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Ad watchdog won’t consider marriage ad complaints

Ad watchdog won’t consider marriage ad complaints

Australia’s advertising watchdog, the Advertising Standards Bureau has announced it most likely won’t accept complaints about advertisements rolled out as part of the campaigns surrounding the marriage postal survey. The ASB said most of the advertising would be considered ‘political advertising’ something that is not within their purview. The board said it would look into […]

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Uber user’s Twitter love story becomes new ad campaign

Uber user’s Twitter love story becomes new ad campaign

Ride-share service Uber have released a new advertisement for their carpooling option with an adorable surprise at the end. The new campaign for the UberPOOL service is retelling stories from Uber users about their experiences with the app. Uber user AJ Tabangay is the first user to have his story told, recounting carpooling with his […]

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“Promotion of lesbianism” complaint dismissed by Advertising Standards

“Promotion of lesbianism” complaint dismissed by Advertising Standards

An advertisement from ice cream brand Magnum has been given the all-clear by the Advertising Standards Board (ASB) after it received complaints over its LGBTIQ content. The pro-marriage equality advertisement shows two women getting married and enjoying a Magnum ice cream together following the ceremony, accompanied by the hashtag #PleasureIsDiverse. A complainant told the Advertising […]

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Record breaking online audiences flock to OUTinPerth

Record breaking online audiences flock to OUTinPerth

OUTinPerth is enjoying a rapidly growing audience with 34,920 session logged on the publication’s website last week. Our story on Michelle Meyers the One Nation candidate who expressed a view about the gay community having Nazi styled covert mind control powers was one of the big stories of the week. The report was covered news […]

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Australian Christian Lobby up in arms about Volley’s safe sex campaign

Australian Christian Lobby up in arms about Volley’s safe sex campaign

The Australian Christian Lobby is calling on sports show manufacturer Volley to remove an advertising campaign from it’s website. The #grassroots campaign is a collaboration between Volley and condom manufacturer Ansell. Volley describe the campaign as one that celebrates sexual expression and promotes safe sex. Wendy Francis, former Family First candidate who is the Australian […]

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Aldi ad gets complaints for perpetuating gay stereotypes

Aldi ad gets complaints for perpetuating gay stereotypes

An advertisement from grocery chain ALDI has received complaints for perpetuating the myth that gay men have camp voices, moustaches and dish out  fashion advice. The ‘Meet the Tinkletons’ advertisement shows an American family dropping in on an Australian family and explaining to the them the rules of Christmas before they realise that Australia’s laid […]

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OUTinPerth sees continued online growth in September

OUTinPerth sees continued online growth in September

OUTinPerth is excited to share news of our continued online growth. In September 2016 our website had 33,270 visits an increase of 5% from the previous month. The figure also represents a 35% increase in comparison to the same period in 2015. Alongside our growing web audience we also have engaged audiences on Facebook with […]

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‘Imagine London Without Gays’: Ominous billboard appears in UK

‘Imagine London Without Gays’: Ominous billboard appears in UK

♦ London surprised by mysterious billboard A mysterious billboard has appeared in the Waterloo area of London with an ominous message; “Imagine London Without Gays…” The foreboding message shows the Big Ben, surrounded by empty streets leading to speculation about the meaning of the billboard on social media.   Does anyone know what this ad is […]

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Advertising Standards Board rules against rainbow noose ad

Advertising Standards Board rules against rainbow noose ad

The Advertising Standards Board (ASB) have ruled against an online advertisement from the Marriage Alliance. In their report the ASB said the controversial advertisement from earlier this year was inappropriate, distressing and contravenes prevailing community standards on health and safety. The image of a woman sitting at a desk with a rainbow coloured noose around her […]

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Lynx’s gay kiss makes list of Australia’s most complained about ads

Lynx’s gay kiss makes list of Australia’s most complained about ads

Australia’s Advertising Standards Bureau have released the top 10 most complained about ads of 2015, with Lynx’s gay kiss making the list. The advertisement, which features a man kissing a man and a woman in different scenes of the ad ranked 7th this year with a total of 62 complaints. Advertising Standards Bureau’s CEO Fiona […]

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