LGBTQ+ in Advertising

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Ladies, when did you know it was the right time to move in with your SO?

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I have been using TowleRoad daily for more than 10 years now to keep up with the LGBT+ news. They have really gone down hill since Andy left. Any other good sites y’all use to keep up with the LGBT+ n… more

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Today was my father-in-law's funeral. Which is hard enough on my husband and me trying to figure out the right way to support. But after the service, my MIL asked me if "people were nice to m… more

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Today’s my first day changing my pronouns at work, I am excited and terrified!! If you did the same and feel like sharing, I would love to hear your experience 💫 I am so anxious!

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I know I should be happy that Burger King is trolling Chick-fil-A but knowing how Burger King and it’s agency are always out for award bate just seems a little disingenuous. Or am I overthinking lol.

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Putting a gay on a pitch over pride weekend is homophobic. 😂

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If your agency has preached a lot about inclusivity, how do they support you if you’re forced to work with homophobic and racist clients on a daily basis? I’m so emotionally exhausted. Small team so… more

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Support us with money, not your performative schtick.

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Just wanted to say, as a guy in my mid-20’s, cheers to all the 30-40+ y/o LGBTQIA+ folks here—I know we roll our eyes at the performative rainbows on everything now, but you folks made this possible f… more

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God, this season of Pose is awful. They took all the joy out of the show now everything is over dramatic with depressing musical score. 🤦‍♂️

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Is everyone prepared?

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One week!

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For those of you that have a LGBTQ+ employee resource group at your company how are you all handling pride month? We’re fully remote right now and I’m a co-chair for mine and struggling to think of th… more

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Were you out at work or with your family first? Would also love to hear if it was your gender or your sexuality (or both) too.

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Non-binary ad people, did you come out to your work? If so, how did you go about doing it? I don’t think I can survive another day of being called a lady at work.

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Hi LGBTQ+ Fishes!!! NYC-based ACD/Art here wanting to expand my network. Also looking for new opportunities in the industry. Please reach out directly if you’d like to learn more about me and the work… more

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Discussion time! We’re a month away from June, what do you think pride month is going to look like this year? Could be advertising-related or any other observation.

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I could use an outside POV. The head of my agency places a great deal of importance on diversity. As I understand it, diversity ensures that a broader variety of perspectives and experiences are repre… more

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🇪🇺🇪🇺🇪🇺EUROVISION THREAD🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈 Who’s everyone rooting for? I’m on Israel🇮🇱 and Ukraine🇺🇦

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Kellogg Company x GLAAD 🌈

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I’m struggling to be a good ally for people who are transgender & could use some advice. I recognize my privilege as a gay man and have been championing ways to bring visibility to transgender peo… more

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Y’all have any good games to play with a group of friends?

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Hmm... our clients just paused ads on Teen Vogue due to homophobic tweets by the outlet's new editor-in-chief, Alexi McCammond.

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What do you fishies think about collectively creating a brief guide to brands doing pride? What to do/not do; i.e. enlist advocates, contribute in a meaningful way, continue your efforts beyond one mo… more

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Are you in brand planning mode for Pride 2021?

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Guilty.

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What brands do Pride right? Any favorite campaigns come to mind? Or on the flip side, any campaigns you dislike for being tone-deaf or performative?

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My agency no longer covers Descovy or Truvada, just the generic version. Went from paying nothing to $134 dollars a month...happen to anyone else?

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I cried about Sophie today

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fake social media profiles are the new “hot single ladies in your area” email scammers i always respond to see what happens this one gave up fast 🤣

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It's Lesbos 💅🏼 Just like my Animal Crossing island 😌

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Great that they’re hiring 🏳️‍🌈 but also kinda weird to put it right in the job title, in a city that’s in a different country.

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