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Ads With Same-Sex Couples Abound, Some Making Tolerance Message During Olympics

February has been a big month for debuts of ad campaigns featuring same-sex couples, from a Banana Republic print ad to the Coca-Cola spot that aired both during the Super Bowl and opposite the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics. That placement, along with two Chevrolet Olympics ads featuring same-sex couples, were presumably meant to send a message of inclusion opposed to the Russian government's anti-gay policy -- though a spokesperson for the Gay and Lesbian Alliances Against Defamation said Olympics sponsors could have gone further and made a direct message condemning Russian policies.

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