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Gay Bob Doll Ad: “Come out of the closet with Gay Bob” (1978)

Contributed by Stephen Coles  on Jul 17th, 2013. Artwork published in .
Source: Scanned and retouched by Paul Malon. License: All Rights Reserved.

Gay Bob is a doll created in 1977 and billed as the world’s first openly gay doll. Creator Rosenberg described the doll as resembling a cross between Paul Newman and Robert Redford. Bob is anatomically correct.

The all-caps setting is horrendous, but this may be the best use of Tango ever.

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