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Antigay Marriage Ad Shows Rainbow Noose Around Woman’s Neck


Last summer, The Marriage Alliance outraged Australians with a badly-produced antigay marriage commercial that ran, ironically enough, during a commercial break for I Am Cait.

Related: A new ad condemning marriage equality infuriates viewers

This week, they’re back — with an ad featuring a flummoxed young professional who’s about to be unceremoniously hanged with a rainbow-hued noose. And right at her desk, too.

The copy reads: “Same Sex Marriage Increases PC bullying In The Workplace.”

Australian MP Tim Watts is, of course, highly displeased:

While the Australian Marriage Alliance claims to speak for mainstream Australia and the silent majority, it will not disclose who funds it, or who who is a member of it. This is a group that regularly quotes data opposing marriage equality but refuses to disclose the sources for this data…”

Watch his speech here:

Meanwhile, Twitter users wasted no time in voicing their own outrage and concern, as evidenced by the tweet below.

H/t: LGBTQ Nation