Being gay for advertising still such a stigma

It can be a difficult thing, telling your parents you're gay … for advertising. The man in this amusing Portfolio Night promo does it—and quickly gets kicked to the curb, only to seek redemption on the streets of Toronto. The clip was written by Y&R interns Jordan Cohen and Mishelle Menzies, who will be showing their books at Portfolio Night 8 in Toronto on May 20. UPDATE: The Portfolio Night website seems to be having problems. If you can't see the video below, watch it here.

—Posted by Tim Nudd

Publish date: May 10, 2010 © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT