Rebel Shop Geek Store

Subscribe

Woah! Enormous Sand Drawings On The Beach
Woah! Enormous Sand Drawings On The Beach

Bit Rebels Facebook Page
KICKSTARTER
J.A.E.S.A: Next Generation Artificial Intelligence
J.A.E.S.A - Next Generation Artificial Intelligence
KICKSTARTER
Looksery: Real-Time Face Transformation Filters
Looksery App
KICKSTARTER
Leaf Mount: Collapsible Stand For iPads, Samsungs, Kindle+
Leaf Mount
KICKSTARTER
ANTVR: All-In-One Universal Virtual Reality Kit
ANT Virtual Reality
Previous Article
Check Out More Of Our Geekery
Next Article
GEEK | 4 Years Ago By Diana Adams

The Abstinence Project – An Edgy Teen Pregnancy Campaign

We are all aware of the teen pregnancy problem. Here in the States, it is around 30%, which to me, is alarmingly high. A creative firm in California, Gridnik, recently created a controversial yet effective campaign called “The Abstinence Project” to encourage young college students to use alternative methods to unprotected sex.

This campaign, created about four months ago, started out very small but was so successful so quickly that these t-shirts and posters began being distributed on college campuses all over. As you see, they used the familiar Helvetica figures (often seen on bathroom doors in restaurants), bright bold colors and design, and a dash of humor to make their point.

A lot of people have noted that you can still get an STD from oral sex; however, since the goal was deterring pregnancy, I suppose STDs weren’t taken into consideration. I think this campaign is edgy and creative. I’m not surprised it was so successful and hopefully it made a difference for some people.

 
 
 
 
Author Avatar Image Representation

Author: Diana Adams

Diana has a passion for blogging and has written over 4,000 blog posts. You can usually find Diana working in her home office in Atlanta or sitting in the corner of a downtown Starbucks somewhere with her mobile devices in one hand and a Grande Caramel Macchiato in the other. She loves Star Wars, hot chicken wings, and nice people.

Leave A Comment

You Might Also Like...
Bit Rebels
Lifehack: How To Make An Emergency Candle From Butter & Toilet Paper
Lifehack: How To Make An Emergency Candle From Butter & Toilet Paper
SHARES
202
Online Tracking: The Things You Didn’t Know [Infographic]
Online Tracking: The Things You Didn’t Know [Infographic]
SHARES
493
Google Penguin Update: The Winners & Losers [Infographic]
Google Penguin Update: The Winners & Losers [Infographic]
SHARES
266
Walking Shelter: Sneakers With A Built In Tent
Walking Shelter: Sneakers With A Built In Tent
SHARES
693
14 Tech Fails Of The Past That Will Never Rise Again [Infographic]
14 Tech Fails Of The Past That Will Never Rise Again [Infographic]
SHARES
210
 
css.php