Gay intimacy and interaction, references to the male genitalia, and threats of sexual conquest of and between men can be documented in ads as far back as the late 1800s. And, although the images reflected in their advertising mirror are fewer and farther between, women who prefer the company of other women similarly have been goosed and gandered by Madison Avenue. In this richly illustrated tapestry hinting at homosexuality in American advertising, Bruce H. Joffe examines and analyzes over 200 suggestive ads … concluding that gay imbroglio and innuendo tease at us amid subliminal elements seductively perceived and strategically portrayed. A Professor of Communication who has taught Gay & Lesbian Studies courses at George Mason University, Dr. Joffe is now on the faculty of Mary Baldwin College where he continues to explore sexual minorities, the media, and cultural norms.
The Top 7 Online Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2014 Forbes marketing trends of 2014 The Internet has drastically altered the way in which information is shared, and has had a profound impact on marketing.
If you made ladders for a living and sold them to big chain stores, how much of your budget should you spend on social media marketing?Should you step it up?
(Sorry, I can’t help myself sometimes).This was a real question posed to me by a reader last week and as I walked her through the six key questions that lead to social media strategy I thought this would be useful information to share with you....
Why Google+ might (or might not) be the best place to market web content, how comments can undermine balanced presentations, and another look at Vine versus Instagram video – or could YouTube beat them both?
Gathering LGBTQ Digital Creatives at a thoughtfully designed and absolutely fabulous conference, in celebration of their power, potential and brilliance.
Coming to Atlanta, October 17-19 at the Renaissance Midtown.
Attending Salon LGBTQ is an opportunity to build community, connections and online audience influence while learning from industry successes. Come to meet family and allies, discuss creative and powerful new directions, scheme projects/improvements/campaigns/that gay agenda of world domination; in all, catalyze partnerships and ideas that will support, fund and grow your work, online identity and community reach.
LGBTs have high income, says business forum New York Daily News Prague, Aug 17 — The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community is rich and has a high disposable income that makes it attractive in times of recession, according to a...
For a long time, we’ve watched as some WordPress plugin popularity has been driven by personal or consumer-based installations. What about business? There are a series of plugins that can be leveraged for driving great results for businesses.
It’s good to be first. In 1981, Absolut Vodka ran print ads in two magazines geared toward gay men: “The Advocate” and “After Dark.” On a hunch, according to Todd Evans of Rivendell Media, Absolut took the opportunity to own the gay market with minimal investment and stand out from its competitors. At the time, few media outlets served gay men (LGBT, by the way, wasn’t a concept yet).
«I would not do a commercial with a homosexual family, not for lack of respect toward homosexuals – who have the right to do whatever they want without disturbing others – but because I don't agree with them and I think we want to talk to traditional...
The Intercom Trust, has launched a survey of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people in the South West. The Trust is inviting ... Popular holiday destination for gay and lesbian travellers, the Florida Keys & Key West are.
Charlotte Pride, slated for Aug. 24-25, has done its due diligence in securing a vast array of corporate partners this year. At the pinnacle as presenting sponsors are Bank of America, PNC Bank, Scorpio, Time Warner Cable and Wells Fargo. A host of other businesses — large and small alike — have joined the presenting sponsors this year. It’s just one sign of increased support for this southern city’s growing Pride festivities.