Double Standards

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…

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