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Hallmark Under Fire for Merely Featuring a Lesbian Couple in New Movie

Ever because the film’s trailer revealed what some would describe as a really minor element in Marriage ceremony Each Weekend, the group One Million Mothers has referred to as for a boycott of all issues Hallmark, together with the Hallmark Channel, Hallmark wrapping paper, greeting playing cards, and Christmas ornaments in an try to ship a message to the corporate. 

Hallmark has a previous with One Million Mothers.

This isn’t Hallmark’s first run-in with the conservative group. Again in December, One Million Mothers galvanized conservatives to boycott the channel after the marriage planning web site Zola ran an commercial on the community that featured a same-sex wedding ceremony. 

The community determined to drag the advert however quickly confronted a backlash boycott from LGBTQ advocates just like the GLADD group who mentioned that “Advertisers on @hallmarkchannel ought to see this information and query whether or not they wish to be related to a community that chooses to bow to fringe anti-LGBTQ activist teams, which solely exist to hurt LGBTQ households.”

The community issued a press release quickly after the controversy, admitting that the staff “believed [pulling the Zola ad] was the improper resolution” and promising to do higher sooner or later. And this time round, Hallmark is holding their floor. 

“We’re happy with our film, Marriage ceremony Each Weekend,” the cable community, which is understood for its family-friendly content material, tweeted. “Our precedence at Hallmark Channel is to develop a broad mixture of content material, characters and tales as a way to create a Hallmark expertise the place everybody feels welcome.”

One Million Mothers describes itself as a bunch whose “objective is to cease the exploitation of our youngsters, particularly by the leisure media.” Prior to now, the group referred to as for a boycott of Toy Story 4 for that includes a same-sex couple (for roughly two seconds) and has additionally focused Geico, claiming that the insurance coverage firm’s commercials (that always function animal mascots) promoted bestiality.

Watch Marriage ceremony Each Weekend on Hallmark as we speak.

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