Hilton ad makes social statement, sparks outrage online

A recent hotel advertisement got leaders of the American Family Association in a dither. Here’s the image, the controversy that followed and why Hilton execs aren’t backing down.

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Hilton published an advertisement in Travel + Leisure magazine that features two men in bed together, and the American Family Association doesn’t like it.

AFA leadership launched a petition to stop it from circulating further.

Here’s the ad in question:

Are You Offended By This Hilton Ad With 2 Men In The Same Bed? – https://t.co/Ljo34y5HHj via @PointMe2Plane pic.twitter.com/AjXZGMFyWk

— BoardingArea (@BoardingArea) July 28, 2016

And here’s the crux of the AFA’s discontent, as it articulated in a statement on its website:

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