Berlin Campaign: الحب يستحق الاحترام, Sevgi saygı hak ediyor, Liebe verdient Respekt; It’s All the Same–Love Deserves Respect

Big SignIn Berlin, a new poster campaign, trying to counter homophobia,, especially among the young in that multi-cultural capital, was revealed by the openly gay mayor, Klaus Wowereit. The campaign is being sponsored by a myriad of gay, women’s, and immigrant organizations.

Berlin's Mayor Wowereits with members of some of the groups sponsoring "Love Deserves Respect"

Berlin's Mayor Wowereit with members of some of the groups sponsoring "Love Deserves Respect"

The posters feature different couples kissing: a gay couple, a lesbian couple, and an opposite sex couple, all with the message Love Deserves Respect in German, Turkish and Arabic. The campaign started in response to an increase in attacks on members of the gay community.

Big Sign GuysSee www.zeig-respekt.de for more information about the project and other topics of interest.

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