Controversial Hilton Hotel ad featuring two men in bed sparks petition

Controversial Hilton Hotel Ad Starts a Petition

The American Family Association has launched a petition against Hilton Worldwide over a hotel ad published in the June 2016 issue of Travel + Leisure.

The hotel chain's ad features two men, happily lying in a bed together.

On Monday, AFA wrote on it's website: "Hilton chose to make a cultural and social statement by purposely marketing the promotion of homosexuality to a large segment of the population who finds the idea of two men sleeping together unnatural and offensive."

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Over 46,000 people have signed the petition, urging Hilton to meet with pro-family leaders over the matter.

Hilton defended the image, responding to AFA saying: "Hilton Worldwide is a global company of diverse cultures serving diverse guests ... We are proud to depict and reflect our guest diversity in our advertising..."

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