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Chicago’s ‘Pregnant Men’ Ads: Flipping the Dialogue on Men and Teen Pregnancy Prevention

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The Chicago Department of Public Health’s Office of Adolescent and School Health just released a new set of teen pregnancy prevention ads that feature images of half-naked young men who appear, thanks to technology, pregnant.

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How Komen Flushed Their Brand in 24 Hours

I’d like to dissect how Komen for the Cure completely destroyed a brand 3 decades in the making and how they’re now a different organization with a different future (if they even have one), whether they like it or not. My goal here is to help people understand this so you don’t make the same mistakes.

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Bizarre Anti-Abortion Campaign Says Don’t Abort Because It Makes Toys Sad

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Won’t someone please think of the toy soldiers?

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Sex Sells Family Planning and Safer Sex: Why Aren’t We Using It?

Use of erotic imagery to promote family planning (as opposed to HIV prevention) has been less the norm but this need not be the case.

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Kilroy Campaign Sends Cease and Desist Letters to Columbus TV Stations on Stivers Ad

Lawyers for the Kilroy for Congress campaign sent a letter to Columbus area TV Stations and cable providers asking for them to stop airing a new television ad paid for by Steve Stivers which contains false statements, about which we wrote earlier today.

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Kilroy Campaign Charges Opponent with Lying in a Pattern Seen Throughout the Country

Negative campaigning and the use of ads to undermine an opponent is nothing new. Today, however, some campaigns just make things up. Literally.

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(VIDEO) New Efforts at Voter Suppression Aimed at Latinos

A conservative advocate and political consultant with ties to Dick Armey, George Bush, and big business has produced a television ad that encourages Latinos in Nevada not to vote.

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CBS Allows Anti-Choice SuperBowl Ad Despite “No Advocacy in Advertising” Policy

CBS yesterday approved the script for a Focus on the Family anti-choice ad to be aired during the superbowl, despite the network’s own written policy against advocacy ads.

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Nostalgia for Those Louts: A “Mad Men” Salon

Astute and unflinching examination of gender politics has proved to be the secret of the rise of “Mad Men” in popular culture. RH Reality Check is hosting a salon on the program.

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Controversy Over Morning After Pill Advertising

The first ever advertisement for a morning-after pill aired on television in the UK, despite arguments against the ad from an anti-choice group.

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