Topic: Safe Sex

Safe-Sex Campaign Stars Pair of Frustrated Musical Testicles Rusty and Vern's Blue Balls Blues

Here's an unconventional approach to promoting safe sex. Instead of warning viewers about pregnancy or STDs, this campaign focuses on a different affliction personified by two testicles named Rusty and…

March 6, 2013, 10:19 AM EST

Protect yourself in a Smutley-like sex binge

Talk about the elephant in the room! We're talking about condom use— and, literally, a cartoon elephant that gets, er, waylaid by a horny cat. Confused? You won't be when…

April 1, 2011, 2:53 PM EDT

1980s video games preach safe sex to teens

This British teen safe-sex campaign might overestimate its target audience's familiarity with 8-bit video games, but it does offer a surprisingly charming combination of Mega Man (the character sprites and…

December 9, 2010, 12:31 PM EST

Condom or not? YouTube films let you pick

Interactive, choose-your-own-adventure YouTube films are getting more popular, particularly in the realm of PSAs, which are a natural fit, as they're often about making better choices. This latest effort, from…

November 18, 2010, 11:10 AM EST

Slithery little man angry you had unsafe sex

The slippery, shrimpy, inconsiderate imp in this safe-sex PSA from the Israel AIDS Task Force is meant to personify the doubt you won't be able to shake after having unprotected…

February 12, 2009, 4:25 PM EST

Getting HIV is just as easy as chewing gum

I think I threw up a little bit in my mouth while watching this scary STD analogy by Lowe Mena Dubai for MTV's "Staying Alive" campaign. Though unnecessarily long (I…

February 12, 2009, 8:01 AM EST