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Thais, Following Long-Tradition of Pragmatism on Safer Sex, Establish Condom Museum

During a time when “condom,” “prevention,” and “safer sex” had become dirty words in Washington, DC, the Thais brought with them their unique approach to condoms: Make them fun, colorful, obvious, available, destigmatized, everywhere.  Now they are opening an official condom museum, and they are way ahead of us.

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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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Roundup: Irish No Longer Rely on Luck to Stay Safe

Irish college students get a good SHAG, and is Google a pro-life advocate?

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Growing Up with Roe

I first became aware of abortion around the same time I became aware of many things related to sex and sexuality – during puberty. At the time, abortion represented survival to me. As a little brown girl from the Bronx, I knew what the statistics said about girls like me and our chances of “success.” If I knew one thing, I knew this: I was not going to come home and tell my mother that I was pregnant.

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The Woods Scandal: Deafening Silence on the Health Risks of Infidelity

Coverage of a celebrity couple’s infidelity scandal is more than just a race for ratings – it is an opportunity to educate the public about the health risks and realities every couple faces when confronted with infidelity.

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Crowdsourcing Condoms: Where They Are and Are Not

Condoms prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. But finding them in a store can require the tracking skills of a bloodhound. An investigative report by Wendy Norris on access to condoms in Colorado, including an interactive map.

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Abstinence Only: A Teen Peer Educator Speaks Out

A message from a teen peer educator to parents, schools and policy makers: Providing us with ‘abstinence-only-until-marriage’ programs limits our decision making abilities and puts our lives at risk.

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Get Real! Is It Really Illegal to Sell Me Condoms?

In the United States, all 50 of them, minors may purchase condoms just like legal adults can. So why was she denied access?

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Get Real! How Do You Masturbate?

In honor of Masturbation Month, Heather answers young women’s questions about sex for one.

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Bristol Palin’s Dangerous Talking Points

The message “teen ambassador” Bristol Palin seems to have been asked to deliver is disingenuous at best and dangerous at worst.

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