Gives New Meaning to the Serpent, At Least.

I found this Trojan ad in an issue of Ms. from 1978.

And I’m confused.

How is having control over your own reproductive system akin to disobeying God and casting humanity out of Eden, exactly?

Does this mean that Trojan itself is akin to Lucifer? That the promise of sex without reproduction is itself a temptation that, by all Judeo-Christian rights, should be avoided? That the “big decision” in Eve’s life = your choice of lubricated or ribbed?

Does this mean the apple is her vagina? If so, why is she so smug about being able to hold the damn thing in her hand?

How in the hell is this ad meant to appeal to women?!

Aaaaaaagggggghhhhhh.

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One thought on “Gives New Meaning to the Serpent, At Least.

  1. I think it says Trojan beats both God and Lucifer, because this ad leaves women more informed than either of them did. Or at least talks a whole lot more. Damn, that’s a wordy ad. Do women really want to read that much about condoms? I don’t.

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