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Topic: PSAs

Sexual Consent Ads Ditch the Metaphors and Go Right to the Talking Cartoon Genitals

No 'dancing around the topic'

A well-received video made the rounds last fall that addressed the issue of sexual consent through a metaphor of drinking tea. Based on copy written by blogger Rockstar Dinosaur Pirate…

Striking Campaign About the ABCs of Illiteracy Shows How It Fuels Extremism and Suffering

A deceptively bright look at dark topics

Despite rapid advances in technology and medicine, nearly 17 percent of the world's adult population (totaling 775 million people) remains completely illiterate. In certain parts of the world, as many…

Beauty Brand Posts Selfies With Lipstick-Kissed Hands to Fight Cyberbullying

Tarte Cosmetics' 'Kiss and Makeup' campaign

With more people posting selfies on Instagram every day, the chance that others will leave negative comments is at an all-time high. But Tarte Cosmetics, which wanted to find a…

Ad of the Day: A Syrian Child Refugee's Real Ordeal Becomes a Storybook Nightmare

180LA creates jarring 'Unfairy Tales' for Unicef

A heartbreaking new animation from Unicef calls attention to the plight of the millions of children suffering in the Syrian refugee crisis.  "Malak and the Boat," a two-minute video, tells the…

Philly Police Channel Drake's 'Hotline Bling' for Their Latest Bizarre PSA

Another hit from the viral crew in blue

Philadelphia police are quickly becoming the authorities on oddly compelling viral PSAs. First, they generated national attention with a bizarre revival of a Saved by the Bell drug PSA from 1991.…

Ad of the Day: Grey Just Designed a Bicycle That Has the Symptoms of MS

Brilliant Australian campaign makes the disease feel real

This is a terrible bike to ride. Those are the first words you'll hear in "This Bike Has MS," a campaign by Grey Australia for nonprofit MS to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis…

W+K Amsterdam Wants You to 'Give a F*ck' About the Refugee Crisis This Holiday

And buy some limited-edition artworks

Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam is dropping more than a few F-bombs this holiday as it launches "Give a F*ck," a charitable platform designed to connect the creative community with social…

In the Doghouse or Dead? It's an Easy Decision in This Powerful Drunk-Driving Ad

A bit obvious, but better said than not

Refusing to drive to pick up your wife at the train station because you've been drinking might get you in trouble. But that's better than being dead, says a new…

Giant Sexting Emojis Welcome a Condom for Threesomes in MTV's 'Sext Life' Ad

Getting it on for the Staying Alive Foundation

Sexytime gets weird, and then weirder, in Y&R New York's amusing new commercial for MTV's Staying Alive Foundation, featuring actors dressed up as common sexting emoji pairs suddenly getting joined…

How AIDS Advertising Has Evolved From Shock and Shame to Hope and Humor

After 3 decades, progress

Louie Moses was pretty proud of the tagline "Don't Fuck With AIDS" when he crafted it in 1991. An advocacy group plastered the message across Arizona State University's campus as…

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