A PREGNANT woman who is "having a lesbian" stars in a provocative new billboard to promote gay marriage.
Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays spokeswoman Shelley Argent said the campaign was designed to garner support from mainstream families for gay marriage, on the grounds that gay children were "born that way".
"Being lesbian or gay is not a choice," she said.
"It's got nothing to do with culture or parenting skills.
"It's just the way you are. You're born that way."
The billboard shows a smiling woman baring her pregnant belly, with the slogan, "Congratulations, you're having a lesbian".
Billboard giant GOA has donated space for the ads, worth up to $60,000, in Queensland.
GOA managing director Chris Tyquin said he would ask interstate billboard companies to donate space as well.
"I've got very close friends who have got children who are gay," he said.
"If you have a child who walks in and tells you they're gay, you'd still love them just as much as you did before.''
The campaign is the brainchild of Steve Minon, a freelance advertising creative director from Brisbane, who donated his time.
"It is designed to get people thinking, and challenge them a little," he said.
"We're trying to point out to any family that marriage equality can be your number one priority, without your knowing about it."
The billboard is accompanied by a YouTube video - "What R U having?" - featuring a woman having an ultrasound.
"You're having a lesbian!" the doctor tells the overjoyed parents.
The campaign's theme is that "any child can be born gay."
View the wonderful video:http://video.news.com.au/2389914908/Congratulations-youre-having-a-lesbian
·Ann Dunham Obama Soetoro, 1942-1995· ·Madelyn Dunham 1922-2008· Great Women whose love and inspiration gave America and the world a gre...
REAL HERO/REAL LIFE: Bishop John Shelby Spong
“I was simply interpreting a rising consciousness,” he said. “Whether it was race or women or homosexual people, the issue was always the same: fighting against anything that dehumanizes a child of God on the basis of an external characteristic.” Bishop John Shelby Spong (click on his photo)
IT GETS BETTER--Archbishop Desmond Tutu supports LGBT full acceptance and inclusion too!
¨Churches say that the expression of love in a heterosexual monogamous relationship includes the physical, the touching, embracing, kissing, the genital act - the totality of our love makes each of us grow to become increasingly godlike and compassionate. If this is so for the heterosexual, what earthly reason have we to say that it is not the case with the homosexual?¨ Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu
The No Anglican Covenant Coalition -- COMPREHENSIVE UNITY
A VERY UN-ANGLICAN COVENANT (click on logo)
Search This Blog
There was an error in this gadget
Translate this page/pick a language
Provides a computer generated, approximate translation.