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Marilyn Monroe-like pose / Is this poster ‘sexist and voyeuristic’?

by on May 17, 2013 in Advertising, Lead story, Nuggets, Rock 'n Roll

A series of PSA posters for the Singapore Cancer Society depict women in a Marilyn Monroe-like pose that some have dubbed sexist and voyeuristic while others mistook the poster for a fashion ad. Not great for a just cause that’s trying to encourage women get tested regularly for cervical cancer.

In a poll conducted by Strait Times, 25% of respondents found the ad offensive yet 64% found the ad perfectly acceptable. The rest of the story.

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