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STOKING FIRE: Urban Outfitters Practices Withdrawal Without “Proper Attire”

Urban Outfitters withdraws online sales of Proper Attire condoms because of complaints from anti-choice groups.

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Get Real! How Exactly Can Condoms Protect Me from Infection?

Condoms can reduce our risks: they cannot eradicate them nor provide absolute protection, ever. They make sex safer for us and for our partners: they don’t make sex safe without possibility of error.

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Why Are We Still Funding Abstinence-Only Programming?

I’m at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna and I’m wondering why the Obama Administration is still funding failed Bush Administration “prevention” programs?

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Roundup: Massachusetts Town Caves on Condom Policy

Following up on the Massachusetts school district in the hot seat over a policy to distribute condoms to any student that requests one, plus Sharron Angle knows God’s will, and Pennsylvania is poised to ban the shackling of incarcerated birthing women.

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Roundup: Should A Seven Year-Old Get a Condom?

A new condom distribution policy in a Massachusetts town has people debating the true meaning of protection.

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Coca Cola Trumps Condoms—How Can We Help?

Over the last six months, as an intern at Pathfinder International, I’ve learned a lot about the field of reproductive health. One of the most shocking aspects has been just how many women lack access to contraception (200 million to be exact).

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Sex Shaming and the Rhythm Method

The CDC has found that the share of teenage girls who use the rhythm method as birth control (at least some of the time) jumped from 11 percent in 2002 to 17 percent in 2008. 

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(ACTION) Condoms Aren’t a Crime! Sign a petition, Save a Life?

Why are condoms, one of the most effective HIV/AIDS prevention tools, being used as evidence of criminal action in New York, San Francisco and Washington DC? If you’re outraged, sign your name.

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Got Condoms? You Can Be Arrested in New York

Under New York State law, carrying condoms is admissible as evidence of prostitution in a legal case. This means practicing safer sex is one more thing that can lead a sex worker to get arrested.

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The “Hocus Pocus” of Pregnancy and STI Prevention

A new report reveals that young adults are relying on magical thinking and misperceptions about contraception to the detriment of their well-being.

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