Kiss A Ginger Day – Is it Just Another Excuse To Sexually Objectify Redheads
Kiss a Ginger Day has its roots in, of all things, that bastion for controversy, South Park. In 2008, the satirical show aired an episode titled “Ginger Kids,” which used a war between redheads and non-redheads as a dark, absurdest analogy for the ethnic cleansing of the Holocaust! Clearly not understanding the very message of the show, some viewers launched a “Kick a Ginger Day” campaign on Facebook, which in turn prompted actual violence.
In an effort to provide a “karmic counter-event” to the hate-fueled campaign, comedian Derek Forgie launched “Kiss a Ginger Day” in 2009. And so another social media phenom was born…
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