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Is This Tunisia’s First Ad Featuring A Gay Couple?

This ad for Coby’s new Kyros tablet — which reads roughly, “It’s everything I love about him” — is supposedly the first national ad campaign in Tunisia to feature two gay men. Having never been to Tunisia, I have no idea if this is true! If it is, wonderful. But as Reddit user ptelder notes: “A Coby phone? Are we sure that isn’t a use of gay in the pejorative?” (While Arabic is the official language, decades of French occupation beginning in the 1880s, has left the language in use.)