Macy’s Has No Pride

Consumerist reports that Macy’s in Boston, under pressure from a conservative group, has removed two male mannequins, one wearing a rainbow flag. The display was meant to support Boston Pride, a nine-day gay pride event.
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In related news, Coors Brewing Co. has no such qualms.

About David Burn

Co-founder and editor of AdPulp. I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. I worked for seven agencies in five states before launching my own practice in 2009. Today, I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.

Comments

  1. why do companies continue to make these displays of support for the gay community, only to crumble like a house of cards at the first sign of oppostion. are they so stupid as to not anticipate any backlash?