This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

It's Great To Be Gay!


TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - CREW Magazine today unveiled God Made a Gay Man ( or, a controversial YouTube spot to mark the launch of its online publication. The spot reflects the contemporary gay experience in Canada and underscores the magazine's founding principle that it's great to be gay.

CREW Magazine ( covers an array of modern lifestyle topics. Curated with a gay point-of-view, the online publication aims to be "a gay magazine for everyone".

"Discovery and web curation are a big part of what we do," says publisher Peter Coish. "We are creating a daily destination for anyone interested in content that goes beyond the usual sex and politics of gay media to examine all elements of a sophisticated, modern lifestyle - gay or straight."

The YouTube spot is based on the recent Dodge Ram Superbowl spot, God Made a Farmer, which has become an Internet sensation. The CREW spot portrays the myriad of challenges that gay men face even today, as well as celebrates the contributions they make to every aspect of modern society.

"A great meme is a terrible thing to waste," says CREW art director Kyriakos Alexopoulos. "We're leveraging the popularity and format of the original spot to create a moving homage to gay life in modern society."

"Mainstream advertisers want to reach gays as they are an affluent, taste-making audience," says Coish. "But unfortunately they have few quality options. CREW Magazine has been launched to fill that void." Indeed, RBC Royal Bank has taken a lead sponsorship role in the site for 2013.  The bank will be doing traditional online advertising as well as engaging the audience through custom editorials that specifically speak to gay consumers.

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $94.64 -3.30%
FB $116.73 7.20%
GOOG $691.02 -2.10%
TSLA $249.30 -0.86%
YHOO $36.57 -1.00%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,830.76 -210.79 -1.17%
S&P 500 2,075.81 -19.34 -0.92%
NASDAQ 4,805.2910 -57.85 -1.19%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs