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Images of pregnant teen boys used in controversial pregnancy awareness campaign

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A Chicago advertising campaign aimed at curbing teen pregnancy is causing quite the stir.

The ad features images of teen boys that have been digitally altered to make them look pregnant.

Those behind the idea say it is meant to capture the attention of people.

They were created by the Chicago Department of Health and appear on public buses, trains and train platforms.

Others say while they make people turn heads, they are poking fun at what could be the body of a pregnant transgender man.

Online:

http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/cdph/provdrs/healthychicago/news/2013/may/provocative_new_campaignsparkscitywideconversationsonteenparenth.html

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