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05/28/2009

Video: We'd actually respect them more if this was their stance

by Jeremy Hooper

It's funny because it's true. It's sad for the same reason:

The Defenders (2009)
(H/t: Joe.My.God.)

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What's really sad is that the very people we'd like to see become more enlightened never would be. When you or I look at the gay couples at the end of this clip, we see something sweet and beautiful in those images. When they look at them, the become SHOCKED! OUTRAGED!

Posted by: Bill S | May 28, 2009 6:22:36 PM

That's a great ad...let's hope something like it shows up in the upcoming fight to reverse Proposition 8.

Posted by: Sykler | May 28, 2009 8:11:57 PM

LOVE this video! God they pinned good old maggie gags down pretty well. :)

Posted by: Stef | May 28, 2009 9:40:56 PM

I think this is what the Anti-H8 campaign was missing last year: human faces. Seriously, this was ten times as poignant as the other ads that ran.

Posted by: Alle | May 29, 2009 1:01:39 AM

I loved it, but maybe a little too much. I woke the hubby to see it. Now he'll probably grumble at me the rest of the day. I lied and told him I actually woke him to take a pill.

Posted by: Mike in the Tundra | May 29, 2009 5:50:45 AM

Great ad - not sure I agree about including the threeway marriage though: it's kind of making the other side's point for them.

Posted by: Anne | May 29, 2009 11:13:43 AM

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