Sofia & Miguel / Condom Animation DVD
Sofia and Miguel is a requried DVD for ¡Cuídate! ETR's culturally based program to reduce STD, HIV and unplanned pregnancy risk behavior among Latino youth. In the film, a young Latina negotiates condom use with her partner for the first time. Applying strategies designed to overcome her partner's objections ("they don't feel right," "they don't even work," "I'm clean," "why now?"), she uses persistence, communication and emphasis on mutal pleasure and safety to ensure they practice responsible sex. Also included is Condom Animation, a short, friendly animation clearly illustrating 9 simple steps to correct condom use. Targeted at Latino youth ages 12-17, Sofia & Miguel / Condom Animation was awarded the WorldFest Houston Award of Distinction in 2013.