Tag Archives: Pepsi

Critics Rage Against Kendall Jenner’s Pepsi Ad [VIDEO]

From the Hollywood Reporter: The marketing execs at Pepsi and the agency it hired to create its new protest themed campaign centered around that well-known rabble-rouser Kendall Jenner were probably thinking of that old Oscar Wilde adage that “there is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.” But judging ...

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Boycott Alert: Doritos Partners With It Gets Better, Launches Rainbow-Hued Cool Ranch Chips

Oh, this WILL be fun. Via Yahoo News: Here’s a way to add some color to your chips and salsa platter: Doritos is producing rainbow-colored chips in partnership with nonprofit It Gets Better. Doritos Rainbows are a limited-edition version of its Cool Ranch-flavored tortilla chips to show the chipmaker’s support of the LGBT community. The chips come in shades of ...

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From Red State Dems

Source. (Tipped by JMG reader Tod)

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Carol Channing For Pepsi-Cola

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Pepsi Debuts New Beyonce Ad

The ad also previews her coming single, Grown Woman.

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Beyonce Inks $50M Pepsi Deal

Beyonce has signed a $50M deal to make her the global face of Pepsi. There are few details – but the Pepsi website says the pairing will form what the soda-maker calls “one of the most innovative global partnerships ever seen – or heard.” The deal with Beyonce is the latest in Pepsi’s “Live For Now” campaign that already features ...

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Anti-Gay Russians To Picket “Gay Milk”

Russian anti-gay activists say they will picket PepsiCo because there’s a gay-ass rainbow on their milk carton. The milk brand is called Vesyoly Molochnik, which translates as Gay Milkman, though in Russian the word vesyoly does not suggest homosexuality. The group said that it was objecting to the rainbow, which it saw as the international symbol for the gay movement. ...

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Freep This Poll For GLSEN

Pespi is giving away boatloads of money to organizations that have “great ideas” and today is the final day to vote for the Gay & Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN), who wants to place Safe Space kits in 10,000 public schools. Right now GLSEN is in third place to win a $250,000 grant for the project. Note: You can vote ...

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Jeebus Tastes Like Doritos

Catholics and Freepers have launched a petition against this entry in a contest in which the winning ad will be aired during the Super Bowl. Currently, this clip leads in the voting. Wait until Bill Donohue sees it! (Tipped by JMJ reader Lynda)

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INDIA: Pepsi’s “Gay” Commercial

In this Pepsi commercial from India, a young woman’s male friend pretends to be the lover of her fiance in order to help her break up her arranged marriage. An Indian filmmaker discusses what the commercial may mean about changing attitudes towards gays: This advert is extremely interesting comment on today’s India, as most ads and images always are. On ...

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PhoboQuotable – Greg Quinlan

“Ms. Nooyi, you lead PepsiCo’s Diversity and Inclusion Governance Council. I don’t want to hear any more words from you about diversity and inclusion — I want you to actually practice it. As for Peggy Moore, who represents PepsiCo on the PFLAG Board Workplace Diversity Committee, she should be fired because she doesn’t know the first thing about diversity if ...

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HomoQuotable – Greg Quinlan

“We now know that Pepsi has given over a million dollars to the Human Rights Campaign and to another hate group called PFLAG, Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays — an organization that tells parents that their children are born homosexual. Therefore they must accept them and that the only way to love them is to accept, embrace that ...

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Cola War: PFOX Vs. PFLAG

“Ex-gay” nutters PFOX are trying to get PepsiCo shareholders riled up because the company made a donation to PFLAG. Via World Net Daily: PFOX alleges that PepsiCo is the leading corporate sponsor of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Inc., whose recent publication, a Faith Field Guide, urges PFLAG members to protest against religious conferences that feature formerly ...

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Pepsi Sponsors Uganda Concert By Murder Music Artist Beenie Man

Box Turtle Bulletin reports that Pepsi sponsored Uganda concerts by murder music reggae singer Beenie Man. BTB notes the following story in a Uganda newspaper. The King of Dancehall stuck a sword of words into gay people through singing and talking. “In my family, we don’t have any gay person but if you’re gay, my brother that’s not my fault,” ...

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American Family Association Claims 500K Are Boycotting Pepsi Over Gay Support

The American Family Association is claiming that 500,000 of its members have signed a pledge to boycott PepsiCo because of the company’s support of the “homosexual culture war.” American Family Association asked PepsiCo to be neutral in the culture war and not support the homosexual agenda. PepsiCo refused. The company continues to give financial support to homosexual organizations. PepsiCo gave ...

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Pepsi’s Gay Ad

The latest ad from Pepsi plays on the old “Surprise! He’s a HOMO!” schtick. Meh. Not too funny, but not really offensive – except maybe the expressions on the faces of the male friends. Of course, this ad (which is only running in the UK) is just more fuel for the doomed-to-fail-anyway boycott of Pepsi by the American Family Association.

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AFA’s Latest Soon-To-Fail Boycott

The American Family Association routinely announces boycotts of corporations that have made gay-friendly advertising, employment, or charity decisions. And about a year later, when the boycott remains virtually unnoticed by the American consumer, the AFA fabricates the concession of the company in question and announces the triumphant end to their boycott. Today’s target is PepsiCo. PepsiCo has refused a request ...

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Pepsi Gives $500K To PFLAG

Ah, finally some GOOD news today! PepsiCo has donated $500K to Straight For Equality, PFLAG’s program to reach straight allies of the LGBT community who don’t have a traditional family connection to an LGBT person. In a move that may upset conservative organizations and leaders, the PepsiCo Foundation has given a grant of $500,000 to Parents, Family and Friends of ...

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