An industry look at social issues in advertising and media
Friday, October 7, 2011
F'd Ad Fridays: Unintentionally fabulous vintage navy recruitment poster
This example is from a great post on Sociological Images, which points out, "Only after an active gay liberation movement made homosexuality more visible did people actually start to look for [the stereotypes] in people they knew."
Or did the ad artist play a big joke on all of us? After all, it is an ad asking men to go down for seamen...