Home furnishings giant Crate & Barrel, following in the footsteps of JC Penney, has decided to feature an interracial gay couple in their latest catalog. The embrace of same-sex couples is not new to the retailer, who has included same-sex couples in its annual wedding registry contests, but the prominent placement no doubt will cause anti-gay groups like the American Family Association‘s One Million Moms angst. Fortunately, the attention no doubt will, as usual, lead to a boycott and increased support from most Americans.
The spread, titled, “US&Always,” a running play on the “&” in “Crate&Barrel,” shows the young couple spending “a Saturday night at home, cooking together, dining together,” adding:
Music, candlelight, and a good bottle of wine, and you can have the table as long as you like.
Hat tip: The Advocate
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