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Gay son comes out over pasta in Italy’s first LGBT-friendly TV commercial

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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A frozen food company in Italy has produced what is believed to be the first gay-friendly television commercial in the European country often entrenched in homophobia. In the commercial from Findus Foods, a man named Luca and his mother bond over microwaved pasta cooked by Luca’s boyfriend. [...]

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‘New York Times’ illustrated op-ed says Barilla ‘boycott has ended’

Monday, March 17, 2014
The New York Times
An illustrated tribute of sorts to Barilla pasta appears in the online "Opinion" section of The New York Times, and asserts that a boycott by the gay community has ended because Chairman Guido Barilla's apologized for saying that "gays can go eat another brand" of pasta. [...]

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Chairman of Barilla pasta: ‘Gays can go eat another brand’

Thursday, September 26, 2013
Guido Barilla
Gay rights advocates are calling for a boycott of Barilla, the world's leading pasta maker, after it's chairman said he would never feature a gay couple in his advertisements. [...]

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