Topic: Rape

Todd Akin Asks for Forgiveness in New Campaign Ad Senate candidate addresses rape remarks

Todd Akin, the Republican Senatorial candidate in Missouri who's under fire for claiming a woman's body can fend off pregnancy after a "legitimate rape," released this TV spot on Tuesday…

August 21, 2012, 11:19 AM EDT

Actress in Belvedere Vodka Rape Ad Files Lawsuit Alicyn Packard claims emotional distress

Having lost badly in the court of public opinion, Belvedere vodka now faces a bona fide legal challenge surrounding its infamous "date-rape" ad. Actress Alicyn Packard, who appeared in the…

April 2, 2012, 9:34 AM EDT

Hard-Hitting PSA Shows British Boys What Rape Looks Like RCKR/Y&R spot based on shocking research

The U.K.'s Home Office and RCKR/Y&R teamed up for an ad campaign to educate British teenagers on what constitutes rape, since apparently most of them have no idea. The spot…

March 6, 2012, 9:15 AM EST

Ads Tells Rugby Fans: 'Real Men Get Raped' SurvivorsUK targets alpha males

SurvivorsUK, which helps male victims of sexual abuse, is timing its "Real Men Get Raped" subway poster campaign to coincide with the Six Nations rugby tournament. This was no accident,…

February 21, 2012, 10:21 AM EST

Liquor Commission's Drink Less, Don't Get Raped Ad Is Pulled Accused of victim-blaming

Pennsylvania's Liquor Control Commission, a real hip crowd if ever there was one, has pulled one of its ads warning about the link between drinking and rape after it was…

December 12, 2011, 1:25 PM EST