condoms

Condom Water Balloons Exploding In Reverse Slow Motion

I guess someone wandered around Coachella throwing water-filled condoms in people’s faces? It was hot, so I suppose they liked it. Since this is 2010, someone was there…

Susannah Breslin | May 5, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Trojan Wants You To Write A Jingle About Extra-Large Condoms

Y’all know how I feel about Magnum condoms — unnecessary and stupid, at least most of the time. So Ludacris and I will have to agree to disagree, seeing as…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 28, 2010 - 7:10 pm

Condoms Are For Ugly Folks!

The problem with this ad campaign for OLLA condoms is obvious. In addition to being totally insulting, promoting that condoms are for ugly people doesn’t really do much to stop…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 26, 2010 - 5:20 pm

May The (Birth Control) Force Be With You

A Darth Vader-adorned condom wrapper reads, “I will not be your father.” Soon to be found in the nightstand drawers of every geek. [Geekologie] …

Leonora Epstein | April 22, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Pharmacy Refused To Sell The Pill, Condoms, Porn — And Closed

Birth control pills. Condoms. Porn. Cigarettes.

What do these things have in common other than indicators of a good time (except for, uh, the cigarettes)? They were all banned…

Jessica Wakeman | April 9, 2010 - 3:50 pm

A Sex Toy Store For Muslims Only

Frankly, I don’t know if there are sex toy — er, “marital aid” — stores out there just for Christians or just for the Jewish, but there is one just…

Susannah Breslin | April 6, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Tiger Woods Plays Trojan Horse

Believe it or not, this is not part of a Tiger Woods Trojan endorsement deal. It’s a condom statue of him that was created to promote birth control and safe…

Ami Angelowicz | April 2, 2010 - 12:20 pm

A Brief, Yet Slightly Disturbing, History Of The Condom

In case you were curious about the evolution of the condom—you know that rubber thingy that people hate to use but have to—here is an illustrated look at its history,…

Ami Angelowicz | March 26, 2010 - 5:00 pm

How Do The Guys In Your City Measure Up?

Condomania has big, big news: In fact, they’ve undertaken a study that is poised to change the face of this great nation and the men who live here. See, back…

Erin Flaherty | March 24, 2010 - 6:40 pm

The NYC Condom Gets A Reboot

New York City has been handing out free condoms since 1971, and the city now distributes more than 40 million rubbers each year in bars, restaurants, community service agencies, and…

Catherine Strawn | March 11, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Swiss Make Teeny Weenie “Hotshot” Condoms For 12-Year-Old Boys

Oh, those libertine Europeans! After studies have shown increased sexual activity by 12- to 14-year-old boys (um, eww?), a Swiss condom manufacturer has created “Hotshot” condoms in smaller sizes. According…

Jessica Wakeman | March 3, 2010 - 6:40 pm

Do These Durex Ads Make You Horny, Baby?

Durex’s latest campaign featuring bodies doing the nasty is made up of typefaces for words like “muscle tension,” “orgasm,” “overload,” and, um, “tasty.” (Oh, really?) Clever, raunchy, or both? Check…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 25, 2010 - 1:20 pm

“Jersey Shore” And “The View” Talk Condoms And Hot Tubs

Someone said the word “condom” in Elisabeth Hasselbeck’s presence and her head did not explode! (We cannot speak for Sherri Shepherd, though.) Thank you, Joy Behar, for asking…

Jessica Wakeman | February 23, 2010 - 6:19 pm

Should Condom Companies Adjust Sizes To Fit Male Egos?

We’ve all heard the famous “condoms are too tight for me” line before, right, ladies? Well, according to a new survey from the Kinsey Institute, 45 percent of men are…

Ami Angelowicz | February 17, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Guys, You Are Not The Only Ones Who Hate Condoms

Exciting things are happening in my lady parts: I’ve gone back on the birth control pill. After a few years of being single and not getting enough sex to justify…

Jessica Wakeman | January 19, 2010 - 3:00 pm

How Sexy Is Your Apartment?

Sure, lots of blogs are rounding up the sexiest stories, trends, and scandals of the year — including us — but when Apartment Therapy does it, it’s a little different.

Susannah Breslin | December 29, 2009 - 5:50 pm

The Holidays Are A Time For Unprotected Sex

Around this time of year, even as people spend hours and hours wrapping up gifts to put under the tree, they forget to wrap up something else. More than a…

Catherine Strawn | December 14, 2009 - 6:40 pm

Tiger Beat: Golfer Didn’t Wrap Up His Wood With At Least Two Mistresses

The first rule of cheatingalways use a condom (and hopefully backup birth control). Tiger Woods, kick ass golfer and dentist’s dream (because of that pearly white smile, natch),…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 7, 2009 - 9:00 pm

Debate This: Should Guys Help Pay For Birth Control?

Until you decide to settle down and start making babies, you’re probably doing whatever you can to prevent the formation of zygotes. If you’re in a serious, long-term relationship, this

Catherine Strawn | December 3, 2009 - 4:30 pm

7 Condoms Stronger Than The Rest

Condoms aren’t exactly effective if they tear, break, or don’t hold up to whatever rough stuff you’ve got going on in the bedroom, so ShopSmart magazine put 500 samples of…

Catherine Strawn | December 3, 2009 - 3:50 pm