Coca-Cola Under Fire for Removing Gay Couple From Irish Ad

Dec 30, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: EDGE

Coca-Cola made waves across the pond after officials from the soda company removed images of a same-sex couple getting married in their "Reasons to Believe" campaign.

Comments
21 - 40 of 42 Comments Last updated Feb 5, 2014
Christsharia Law

Philadelphia, PA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#21
Dec 31, 2013
 

Judged:

1

Matt Road wrote:
<quoted text>
That's true they don't want to risk offending anyone and losing out on a consumer base.
That's what I said.

What you said is that the majority in Ireland don't favor marriage equality. And you were wildly wrong.

So the simple point you still are missing is that the corporate policies lag behind the public sentiment...often, in many different contexts.
Christsharia Law

Philadelphia, PA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#22
Dec 31, 2013
 

Judged:

1

snyper wrote:
<quoted text>
The LDS are heavily invested in Coca-Cola.
They can't drink the stuff, but they can sure sell it.
Aren't you talking about porn per view at their hotel chain?

“go fly kites ”

Since: Jan 13

London, GB

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#23
Dec 31, 2013
 
Christsharia Law wrote:
<quoted text>
That's what I said.
What you said is that the majority in Ireland don't favor marriage equality. And you were wildly wrong.
So the simple point you still are missing is that the corporate policies lag behind the public sentiment...often, in many different contexts.
K... to clarify, I think there is a perception that the Irish public don't necessarily favour gay marriage.
Fine, so they do, great, but doesn't mean they want to see it portrayed on TV. Like I said, there's a difference to being in favour and to being accepting and tolerant enough to want to watch it in an ad. Just my opinion, not from polls but from the straight people I know.
I got it... policies are lagging behind.
Think they should have kept the marriage scene in, what would it be, seconds, not enough to really offend, and it could mean people become more accustomed
Gremlin

Louisville, KY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#24
Dec 31, 2013
 

Judged:

1

1

1

Straight Sh00ter wrote:
<quoted text>
Keep telling yourself that, lol, the pendulum is about to swing back in the direction of common sense and decency.
Oh, you homophobes are going to move to Mars? Now THAT'S decent!
Ultimate Truth

Philadelphia, PA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#25
Dec 31, 2013
 

Judged:

1

1

1

Gremlin wrote:
<quoted text>Oh, you homophobes are going to move to Mars? Now THAT'S decent!
Wish you fagg@ts would be shipped to Mars on a one way ticket, with NO little boys for you to molest.
Christsharia Law

Philadelphia, PA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#26
Dec 31, 2013
 
Matt Road wrote:
<quoted text>
K... to clarify, I think there is a perception
You weren't making sense. End of story.
millie

Los Angeles, CA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#27
Dec 31, 2013
 

Judged:

1

1

1

Phaggetts and Coca-Cola don't mix.

Santa, polar bears,and teenagers do.
Wondering

Tyngsboro, MA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#29
Dec 31, 2013
 

Judged:

2

1

Fundieraising Fatwass wrote:
I drink Coke when I have something upsetting my stomach and that something needs to be exterminated in acid and carbonation and whatever else is in there. I view it as drinking the cleaning product, Simple Green, but Coke tastes and smells somewhat better....
I'd lay off the Simple Green if I were you, it's effects are obvious.
Wondering

Tyngsboro, MA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#30
Dec 31, 2013
 
Gremlin wrote:
LOL! Who cares about a Coca Cola ad? Gay marriages are being legalized,
What kind of marriages? Gay marriages.
Thank you, pass that along to Jonas 1.

DNF

“Liberty AND Justice”

Since: Apr 07

Born in Newark, Ohio

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#31
Dec 31, 2013
 

Judged:

1

Straight Sh00ter wrote:
<quoted text>
Keep telling yourself that, lol, the pendulum is about to swing back in the direction of common sense and decency.
The funny thing is when it happens you'll still be pissed off because it won't be the way you want it.

MOST People HAVE SEEN that to deny civil rights to gays and lesbians is simply bigotry, and it's costly.

DNF

“Liberty AND Justice”

Since: Apr 07

Born in Newark, Ohio

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#32
Dec 31, 2013
 

Judged:

1

1

Wondering wrote:
<quoted text>
I'd lay off the Simple Green if I were you, it's effects are obvious.
GOOD ONE!

LMAO!
Christsharia Law

Philadelphia, PA

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#33
Dec 31, 2013
 

Judged:

2

1

1

Wondering wrote:
<quoted text>
I'd lay off the Simple Green if I were you, it's effects are obvious.
You mean as in not knowing the possessive form, you disturbed cretin?

“go fly kites ”

Since: Jan 13

London, GB

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#34
Jan 1, 2014
 

Judged:

1

Christsharia Law wrote:
<quoted text>
You weren't making sense. End of story.
Nevermind
Wondering

Saltillo, MS

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#36
Feb 4, 2014
 
Boycott Coke.I will only drink Pepsi from now on.

DNF

“Liberty AND Justice”

Since: Apr 07

Born in Newark, Ohio

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#38
Feb 4, 2014
 

Judged:

1

1

1

Wondering wrote:
Boycott Coke.I will only drink Pepsi from now on.
using the screen name of the poster from Tyngsboro, MA isn't very nice.

I happen to consider 'wondering' from Tyngsboro, MA the original and so do many others. We may not all like him but he is part of our crowd here.

Show some respect.
bigtool

Sag Harbor, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#39
Feb 4, 2014
 
good for coke who needs to see 2 guys cornholing each other--please

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#41
Feb 4, 2014
 

Judged:

1

1

1

Wondering wrote:
Boycott Coke.I will only drink Pepsi from now on.
My family thanks you.

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#42
Feb 4, 2014
 
millie wrote:
Phaggetts and Coca-Cola don't mix.
Santa, polar bears,and teenagers do.
A very kinky image, that.
Gay awakening

Poughkeepsie, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#43
Feb 4, 2014
 

Judged:

1

'They've been encouraging this 'Gay' Shit... and 'Real Logical' People in their righteous 'Mind' in this "SO Call" America... know for a fact that this is all part of that 'Population Reduction'... Stop being so Nasty America, and, and pushing that S***T on these innocent 'Kids'.
Fat Tony

Weaverville, NC

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#47
Feb 4, 2014
 

Judged:

1

No one needs to see those balloon knot busting perverts

Tell me when this thread is updated: (Registration is not required)

Add to my Tracker Send me an email

Type in your comments below
Name
(appears on your post)
Comments
Characters left: 4000
Type the numbers you see in the image on the right:

Please note by clicking on "Post Comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

•••
•••