First-Ever Indian Lesbian Ad Breaks Barriers

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Published on 11 Jun 2015, 20:52
A groundbreaking commercial in India portrays a love relationship between two women. The ad has swept the traditional country, where being gay could send a person to prison
Clothing brand Anouk Ethnic Wear's three-minute spot, called "The Visit," shows a live-in couple chatting casually and primping in preparation for a visit from one of the woman's parents
With flowing curtains and sunny windows, the ad feels like a scene out of everyday life. It treads lightly around the pressures that surround a same-sex relationship in a culture of deep-seated social conservatism.

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