Posts tagged "safe sex"

Netflix And Chill Condoms Will Get Your Message Across, Loud And Clear

Just in case they don’t get it. …

Megan Reynolds | October 8, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Do Something New: Get Tested For HIV

Getting tested for HIV might be daunting, but it’s worth it.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 2, 2015 - 10:30 am

Getting Safe Condoms On The Shelf Is A Long, Hard Process

Good golly, does it take a lot for a condom to get on the market. According to this infographic from AccessRH, the process for condom factories to apply for pre-qualification…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 2, 2014 - 11:30 am

A Guy’s Advice: How To Tackle The Awkward Condom/STD Convo With Your New Man

When it comes to awkward conversations with the new guy you’re dating, the STD/birth control chat takes the cake. It’s the necessary talk that neither of you want to have,… | November 15, 2014 - 3:30 pm

PurrVerse: The NYPD Now Limits Using Condoms As Evidence Of Sex Work — But This Issue Is Far From Over

The NYPD has finally agreed to ban the confiscation condoms as evidence from people they suspect of being sex workers. With similar measures having been fought for and won in…

Kitty Stryker | May 15, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Best Ever Condom Commercial Banned For Being Too Raunchy

For an advertisement meant to promote safe sex — arguably one of the greatest ways a person can pass time on a random Monday night — you’ve got to admit…

The Stir | December 15, 2013 - 1:30 pm

Girl Talk: Taking A Pregnancy Test At 36

The first time I bought a pregnancy test I was 17. I’d gotten my period but was so new at the whole sex thing, not to mention paranoid, that I…

Rachel Kramer Bussel | September 13, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Birth Control Gave Me A Mental Breakdown

This piece by Jessie Lochrie was originally published on

I can count the number of times I’ve had sex without condoms on one hand. This isn’t to brag about how I’m some…

Jessie Lochrie | August 2, 2012 - 1:00 pm

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… | May 20, 2012 - 1:30 pm

HIV/AIDS Ad Is So Clever, Yet So Tacky

Clever use of Facebook Places, Finnish condom PSA! Too bad you had to resort to slut-shaming to do it. Twenty sexual partners might sound like a lot, but all you…

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2012 - 2:40 pm

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…

John DeVore | January 4, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Condom Company Scares Guys Into Wrapping It Up Via Facebook

Of all the good reasons to wrap it up, not bringing a bundle of joy into the world who you are ill-prepared to care for is a big one. A…

Jessica Wakeman | November 29, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Guys, Using Condoms Will Make You Popular!

A new study found that college guys with higher levels of testosterone (the macho ones!) were more likely to use condoms than their less manly peers. This initially confused researchers…

Ami Angelowicz | November 21, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Chad Ochocinco Schools Twitter On The Pull-Out Method

Football player Chad Ochocinco outraged people WHO TYPE ANGRILY IN ALL CAPS this morning when he tweeted a little joke about the pull-out method. No, pulling out is not safe…

Jessica Wakeman | November 18, 2011 - 10:40 am

Today’s Lady News: MTV’s New iCondom App Helps You Find Places To Buy Condoms

MTV’s Staying Alive HIV prevention campaign partnered up with iCondom for a new iPhone app that allows users to search via GPS for places to buy condoms. While I commend…

Jessica Wakeman | August 11, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Get Yer Ke$ha Condoms

“If you come to a live show, it’s a sensory assault. You will leave covered in sweat, beer, glitter, and, just maybe, you’ll get a special edition Ke$ha condom. If…

Kate Torgovnick/ | March 9, 2011 - 4:40 pm

8 Condom Commandments

Imagine this: You’re a young, single woman out in the jungle that is the urban dating world. One fine night, you meet a good-looking guy at a holiday party. “Hello,”…

Ami Angelowicz | December 16, 2010 - 12:30 pm

What You Need: Over-Priced Condoms

Sir Richard’s Condom Company. It sounds fancy, doesn’t it? If you’re tired of sneaking around drug stores late at night to buy condoms, there’s a new company that makes picking…

Susannah Breslin | December 9, 2010 - 3:40 pm

HIV+ Porn Star Speaks Out

The L.A. Times has an interview with Derrick Burts, the 24-year-old male porn star who contracted HIV recently. Burts, who has worked in gay and straight porn, as…

Susannah Breslin | December 8, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Bristol Palin And The Situation Talk About Sex, Baby

It seems as if this would be a “Saturday Night Live” skit, not an actual safe sex PSA, and yet The Candie’s Foundation has managed to blow our minds with…

Julie Gerstein | November 16, 2010 - 8:15 pm
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