Stonewall unveils biggest-ever same-sex marriage ad campaign
Throughout April, 1,000 London buses are carrying adverts from Stonewall to promote equal marriage, in the largest advertising campaign of its kind.
Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:43:35 GMT | Updated 1 years today
Throughout April, 1,000 London buses are carrying adverts from
Stonewall to promote equal marriage, in the largest advertising
campaign of its kind.
The 'Some People Are Gay. Get Over It!' adverts link to
Stonewall's equal marriage campaign website
(www.stonewall.org.uk/marriage), which includes details of the
charity's response to the government's consultation on the issue
and explains how people can submit their own responses.
To make sure the campaign isn't confined to the streets of London,
Stonewall is asking supporters to tweet pictures of buses carrying
the advert using the hashtag #equalmarriage, or to post them on its
recently relaunched Facebook page.
The charity has promised a range of 'Some People Are Gay. Get Over
It!' merchandise to whoever sends in the best picture each week
until the campaign ends in early May.
Stonewall Chief Executive Ben Summerskill said: "In recent months
Britain has been subjected to vitriolic political campaigning from
people who want to impose their 19th-century values on 21st-century
"Our very moderate and straightforward campaign - which will be
seen by hundreds of thousands of Londoners, and many more people
online - will help those who have been offended by anti-equality
prejudice to tell the government why equal marriage is important to