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Safe Sex: Coming To A Cell Phone Near You!

As sexting gets more popular, safe sexting gets a grant! A series of modern sex ed soap operas have been filmed and distributed via cell phones thanks to an endowment and the commitment of a New Jersey nurse and professor. Rachel Jones, the RN behind the video productions, has spent her career committed to preventing the spread of HIV and AIDS in young women. Sadly, her home state of New Jersey has the highest number of women living with AIDS in the entire U.S. Shockingly, 82% of infections in the 18-to-29-year-old group nationwide are heterosexual African-American ladies and Latinas. Nurse Jones is perplexed by the figures, saying, “It is astounding, it is a completely preventable infection.” So, she has labored for grants to normalize condom use by sending girls text messages. More, after the jump… Keep reading »

Quickies!: Our Wombs Have Sympathy Pains

  • A woman delivered a 14 pound baby. ZOMG! Two doctors were needed to lift the load out the womb. Every woman is in pain thinking about that. [Fox News]
  • Our own columnist Rachel Kramer Bussel interviews our own Susannah Breslin about sex writing and porn for The Huffington Post. Shameless plug of bitches me love alert! [Huffington Post]
  • Some anti-Scientology person is threatening Tom Cruise’s life. The threat is so severe the FBI has been notified. Maybe the killer is someone that regrets seeing “Valkyrie.” [Perez Hilton]
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    The Daily Squeeze: Marketing Of The Pill & A “Grey’s Anatomy” SPOILER

  • You know how Yaz manufacturers push its skin-clearing abilities more than the contraceptive benefits in its commercials? That’s no accident. In an effort to encourage better compliance, many birth control manufacturers and doctors are promoting the secondary health benefits of contraception. [New York Times]
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    Hookup Text Messages Seem Quaint When Embroidered

    A woman who goes by the name Ginger Anyhow reworked some love-related text messages into embroidered art. Isn’t it amazing how romantic this obvious booty call seems when it’s taken out of context and stitched up? [Make] Keep reading »

    Text Messaging Ruins Jennifer Aniston’s Love Life Too

    The text message: the worst invention to ever happen to dating. Well, it’s at least a close second to the chastity belt. This technological form of “communication” has already left a trail of tears amongst my gal pals. From late night sex solicitation to crazy guys who use the stilted language as a crutch for their fears, the text message has been taking relationships down a notch. Now it’s bullying poor Jennifer Aniston. Everyone’s watched her ex John Mayer put on a show of his breakup blues. He’s been seen around town covering his puffy eyes with stupid sweaters and scarves. But what about Jennifer? She’s been keeping the highly publicized romance classy by keeping her mouth shut. But since her friends don’t share her tact, they’re dishing all the dirt, and apparently, she got dumped via text! It all started with a heated argument where John admitted he didn’t share her “first comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in the baby carriage” plan. After hanging up the phone he texted her, “That’s it — the end.” Say it to her face! What a wuss. Damn you text messages, you let another one slip through our fingers. [Denver Post] Keep reading »

    Poll: Is Technology A Part Of Your Sex Life?

    A study conducted by author Joan Sauers for her new book, Sex Lives of Australian Women, found that 20 percent of Australian women have admitted to having a sexual encounter in an internet chatroom. “As a society, we increasingly rely on technology to get the job done, whatever the job is,” she writes in the book. Along with internet sex, women are also into text and webcam sex. About 70 percent of women in their 20s had engaged in sexual text message exchanges, and 22 percent had been filmed while having sex. But most weren’t too happy with the videos and were less than satisfied with their screen presence. “It was fine, but to tell you the truth … watching it again was hilarious … not erotic … my arse was NOT ever meant to be on a tape,” said one 33 year old. Now, how have you incorporated technology into your sex life? [Sify] Keep reading »

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