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Condoms as Safer Sex

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Don’t forget your rubbers, 1987

What’s the best way to get the word out about condoms without saying “condoms”? By using slang. While an open reference to safe sex and its methods might have offended more conservative viewers, this poster from the State Health Department of Vermont used an informal term to reach those savvy enough to be in on the message.

  • Publisher(s):
    Vermont State Department of Health - Division of Epidemiology
  • Type:
Yellow square road sign that has black curved arrow indicating curves in the roadway ahead above text.