Tag Archives: Hallmark

Hallmark Valentine’s Ad Features Gay Proposal [VIDEO]

For the third consecutive year, Hallmark has included a gay couple in an ad for their Signature series Valentine’s Day cards. You may recall last year’s widespread furor because Hallmark dared to include gay dads and their little girl in the commercial. Watch this year’s ad below.

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SHORT FILM: Son Comes Out To Dad On Prom Night

Out Magazine recaps: In case you didn’t know, Hallmark Cards now has its own streaming service, Feeln. For a few dollars a month you can watch all those feel-good Hallmark Hall of Fame movies as well as original series. Feeln also produces original shorts, including a new addition called The Beginning, which features a young man coming out to his …

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TRAILER: A Christmas Melody

Starring and directed by Mariah Carey. From Hallmark, who sets up the trailer: A Christmas Melody revolves around Kristin (Chabert), a beautiful, stylish divorcee who is a talented clothing designer, and her young daughter, Emily (Strazza). Kristin has just had to close her small Manhattan boutique to return to her Ohio home town and live in her parents’ former home. …

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Brigham Young Boots Gay Greeting Cards

Brigham Young University has told Hallmark to get those gay greeting cards off of the racks. Placed by Hallmark, the cards reading “Mr. and Mr.” and “Mrs. and Mrs.” were quickly removed when bookstore staff discovered them after photos surfaced online. The outside vendor stocked the shelves without realizing the school wouldn’t want to sell the cards marketed to buyers …

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Crazy Eyes On How To Throw A Tea Party

This week Rep. Michele Bachman appeared on the Hallmark Channel’s Home And Family show where “lifestyle expert” Kenneth Wingard gave tips on throwing a proper tea party. At the 5:00 mark, Bachmann reveals that she took a napkin-folding course shortly after she married Ladybird.  And then she demonstrates.

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Hallmark Launches Cards For Gay Moms

Hallmark has launched two Mother’s Day cards for kids with two moms. “Moms are second to none,” one card reads. On the inside, it says, “How does anyone ever get by with just one?” Hallmark Cards Inc. spokeswoman Kristi Ernsting said the company is offering two cards with same-sex sentiments this year: “One card ‘for two moms’ and one card …

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Carol Costello Vs Hallmark

“Oh Hallmark. You didn’t. Oh, wait you did. Hallmark’s ‘Holiday Sweater’ ornament is decorated with ‘Don we now our FUN apparel’ instead of “Don we now our GAY apparel.”Why? Hallmark says: ‘When the lyrics to ‘Deck the Halls’ were translated from Gaelic and published in English back in the 1800’s, the word ‘gay’ meant festive or merry,’ according to a …

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Hallmark Edits “Gay” Ornament

Hallmark doesn’t want anybody to accidentally have a gay Christmas. Via Huffington Post: One of Hallmark’s 2013 Keepsake ornaments is intended as a colorful homage to “Deck the Halls,” but the featured line contains a notable change in the traditional carol’s lyrics. A spokeswoman for Hallmark said the line was intentionally changed to prevent misinterpretation by holiday shoppers. “When the …

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Teabaggers Furious At Hallmark Cards

Tea Party activists are calling for a boycott of Hallmark Cards because of the above graduation message. Hallmark is already apologizing. In a Hallmark statement, the card giant says, “Humor is a funny thing. What makes one person chuckle can be puzzling, or even off-putting, to the next, and there can be a fine line between edgy and startling, between …

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From The Hallmark Boycott Petition

How about some commentary on the Hallmark boycott from the lovely folks at the American Family Association? Here’s a sampling of what their members are telling Hallmark on their petition about the company’s line of gay marriage greeting cards: – “Gay marriage is wrong, against God’s standards. You cannot mock God without feeling the consequences.”-“This is not in the Bible …

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Christianists To Boycott Hallmark

The right-wing has come out swinging against Hallmark’s line of gay marriage cards. Both the American Family Association and the Family Policy Network have issued protests, with the latter announcing a “full-scale boycott” of Hallmark. A full-scale boycott against the world’s largest greeting card company will begin next week, prompted by the introduction of new products intended to congratulate recipients …

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Congratulations On That Thing You Did

Hallmark has issued a series of rather bland same-sex marriage cards. Most states don’t recognize gay marriage — but now Hallmark does. The nation’s largest greeting card company is rolling out same-sex wedding cards — featuring two tuxedos, overlapping hearts or intertwined flowers, with best wishes inside. “Two hearts. One promise,” one says. Hallmark added the cards after California joined …

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