After watching their performance of the song during the VMAs pre-show and because I hear it play in the grocery store every other time I visit, I can safely say that I’ve heard “7 Years” at least three dozen times. But it wasn’t until very recently that I learned Lukas Graham, the artist responsible for the hit, was…
Ultraviolet, the reproductive rights advocacy group, released a new public service announcement today, highlighting the hidden emotional and financial costs of campus rape.
You may see some crazy inappropriate shit while riding the subway, but at least the ads won’t pop anybody’s monocle.
Behold, the most confusing warning you'll ever receive about the ubiquity of sexually transmitted diseases. So peppy! So upbeat!
Well, here is a strange piece of history: A short animated film made by Walt Disney for Kotex, explaining menstruation. The fuck?
Instead of using their sleepovers to watch music videos and gossip—like so many of us used to—a group of six middle school girls from East Texas have been spending their free time discussing state legislation and planning a PSA about teen dating violence.
The NFL has teamed up with No More, a domestic violence and sexual assault organization and Mariska Hargitay's Joyful Heart Foundation to create a new anti-domestic violence PSA campaign to be aired during football games.
Cancer is a lot of things — fucking unfair, tragic, horrible, frightening, a terrifyingly indifferent monster. Cancer is not a pissing contest. Guess no one told that to the British Pancreatic Cancer Action organization, which this week launched what may be the worst disease awareness ad campaign of all time. "I wish…
It's the holiday season, which means it's time to light the menorah tree on fire, throw dreidels at the Kwanzaa cake, and very nicely ask Santa to bring you a nice new Jesus for Saturnalia. If you're in the UK, it means something else, too: the annual deluge of unhelpful holiday anti-rape ads.
New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg is taking a stab at dismantling unattainable beauty standards through an uplifting campaign aimed at improving girls' self-esteem that's way less of a bummer than the city's anti-teen pregnancy PSAs.
The UK's Network Rail service just released a Candid Camera-type holiday PSA of women falling down and accidentally displaying their underwear at train stations. Apparently, only women need to take care this party season, since "running for a train with high heels, bags of shopping or attempting to carry heavy…
These new PSAs for the AIDS Council, put together by the McCann Worldgroup Helsinki ad agency, equate getting busy to checking in on Foursquare. A heterosexual couple touch each other and get undressed; right before he pulls off his skivvies, a map icon pops up with the info, "Cathy Mills and 34 others were here."…
With the Olympics fast approaching, we're hearing a lot of exciting and encouraging news about female athletes like weightlifter Holley Mangold, diver Brittany Viola and runner Lolo Jones — but, sadly, even with these athletic powerhouses set to compete for the gold in London, women's sports are still at a major…
This video is hard to watch. It's a simulated teen rape, but it's only partially intended to shock. The British government commissioned the ad primarily to show teens that what they might think is "heavy petting" is really a sex crime.
For example, take this video on homosexuality. Starting out with a clear message — "Boys Beware" — the video propagates some of the myths that are still seen in homophobic behavior: