A holiday ad from luxury retailer
Nordstrom features a gay male couple.
Rosenthal's single Go
Solo playing in the background, an impeccably dressed man
arrives home carrying his luggage and a Nordstrom bag. He picks up a
dog happy for his arrival, then he shares a kiss and hug with another
“Where the gifts are. Nordstrom,”
a caption reads for the commercial, titled The Homecoming.
Thinker criticized Hulu for running the ad during programs
that don't include a “large proportion of Haight-Ashbury and
Greenwich Village types.” The online conservative magazine chided
Hulu for running the ads during reruns of The Rifleman and
Dennis the Menace.
“[These shows] are generally watched
by those who long for more innocent programming” and children, the
A 15-second version of the ad posted on
YouTube has been viewed more than 680,000 times with twice as many
people giving it a thumbs up as those rating it negatively.
Nordstrom follows Kohl's
Footwear in using gay couples in their ads this holiday season.