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Gay Bridegrooms Urged To 'Think Outside The Closet'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.21.2014 | Gay Voices

A British department store wants to make sure that when gay men say "I do," they avoid a few fashion don'ts. And it's getting the message across in a ...

This Coming-Out Will Make You Want To ... Redecorate?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.26.2014 | Gay Voices

"I'm different," the young man tell his parents in the ad above. "I don't like to do what other men like to do." Good thing that Mom and Dad are si...

Allstate's Gay-Inclusive Campaign Has Symbolic Twist -- Love It Or Hate It?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.18.2014 | Gay Voices

Allstate Insurance is following in the footsteps of Honey Maid and Hotwire with a poignant, gay-inclusive new ad campaign. The "Safe In My Hands" ...

Why Hotwire's 'Lucky Me' Ad Has This Infamous Right-Wing Group In Arms

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.13.2014 | Gay Voices

They're back! Best known for its failed boycott of JCPenney after the retail chain hired Ellen DeGeneres as its spokesperson, One Million Moms is ...

Gay-Inclusive Nabisco Ad Slammed For 'Promoting Homosexuality' And 'Normalizing Sin'

Posted 03.20.2014 | Gay Voices

A right-wing conservative group is crying foul following the debut of Nabisco's "Wholesome" graham cracker commercial for both Honey Maid and Teddy Gr...

TOO CUTE: Nate Berkus And His Fiancé Star In Banana Republic Campaign

Posted 02.26.2014 | Gay Voices

Nate Berkus and his fiancé Jeremiah Brent are breaking fresh ground in the fashion world as the stars of a new Banana Republic campaign. As The N...

WATCH: Coca-Cola Cuts Gay Marriage Scene From Ad

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

Coca-Cola included a gay wedding in its new ad, but perhaps it got cold feet: The soda giant omitted the scene in a version for Ireland. The "Reaso...

WATCH: Nordstrom's Awesome New Gay Commercial

Posted 04.05.2013 | Gay Voices

Nordstrom came out in support of same-sex marriage last year, so it's only appropriate that the Seattle-based upscale clothing chain follow up with a ...

LOOK: Amtrak's New Gay-Friendly Ad Campaign

Posted 08.01.2012 | Gay Voices

Amtrak's all-inclusive new advertising campaign is drawing praise in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) blogosphere. The new "Ride ...

Ron Dicker

Soap Giant's Gay-Friendly Move

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.02.2012 | Gay Voices

Cue the protests. Another mainstream company has hired an openly gay celebrity as a spokesperson. Procter & Gamble announced Monday that comedian a...

Ron Dicker

A New Approach For Gay Pride?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.18.2012 | Business

Tim Bennett and John Nash say gay pride should be celebrated on one agreed-upon day, "like the Fourth of July," and that the movement needs a new mark...

LOOK: Chevy Volt 'Comes Out' In Time For Motor City Pride

Posted 06.05.2012 | Gay Voices

It looks like the Chevrolet Volt has officially "come out" -- and just in time for Motor City Pride. At least that's the gist of a new advertiseme...

Ron Dicker

Gay Ads: Does Progress Mean Profit?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.17.2012 | Business

Same-sex sells. At least the companies behind a wave of gay-themed advertising hope so. Chains such as J.C. Penney and Gap are cultivating an incl...

WATCH: French Car Company Goes Gay For Latest Ad

Posted 01.09.2012 | Gay Voices

Renault's at it again. The French automaker may have sparked controversy with a steamy girl-on-girl commercial that was eventually yanked from Ita...

WATCH: New European Ad Features Steamy Man-On-Man Makeout Session

Posted 12.22.2011 | Gay Voices

An East European lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy group hopes to reach sports fans with this new ad featuring a steamy man-on-ma...

Gay TV Commercials: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Posted 12.02.2011 | Gay Voices

Gay or lesbian-themed advertising is still a relatively new marketing realm, and as these commercials attest, when same-sex themes are included in mai...

'That's Gay' Host Goes Undercover To Investigate Gay Characters In TV Ads (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

This week on Current TV's "Infomania," Bryan Safi, arbiter of all things gay, took on the advertising world. In an in-depth and surprising piece he sh...