Topic: Rape

College Acceptance Letters Get Seriously Dark, Beginning With One in the Harvard Crimson

GS&P and Prettybird call on schools to protect students

The college acceptance letter, that iconic feel-good document that every university-bound student cherishes, gets a disturbing makeover in a campaign from Goodby Silverstein & Partners and production company Prettybird that…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…