You see ads for erectile dysfunction morning, noon and night. It's not like it plays like Adam Lambert [kissing another man on the AMAs]."The Super Bowl, while perennially the most-watched television event of the year, has traditionally avoided the role of political platform, until this year.
No airtime is currently available, anyway, although Mancrunch says it's hoping someone will back out.
It's doubtful buying airtime during the Super Bowl is a particuarly efficient way to reach gay males.
They will join women's groups who are currently fighting against the airing of Tebow's "advocacy ad," which the groups say is inappropriate for Super Sunday.
With the Super Bowl just days away, CBS suddenly has a very awkward situation on its hands -- and it's exactly what the network deserves.
The official rejection letter from CBS offered a vague explanation for its refusal to run the ad.
“CBS Standards and Practices has reviewed your proposed Super Bowl ad and concluded that the creative is not within the Network’s Broadcast Standards for Super Bowl Sunday,” it stated.
All eyes will be on Phoenix this Sunday for the Super Bowl.
And, many of those eyes will be met by a big, gay-themed ad.
reporter Darren Rovell tweeted earlier Friday that CBS would not be airing Man Crunch.com's 'Playing for the Same Team' ad during the NFL game next week, reports.
"has just received a formal rejection of its ad from CBS," Rovell wrote on Twitter.
“We are very disappointed that in 2010 such discrimination is happening especially given the fact that Focus on the Family is allowed to promote their way of life during the Super Bowl,” a rep for the site told