If you like it then you should be able to put a ring on it. Ain’t that the truth?
As politicians continue to drag their feet on the issue of marriage equality in Australia (or tell CEOs to “stick to knitting” instead of speaking up – side-eye to you, Peter Dutton), Airbnb has stepped up its support – without a needle or a thread.
Today, the online accommodation rental service debuted its “Until We All Belong” campaign, with the support of fellow corporates Qantas, Google, ANZ and eBay, and in collaboration with The Equality Campaign.
Airbnb have crafted a bespoke “acceptance ring” designed by globally renowned Sydney-born, British-based designer Marc Newson, which ANYONE can order free of charge with standardised postage costs around Australia from untilweallbelong.com.
The matte black metal ring has a gap in the middle, which represents the gap that needs to be filled for marriage equality to become a reality Down Under. Inscribed on the inside of the ring is a secret but powerful message: “Until We All Belong.”
Airbnb launched the campaign with a series of videos featuring people of all ages, races, genders and sexual preferences pledging to wear the ring until marriage equality is legalised.