Onstuimig

Bush endorses gay marriage

Posted by Tom Megginson | 1-02-2011 18:18 | Category: Human rights



Not an exciting ad, except for the fact that the spokeperson is the “junior” Barbara Bush, daughter of fundamentally Christian conservative Republican, U.S. former President George W. Bush. (President Bush Sr.‘s wife is also named “Barbara”.)

You may recall that George W Bush called for a ban on same-sex marriage in 2004, saying “The union of a man and a woman is the most enduring human institution, honored and encouraged in all cultures and by every religious faith. Marriage cannot be severed from its cultural, religious and natural roots without weakening the good influence of society.”

Interestingly, Barbara’s mother, former First Lady Laura Bush, also spoke in favour of same-sex marriage last year.

And why doesn’t the United States have a woman President yet? (Oh yeah, Sarah Palin. Nevermind…)

See Laura Bush’s surprising 2010 interview after the break.



Advertiser:
The Human Rights Campaign
Source:
AdFreak







My comment



Comment:




Your comment will not be visible until a moderator approves it.








Some rights reserved 2005-2013 Osocio/Houtlust.
Disclaimer. Terms of use. Privacy statement.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.







Support us

Do you like our blog? Support us with a donation.
We're non-commercial. We all make Osocio pro bono in our spare time and we can use some support.





image of a graduation cap

Recent in Academy


Is this eating disorder ad too sexy?

It’s a serious question. This woman has the typical idealized body of a model, and despite the scary body painting, the portrayal is undeniably drawing attention to her curves and bare skin. When I think about eating disorders, I try to imagine looking in the mirror and seeing a funhouse…
Read more

Book review: Hidden Persuasion

33 psychological influence techniques in advertising Designing for behavior change is our thing here on Osocio.  We discuss the wide area of social campaigns from all over the world. ‘Is it a good or bad campaign’ is our first question. And we often judge a campaign based on professional principles…
Read more


About Osocio

Osocio is dedicated to social advertising and non-profit campaigns. It’s the place where marketing and activism collide. Formerly known as the Houtlust Blog, Osocio is the central online hub for advertisers, ad agencies, grassroots, activists, social entrepreneurs, and good Samaritans from around the globe.
Read more

(the about page is also available in Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese 汉语/漢語, Deutsch, Español, Français, Italiano, Nihongo 日本語, Ivrit עברית, Filipino, Polski, Português, Russian Русский язык, Slovenčina, Suomi, Svenska and Türkçe)