex HIV Ad Banned In France

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France’s Advertising Standards Authority banned an HIV awareness campaign because it’s too “explicit”. Gay activists such as ACT UP Paris are crying foul:

French organizations devoted to the fight against AIDS such as Act Up Paris criticized on Wednesday that advertising is judged depending on whether its characters are gays or heterosexuals. “This kind of measures are not taken when the protagonists are heterosexuals. It is an insult to the gay community”, a spokesman for the Act Up Paris organization said.

And here we thought Parisians were more liberal with sexuality…

By:           Andrew Belonksy
On:           Jan 2, 2008
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  • 2 Comments
    • Parapluie
      Parapluie

      C’est triste, bienvenue en France !

      Jan 10, 2008 at 4:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • chloe
      chloe

      We must promote HIV Awareness. This is vital in today’s society!!

      Apr 7, 2012 at 7:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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