Tiffany & Co. just released a same-sex ad, quietly – or not so quietly – supporting the fight for marriage equality. Recognized in all but 14 States, same-sex marriage has become one of the cause of the “cosmopolitan and learned” set and given the high net worth of many urban dwelling, childless, educated gay couples, to not embrace this high-earning demographic is not smart or good business. It also helps that their couple is a real and all model-y.
“Nowadays, the road to marriage is no longer linear, and true love can happen more than once with love stories coming in a variety of forms,” a Tiffany spokesman said in an official statement to Elle. But given the conversation about the other side of LGBT rights – the epidemic of transgender violence in the States – I would have liked to have seen a couple of color, given that so much violence right now against the community is targeted towards many LGBT of color that are not White and are not solvent.
You can read more of this trend at Elle.