Posts tagged "condoms"

West Virginia Student Katelyn Campbell Stands Up To School’s Abstinence-Only Sex Ed

Meet Katelyn Campbell, a high school student council vice president, Wellesley College-bound senior, and sex education rabble-rouser who is filing an injunction against her principal for threats he made after she boycotted and spoke out against an abstinence-only sex-ed assembly at her school. According to ThinkProgress.org, Principal George Aulenbacher at George Washington High School in West Virginia threatened to call…

By: Sarah Gray / April 18, 2013

This Condom Applicator Slingshot Makes Safe Sex More Dangerous

Jörg Sprave of The Slingshot Cannel took the Bill Gates' Next Generation Condom Challenge and came up with this condom applicator slingshot gun. I don't have a penis, but I think if I did, this method of condom application would scare the crap out of me. On a more positive note, I really enjoyed Jörg's salutatio…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 11, 2013

Boston College Halts Condom Distribution

Boston College students are facing possible discipline for distributing condoms both on- and off-campus. The school, a Jesuit college, no longer wants birth control distributed on its campus because it doesn't align with Catholic teachings. [Boston Globe,  Feminist.org] Five ways to make the "Lean In" movement more inclusive of low-income women. [xoJane] Mississippi's governor nominated…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 29, 2013

There Are Now Bacon Condoms To Go With Your Bacon Lube

Of course J&D Foods, the company responsible for baconlube and bacon shaving cream, have made bacon condoms. Not only do they smell and taste like pork, when you put them on, your penis looks like a strip of bacon. So basically, every inch of your business will be transformed into a greasy, smoked meat stick.

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 29, 2013

Condoms Make Ice Cream Way Less Appetizing

Only in Japan would ice cream that you eat out of a condom exist. You just snip the "Egg Ice Cream" tip and the sweet treat shoots out like a geyser. You can watch an innuendo laden tutorial of how to eat condom ice cream courtesy of college students Sharla and Mira. Whatever you do, don't…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 22, 2013

An Anti-HIV, Disappearing Female Condom Is On The Way

Researchers at the University of Washington have developed the technology to create the all-purpose condom of the future. This new kind of female condom, made of "electrospinning" micro-fibers, will protect against pregnancy, release anti-HIV medicine (or other STI preventatives), and then, get this … just dissolve over a period of days, or even minutes. Here'…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 7, 2012

Today In WTF: Toddler Exposed To Gonorrhea By Sucking On A Used Condom At A Playground

It happened in Florida. A toddler sucked on a used condom on a playground and may have gonorrhea, or even HIV, because of it. I'm not even going to make a Florida joke right now because this story is so thoroughly disturbing. Teisha Sanders has filed a lawsuit against the Jacksonville Urban League, which ru…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 31, 2012

Dealbreaker: He Wore Three Condoms

I am a woman 33 years of age who practices safe sex. But it wasn’t always that way. As a woman of 19, 20 and 21, I was in no uncertain terms an idiot where safe sex was concerned. Sometimes I forced a guy to wear a condom, sometimes I didn’t. But that all changed…

By: Sara Barron / September 24, 2012

Tell Us Your Condom Mishaps!

This weekend, the worst thing ever happened. And by the worst thing ever, I mean a used condom landed on top of my cell phone. O'Boyfriend and I were, uhhhh, using a condom. And then we were done using the condom. And then because I  didn't want it or its contents spilling on my bedsheets,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 24, 2012

First Time For Everything: A Condom Got Lost Inside My Vagina

I always laughed when, in middle school, my friends worried about getting tampons stuck inside of them. I was the first to brush off any fear that anything could actually get stuck inside your vagina. I mean, how could you not know if something is up in there? However, I have been converted – a…

By: Christina Megret / June 7, 2012

Special Condoms For Premature Ejaculators

Target market: Men who come early. This Turkish Durex condom ad is especially for the one-and-a-half pump chumps of the world. That was said with total compassion, by the way. Everybody gets a little overexcited sometimes. I wonder what the "delaying effect" is ... A numbing lubricant? Or maybe the condoms are so thick that…

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 1, 2012

Make Beautiful Music With Condoms

Condoms are even more useful than we thought. If you're not getting laid currently, you can always use your spare condoms to make music. The message here is clear: It doesn't matter how you use condoms, just that you use them. [Buzzfeed]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / May 27, 2012

5 Worst Excuses Men Use To Avoid Wearing Condoms

It doesn't matter how charming he is. It doesn't matter how sexy he is. Your health is still the number one priority.  If you are prepared when he bats his eyelashes and runs his very sexy hand up your thigh, you will stay in control of both your safety and your pleasure. Here are the top five…

By: YourTango.com / May 20, 2012

Today’s Lady News: Extra-Large Condom Ad Zeroes In On Ladies Scared Of Big Penises

Big penises have us running to lock ourselves in the bathroom, don't they, ladies? That's what the ad agency behind a (real?) ad for Prudence Extra-Large Condoms wants to think. Although the idea of the ad is clever — a long, wordy rant from a guy trying to be "persuasive" — the actual text i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 17, 2012

How To Get All The Condoms You Need (Discreetly)

I still get a little flustered when I have to walk up to some random checkout counter and whisper, "Hey, can I have those Trojans? (even more hushed) Yes. The Magnums, please." I accept the fact that it is a little childish of me, but so what? I believe a girl is entitled to discretion. Luckily…

By: Tiffanie Drayton / March 20, 2012

Zac Efron Talks “Condom Drop” With Matt Lauer

You know, just a couple of bros, talkin' about always wearing a rubber. How old is Zac Efron? Is my crush on him inappropriate? Please advise. …

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 1, 2012

Mind Of Man: So Many Condoms, So Little Time

Somewhere, last night, a young man stood in his apartment wearing nothing but a condom.  He stretched  his arms out, closed his eyes, and whispered “if I wear it, they will come. THEN COME AND COME AGAIN.” The condom was one of dozens he keeps strategically hidden throughout his apartment. He keeps a pile i…

By: John DeVore / January 4, 2012

Durex Ad Promotes Not Discussing Using Protection

Look, I get it. This Durex condom ad, which is running in India, is supposed to be funny. The condoms are so thin, she can't feel 'em! But the obvious problem is that these ads teach the most important lesson about safe sex -- discuss the use of protection before you f**k! Don't let a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 21, 2011

This Week In Review: Fashion By The Numbers

It's time for this week's roundup of style stats and numerical anecdotes! Today we're covering everything from "Twilight" wedding gowns to world record fingernails. Read on for the scoop...

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 2, 2011

The Most Protective Dress Ever

 Designer Nguyen Minh Tuan wanted to create a dress that would raise awareness about World AIDS Day (which is every December 1, FYI). So she cobbled together more than 700 condoms to create this very latexy confection. [Dog and Pony Show]…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 30, 2011
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