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Bizarre UK advertisement baffles the world

Bizarre UK advertisement baffles the world

UK garden and homeware chain Robert Dyas has released a new television ad for Christmas that has the world asking, “Why?” The odd clip features staff and patrons of the store declaring their sexual orientation before listing their personal interests and showcasing products from the store. The declarations, which would make for great Grindr bios, have […]

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Landmark Indian Ad Features Lesbian Couple

Landmark Indian Ad Features Lesbian Couple

Indian clothing label Anouk Ethnic has released a television commercial featuring a lesbian couple preparing to meet one another’s parents. Within 10 days of its initial screening, the short film titled The Visit had tabulated over 3 million views across the globe. It is the first advertisement in India to feature a lesbian couple. India […]

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Advertising Standards Board Defends Sexual Health Campaign

Advertising Standards Board Defends Sexual Health Campaign

The Advertising Standards Board has responded to complaints made against an advertising campaign that aims to encourage people (in particular, men) to get tested for sexually transmitted infections. The Drama Downunder campaign is a resource and awareness-raising initiative to encourage same sex attracted men to educate themselves about STIs and have frequent tests. The website […]

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Lynx Ad Features Same Sex Kiss

Lynx Ad Features Same Sex Kiss

A Lynx Australia advertisement for hair care products features a same sex kiss. The ad, released in late December, features a young man envisioning his life’s possibilities with the assistance of effortlessly cool hair thanks to Lynx products. Though the ad opens envisioning the man’s possible future wife and family, it later depicts the protagonist […]

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OUTinPerth Announces Dates and Themes for 2015

OUTinPerth Announces Dates and Themes for 2015

Themes OUTinPerth magazine is pleased to announce our publication dates and themes for 2015.  In 2015 each issue of the magazine will take it’s inspiration from a different archetype. The January issue will kick things off with it’s ‘Saints’ theme, before the team progresses through ‘Shutterbugs’, ‘Heroes’, ‘Warriors’, ‘Lovers’, ‘Hustlers’, ‘Muses’, ‘Crooners’, ‘Philosophers’, ‘Poets’, ‘Radicals’ […]

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Veet Pulls Controversial Advertisement

Veet Pulls Controversial Advertisement

Veet has pulled it’s latest advertising campaign after it was criticised for being sexist and homophobic. The advertisement implies that women who fail to shave their legs turn in to men overnight. It calls for women to “beat dudeness” by maintaining smooth legs. The ad was airing on television in North America but was also […]

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Target Backs Gok

Target Backs Gok

Department store Target has thrown its support behind imported brand ambassador Gok Wan after complaints were received for his use of the term “bangers.” The Advertising Standards Bureau received complaints from members of the public who considered Mr Wan’s use of the term “bangers” to describe women’s breasts as sexist. “His comments on “their assets” […]

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