Queerty: Australia’s Gold Coast Yanks Crotch Shot from Gay Tourism Campaign

An Australian tourism campaign aimed at gay travelers has yanked a phallocentric marketing image after local mainstream media outlets became, er, engorged over the pic, reports The Australian.

travelicious gold coast8Touting Australia’s Gold Coast, the advert featured a tanned male in a skintight swimsuit that clearly spotlighted his endowment, with an accompanying tagline encouraging visitors to “check out our impressive packages…”

Though the spot was just one of several images used by Gold Coast Tourism on its microsite Gay Gold Coast, local media outlets like the Gold Coast Bulletin and the Australian Broadcasting Company honed in on the racy bulge, leading tourism bosses to pull it.

Read the full article here.

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Queerty: Australia’s Gold Coast Yanks Crotch Shot from Gay Tourism Campaign