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Hallmark Channel CEO steps down after backlash over advert showing a lesbian kiss that lasted literally two seconds

The CEO and president of the Hallmark Channel’s parent company has stepped down after a botched attempt to handle backlash over a fleeting lesbian kiss in an advert. Bill Abbott worked with Crown Media for 11 years, and the company did not give a reason for his departure. The Hallmark Channel was originally slammed for showing the 30-second advert by right-wing religious hate group One Million Moms. The advert for wedding-planning website Zola showed two women getting married. While at the altar, they discuss how Zola made their wedding planning...
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‘Hallmark’ Reverses Decision to Pull Gay Wedding Ads Following Calls for Boycott: ‘We Are Truly Sorry’

Hallmark reversed course late Sunday night after a weekend of boycott calls over its decision to pull several gay-themed wedding ads because of complaints from conservative group One Million Moms. Hallmark announced that it would be reinstating the ads and working with GLAAD to better represent the LGBTQ community. Hallmark will be working with GLAAD to better represent the LGBTQ community across our portfolio of brands. The Hallmark Channel will be reaching out to Zola to reestablish our partnership and reinstate the commercials. pic.twitter.com/p17nJpnjEB— Hallmark (@Hallmark) December 16, 2019 Said...
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‘Hallmark’ Reverses Decision to Pull Gay Wedding Ads Following Calls for Boycott: ‘We Are Truly Sorry’

Hallmark reversed course late Sunday night after a weekend of boycott calls over its decision to pull several gay-themed wedding ads because of complaints from conservative group One Million Moms. Hallmark announced that it would be reinstating the ads and working with GLAAD to better represent the LGBTQ community. Hallmark will be working with GLAAD to better represent the LGBTQ community across our portfolio of brands. The Hallmark Channel will be reaching out to Zola to reestablish our partnership and reinstate the commercials. pic.twitter.com/p17nJpnjEB— Hallmark (@Hallmark) December 16, 2019 Said...
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Hallmark have pulled a wedding ad featuring a lesbian kiss after right-wing hate group lashed out

Amid piling pressure from a conservative, anti-gay group, The Hallmark Channel have pulled the plug on four ads that feature a lesbian kiss. The commercial for wedding-planning website Zola featured two brides kissing at the alter. But the ‘family-friendly’ channel – known for its heteronormative rom-coms – was targeted by One Million Moms, an anti-gay pressure group where members have stated that being queer is a “lifestyle choice”. A Hallmark spokesperson said on Saturday that the ads were shelved as the controversy it caused was “distracting” from the content the channel...
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