The Brits do things differently. Not only does A.A. have nothing to do with drink, but this venerable motoring association which was founded over 110 years ago has a well-deserved reputation for not dressing up things unnecessarily and presenting the bare facts to its Members and the public at large. In its new P.S.A. (which we assume … Continue reading
This wonderful parody of a 1950’s Public Service Announcement from actor/director Jaime Donohue starring Robert Gant and Cady Hoffman premiered at Sundance in 2004, and is still as hilarious and fresh as ever.
In the 1950’s the US Government used to make anti-gay Public Service Announcements to warn cute young boys that getting a ride in a fast car with a stranger may take you much further than you may have wanted. Another ‘classic’ from 1957 called ‘As Boys Grow’ helps young men come to grips with the … Continue reading
“I’m sorry I pushed you away when you needed a mom most” is the poignant line spoken in a riveting new series of P.S.A.’s in the UK which feature people apologizing for rejecting their LGBT family members. The campaign is part of Channel 4’s 50 Shades of Gay season, which marks the 50th anniversary of the partial … Continue reading
The screenshot above is from a rather wonderful animated French AIDS Public Service Announcement that we have just discovered. Directed by Wilfrid Brimo, it chronicles a lifetime of gay sex, love and heartbreak, featuring a track from the 1970s by The Rubettes called “Sugar Baby Love”.