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anything-but-coke

In 2 minutes: Why you should boycott the Olympic sponsors

Saturday, February 8, 2014
From Anything But Coke: “By now, most people have heard about the LGBT activists protesting Sochi and the Olympic sponsors. But not everyone knows why, or what they can do to help.” [ Read more → ]
New television ads for Chevrolet featuring same-sex couples aired during Friday and Saturday's  Olympics coverage.

Chevrolet plans Olympics TV ads featuring diverse cast, gay families

Friday, February 7, 2014
During the U.S. broadcast of the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics on Friday, Chevrolet will join Coca-Cola in in running television advertisements with diverse casts that include gay families. [ Read more → ]
Coca-Cola

Thanks Coke for the Super Bowl commercial… but, ‘Is It the Real Thing?’

Monday, February 3, 2014
You have been deservedly under fire for your sponsorship of the Sochi Olympics. Now you have shown great courage in the United States on behalf of diversity. There are those who are cynical that you may be playing both sides and looking for the maximum in financial gain. To use your own branding catch phrase, they are asking, and I am asking, about your support for freedom and diversity: Is it the real thing? Will you blindly fund a regime that would deem your current public outreach as a crime or will you still stand for diversity in a country whose population is not yet open to hearing it? [ Read more → ]
Coke-ad

Coca-Cola airs first ever Super Bowl ad featuring gay parents

Sunday, February 2, 2014
Coca-Cola on Sunday became the first advertiser to show a gay family in a Super Bowl television commercial. [ Read more → ]
Thomas DiNapoli

N.Y. pushes Sochi Games advertisers to speak out in support of LGBT rights

Thursday, December 5, 2013
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli and New York City Comptroller John Liu are pressuring Olympic advertisers to speak out against Russia's restrictions on gay and transgender rights before the Sochi Winter Games begin in February. [ Read more → ]
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