(EDGE) A new ad for Google Home, the assistant device similar to Amazon's Alexa, features a family with two gay dads.
Published to YouTube on April 20, the 30-second commercial spotlights the device's multiple users function. In the clip, two kids are seen eating breakfast before one of the fathers, Alex, walks into the kitchen and asks Google Home about his day.
Google Home details his day, including a traffic report. Then Ross, Alex's partner, asks the device about his day. Google Home says his first meeting is at 10 a.m.
"Great, I'll take the kids," Ross tells Alex.
Surprisingly, the YouTube comments for the clip have been mostly positive, with a number of users pointing out the ad is a good showcase for Google Home's multiple user function as the device is able to detect two similar - but different - male voices.
"Besides promoting diversity and gay visibility, another reason why Google used a same sex couple in this ad is to show that Google Home can differentiate voices of two people of the same gender," one user wrote.
Over the years, Google has been vocal in its support for the LGBTQ community. Most recently YouTube, which Google owns, came under fire after the video site's Restriction Mode blocked LGBTQ content. Last week, YouTube fixed the mistake, unblocking thousands of LGBTQ-related videos.
Check out the ad below.