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Here's What GLAAD Has to Say to 'One Million Moms' Group Fighting Drag Queen-Starring Super Bowl Ad

Miz Cracker and Kim Chi
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Miz Cracker and Kim Chi in a teaser for the Sabra Hummus Super Bowl commercial.

While One Million Moms is trying to get LGBTQ-inclusive advertisements removed from the Super Bowl, GLAAD is telling them to "call it quits."

The conservative action group, created by the American Family Association (which the Southern Poverty Law Center has deemed a hate group), recently called on the NFL and Fox to pull an upcoming Super Bowl ad from Sabra Hummus featuring drag stars Kim Chi and Miz Cracker. "Sabra Dipping Company LLC is choosing to push an agenda of sexual confusion instead of promoting its actual product," they wrote on a petition to get the ad removed. "Normalizing this lifestyle is contrary to what conservative, Christian parents are teaching their children about God’s design for sexuality."

GLAAD responded to the group's petition by creation a petition of their own, calling on the group to stop fighting against LGBTQ inclusivity in media. "Unfortunately for the anti-LGBTQ activists, this year will mark the most diverse and LGBTQ-inclusive advertising seen during the Super Bowl in its history," they wrote in their petition. "Add your name if you agree that it's clear that One Million Moms' tactics aren't working, and it's time for them to pack it up and go home."

To further underline their point, GLAAD also posted an article sharing each of the upcoming ads featuring queer stars, including Jonathan Van Ness, Ellen DeGeneres and many more. "The level of diverse LGBTQ inclusion from at least seven brands during advertising’s biggest night, coupled with Katie Sowers’ trailblazing role on the field as Offensive Assistant Coach of the 49ers, mark a rainbow wave at the Super Bowl this year,” GLAAD president and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis said in a statement. “GLAAD has long been advocating for brands to feature LGBTQ people in ads. Now, we cannot wait for American families to see and cheer on LGBTQ icons like Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, Lil Nas X, Lilly Singh, Katie Sowers, Trace Lysette, Isis King, Jonathan Van Ness, Miz Cracker, and Kim Chi - it’s about time.”

Check out GLAAD's petition and promotion of the LGBTQ-inclusive ads here, and watch Kim Chi and Miz Cracker in their new Sabra commercial below:

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