Newest Ban of @SquirtOrg Public Ads Raises Questions of Sexual Discrimination

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Newest Ban of Squirt.org Public Ads Raises Questions of Sexual Discrimination & Obscenity

Cardiff Council in Wales Removes ASA Approved Ads for International Gay Cruising & Hookup Site Squirt.org!

CARDIFF, Wales (February 9, 2016) –– Public advertisements for Squirt.org continue to come under fire, as the newest controversy is currently underway in Cardiff. Earlier today, the Cardiff council banned ads from the international gay cruising and hookup website and removed posters from bus stops in the Welsh capital city. The ads featuring two gay men, one with his shirt open, were removed despite being approved by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).

The removal of the Squirt.org poster and ban on subsequent ads is the most recent incident involving complaints against the company’s advertising practices. The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) recently removed Squirt’s ads, while the Netherlands’ Advertising Standards Board ruled in favor of the ads despite public complaints. Continue reading “Newest Ban of @SquirtOrg Public Ads Raises Questions of Sexual Discrimination”

.@SquirtOrg’s Controversial Gay Ads Allowed to Remain in Netherlands

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Controversial Gay Ads Allowed to Remain in Netherlands

Despite Complaints, Advertising Standards Board Permits Campaign for Gay Cruising & Hookup Site Squirt.org to Continue!

AMSTERDAM (December 21, 2015) –– Controversial gay advertisements for Squirt.org will remain posted in major cities in the Netherlands. Despite three complaints filed, which required a review, the Advertising Standards Board has ruled in favor of the cruising and hookup website and will permit it to continue its promotional campaign.

Since October 1, 2015, posters and signs featuring Squirt.org models appeared throughout the Netherlands’ major railway stations. The stations include: Amsterdam Central, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Zuid, Rotterdam Blaak, Den Haag Central, Den Haag HS, and Utrecht Central. Continue reading “.@SquirtOrg’s Controversial Gay Ads Allowed to Remain in Netherlands”