Thursday, August 20, 2009

Mad Men's 'gay' episode under fire from parents' group

The Parents' Television Council complained: "The basic cable episode contained a shot of a character's hand going down into the underwear of another character for sexual stimulation..."

Jessica Geen writes:
An episode of TV drama Mad Men which featured a gay scene has been attacked by the Parents' Television Council (PTC) which says it should have been given a higher rating. They took objection to the Mad Men episode because it showed a scene between closeted gay character Salvatore Romano, played by the openly gay actor, Bryan Batt and a hotel bellhop. In the scene, the two kissed and touched. The episode was given an TV-14 rating, meaning it was deemed suitable for children of 14 and over. MORE

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