Heinz ad withdrawn showing two men kissing
Jess McCabe // 24 June 2008
Edit – Oops! It turns out the Heinz withdrew the ad, not leaving the ASA time to ban it.
A Heinz ad showing two men kissing has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority, we learn from Milly of Lesbilicious, thus cementing its poor reputation for implementing its nebulous and retrogressive ‘standards’. As Milly says:
These GAYS will no longer be allowed to confuse, alarm or intrigue the more vulnerable members of our society with egg-based condiments, but IS THIS ENOUGH? Will our sandwiches ever be safe again? Would YOU know what to do if you suspected your lunch might be turning homosexual?
Here’s the ad in question: