Posts tagged "condoms"

Quick Pic: Doing It Doggy Style In Paris

These government-sponsored condom ads have been causing a bang in Paris (heh, heh). Translation of the dog-themed slogans: “Man’s best friend.” And because France is so egalitarian: “Woman’s best friend”…

Leonora Epstein | September 7, 2009 - 8:00 pm

The Trojan 2GO Makes Buying Condoms More Discreet

Some people are still embarrassed to buy condoms. Gasp! How dare anyone know they have safe sex? To make purchasing and carrying condoms more discreet, Trojan brand condoms has created…

Annika Harris | September 2, 2009 - 4:20 pm

The Virgin Mary Makes A Guest Appearance … In A Condom

If you read our Condom Commandments, you know why you should use condoms. But let’s not discount the miraculous reasons to use rubbers. You may receive a religious message! One…

Ami Angelowicz | August 12, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Quickies!: New “Molecular Condom” May Prevent AIDS Transmission

A new “molecular” liquid condom has been developed that would prevent the transmission of AIDS during intercourse. The condom consists of a vaginal gel that turns semisolid in the presence…

Carrie Wasterlain | August 11, 2009 - 9:00 pm

Sex Without A Condom = Good For Your Mental Health

It’s no secret that condoms are no fun to use, but a new study says that having unprotected sex may actually be better for your mental health.


Jessica Wakeman | August 3, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Pullout Method Almost As Effective As Condoms

Authors of a new paper in Contraception magazine say that the withdrawal method is as effective as condoms when it comes to pregnancy prevention. They say “typical use” of the…

Annika Harris | July 21, 2009 - 3:50 pm

Durex Condom Wrappers Inspire Sexy Time

Does seeing a used condom wrapper instantly make you want to hop in the sack? Well, Durex thinks so. In a new commercial for their rubbers, the company…

Daniela Guernica | July 20, 2009 - 3:50 pm

Do Some Guys Actually LIKE Wearing Condoms?

It’s always been my understanding — from personal experience, friends’ experience and general popular culture — that most guys hate wearing condoms and if pregnancy and STDs weren’t a concern,…

Wendy Atterberry | July 13, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Lady Gaga Dislikes Pants But Supports The Wearing Of Rubbers

Earlier this week, Lady Gaga took time out from pantslessness and boob explosions to volunteer at AIDS charity Body Positive North West in Manchester, England. “I want to make it…

Catherine Strawn | July 3, 2009 - 3:15 pm

Condoms Are A Rarity In U.S. Prisons

The Los Angeles County Sheriff is considering expanding a program that distributes condoms in a unit for gay men at Men’s Central Jail. Currently, an outreach worker from nonprofit Center…

Catherine Strawn | July 2, 2009 - 4:20 pm

Three Stupid Studies That Waste Money

Three new studies have come out over the weekend that do anything but blow my mind. In fact, they annoy and perplex me. I’m all for research, but not when…

Carrie Wasterlain | June 22, 2009 - 3:20 pm

10 Things That Are Way More Awkward To Buy Than Condoms

Pharmacy checkout clerks, whether they know it or not, have a reputation for being the most judgmental people on Earth. Everyone is neurotic about what the cashier must be thinking…

Jessica Wakeman | June 12, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Liberate The Condoms At CVS!, Activists Say

Is it possible to c**k block safe sex? Yes, say public health advocates who are going after CVS for sometimes locking its condoms behind glass cases!

Advocates For Youth

Jessica Wakeman | June 11, 2009 - 6:15 pm

Condom Pillow: Silkscreened For Her Pleasure

As someone who has at least a surface interest in interior design, I feel pretty strongly that a person’s possessions and home decor ought to say something about him or…

Wendy Atterberry | June 8, 2009 - 4:15 pm

Rapex Anti-Rape Condoms Turn Your Vagina Into A Penis Fly Trap

We’re all for rape prevention, but when you can’t stop the crime, why not score immediate payback with the help of a little latex and some barbed plastic? That’s the…

Lily Q | May 21, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Doin’ It With Dr. V: How To Put A Condom On With Your Mouth

Hi, I’m Dr. V. I’m not a real doctor, I just play one on the Internet. What I am is a lady, a lady who is a fool for love!

Dr. V | April 17, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Hansaplast Condoms Promise To Help Your Pleasure Last

Hansaplast’s ads for their new long pleasure condoms crack me up and definitely get the message across — don’t screw outdoors with your dude strapped into one of these babies,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 6, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Where ARE Condoms Made?

Earlier this week we told you how the federally funded United States Agency of International Development (USAID), stopped distributing American-made condoms overseas in favor of less expensive Chinese-made condoms. USAID’s…

Annika Harris | March 26, 2009 - 5:30 pm

United Jimmies Of Benetton

Fashion designers and houses love to have their labels plastered on billboards, T-shirts, and handbags. But who knew something as simple as a wrapper could get the fashion world’s attention.

Annika Harris | March 26, 2009 - 2:15 pm

U.S. Government Buys Cheaper, Foreign Condoms

Would you use a foreign-made condom because it was cheaper than an American-made condom? I know, you’re probably thinking, “Wait, does it matter where my condoms are made?” Perhaps. There…

Annika Harris | March 24, 2009 - 5:30 pm
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