Planned Parenthood Golden Gate (PPGG) has aired a new commercial featuring a stereotyped gay man showering teens with condoms and contraceptive pills aimed specifically at 18 to 24-year-olds.
The ads, aired on MTV, VH-1, Comedy Central and TLC, are set to a ‘Mile High Club’ theme, where Stephen, a flagrantly stereotypical gay man ‘educates’ the teenage passengers about ‘safe sex’ by shoving contraceptives at them. At the end of the commercial, Stephen sits on the pilot’s lap.
“PPGG created this campaign to stress the importance of sexual health in a creative way and one that breaks free from the old ineffective paradigm of relying on fear-mongering tactics to inspire desired behavior changes,” said Dian J. Harrison, PPGG’s President and CEO in a press release.
“We want young people to take control of their sexual health and well-being by using prevention every time they have sex. This ad’s message normalizes pregnancy prevention and safer sex in a healthy, cool, and humorous way.”
The commercial, which will run through February 2008, is the latest in a series of raunchy sex-obsessed commercials aired by the heavily-tax-funded PPGG and aimed at subverting teens and young adults.
[3Jan08, John Connolly, San Francisco, LifeSiteNews.com]