Gay Ads Draw Fire

Sexual panic’s alive and well, especially in the wild world of advertising. An Advertising Standards Authority report cites a number of contentious same-sex ads. For example, a Gay Police Association advert garnered 553 official complaints.

Meanwhile, while a lesbianic French Connection ad and a gay-tinged Dolce & Gabbana promotion also sparked some angry tirades. Whatever, those people are probably just unfashionable, undeniably reactionary, prudes…

Same-Sex Kisses, Gay Cops Got Most U.K. Ad Complaints [Bloomberg]