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Another brand name under attack

Having a Golden Gaytime at the Melbourne Zoo because that's how I spend my Labour Day long weekend. #eats

A Melbourne man, known as Brian Mc, is petitioning to have "Golden Gaytime" re-named with concerns that the name is ‘offensive’ and ‘outdated’ to Australia’s LGBTQ+ community.

In the petition, Brian states “Gay’s meaning primarily is related to sexuality. As a Gay man I have needed to fight to be myself, overcoming many things in my life, I am a proud Gay man.”

“As a part of the LGBTQIA+ community, I believe my sexual identity is owned by me, not a brand and that the outdated meaning no longer applies. Isn’t it time for this double entendre to end?”

Within the last 12 months, Redskins became Red Ripper, Chicos became Cheekies and Coon Cheese was renamed Cheer Cheese.

Is the number up for Golden Gaytimes too?

FYI In New Zealand, it's known as "Cookie Crumble".

Tags: golden gaytime, icecream, gay, petitions