There is much debate within the LGBT community about whether our ads supporting marriage equality are too soft and tepid, to the point that they are ineffective. Some people blame our myriad losses on our reluctance to run ads that have feeling and actually say something. These critics claim our side is scared of its own shadow and misreads public opinion — leading to forgettable advertisements.
Here is an ad from Australia that is significantly more bold than what we see in America. I’d love to get our readers’ thoughts on this ad, as well as the ads the LGBT community and its army of consultants have run in various referendum campaigns.