Chrysler's fairy ad deemed offensive by some gays

04/6/2006 | Detroit News, The · Detroit Free Press

Some gay advocates are objecting to the stereotype implied in a new "Too Tough" ad from BBDO Detroit for Chrysler Group's Dodge compact Caliber which shows a fairy turning a menacing-looking guy into a man dressed in a pastel shirt and short-shorts who's using a pink leash to walk a bunch of small dogs. But a spokeswoman for Chrysler Group says the ad, which is part of the offbeat "Anything But Cute" campaign, does not depict a gay man and will not be pulled.

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