Queers United Says CBS Rejected 5 Pro Gay Super Bowl Commercials
According to Queers United, CBS is 'pandering' to anti-gay, right-wing organizations and rejecting commercials that feature gay advocacy or a gay themes during the Super Bowl.
Five pro-gay commercials were rejected between 2004-2010. During the same time period CBC accepted a, controversial ad from anti-gay organization Focus on the Family, which allegedly 'pandered' to the right-wing American Family Association over gay affection on As The World Turns, and received a failing grade from GLAAD for lack of LGBT coverage.
On February 3rd, CBS.com and CBS hosted their greatest Super Bowl Commercials; pro-gay commercials were not featured.
Over the past five years the network CBS has refused to air commercials that feature gay advocacy or a gay theme during the Super Bowl. The ads either promote a positive message, or are harmless corporate marketing ploys. They have also receiving failing grades with respect to LGBT coverage and have been show[n] to pander to anti-gay right-wing organizations.
Contact CBS Investor Relations to ask why they have rejected gay advertisements, depictions of LGBT lives, and court anti-gay religious right organizations. here.
Most Recommended Comment
North Tonawanda, New York, United States