J Crew at Center of Gay Economics With Openly Gay Model

J. Crew surprised consumers again with a May 2011 catalog that features its employees as models, including a gay designer with his boyfriend, who are described as "Happy Together." The preppie clothing giant was quiet on its presentation of the same-sex couple -- "Our designer Somsack and his boyfriend, Micah" -- but gay advocates applaud what they say is a strong message. "Nothing is unintentional in this kind of marketing," said Cathy Renna of Renna Communications, which serves the LGBT...Full Story
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