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#Tweet4Condoms Update: @Twitter’s Policy is Not Protecting Users

In June we launched a petition demanding that @TwitterAds remove condoms from it’s blacklist. The results? A force of support from thousands of people and numerous organizations who want to see sexual health messaging promoted, not shamed. Currently, Twitter’s confusing policy continues to block a whole spectrum of sexual health advocates. Their policy views condoms as something to protect from it’s users, outlawing condom ads that contain or link to any mention of sexual pleasure. But condoms are inherently sexual. How can you- more importantly, why should you- disconnect condoms from sex and pleasure? As we told RH Reality Check, promoting pleasure is more effective at increasing consistent condom use than any fear-based campaign. Together we stand to put condoms in the public … [Read More...]

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How To Start Providing Sex Education in Your Home

Sex education involves more than just penetrative intercourse. It involves how we feel about ourselves, our gender/sexual identity, and the relationships we engage in with others.  It is a central part of being human. In this article, Dr. Melanie Davis offers practical tips for how to approach this topic with your children. This is an […]

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Hello, Birth Control!

When it comes to birth control, you’ve got a lot to choose from. All of us who need birth control want to find the right method that fits perfectly in our lives. Each of us have different needs. Thankfully, there are many effective methods to choose from today. Before you start deciphering between different brands, […]

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Condom Love: Find out how amazing safer sex can be…

You’ve probably been told how to use a condom but have you ever been told how to choose a condom? It’s not a one-size-fits-all proposition. There are sizes, shapes, materials, flavors, lubes- oh my! Melissa White, CEO of Lucky Bloke, to the rescue! She explains everything you need to know, from size to shape, from […]

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Breastfeed? How to make the switch from birth control to condoms

This August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month- a time to empower and support women who have committed to breastfeed. The practice provides many health benefits to a mom and her baby, which is all the more reason mothers should take special care of themselves during this time. New health choices will be made to better […]

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Sex and The Plus Size Gal

A world that sets narrow standards of “beauty” has a real impact on how we evaluate our bodies and value ourselves. It also directly impacts how we feel when dating or experiencing sexual pleasure- sharing an intimate bodily experience with another is a serious exercise in self image.  As Elle Chase (a.k.a. Lady Cheeky) states […]

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Dr. Foreskin or How can you learn to stop worrying and love the ‘hood’

Male circumcision is common in the United States. Eight in 10 Americans who have penises have their foreskin removed. According to the Healthcare Cost and Utilities Project, in 2011 it was the most common medical procedure preformed in hospital stays. So it’s not surprising that a lot of people have questions about the foreskin. Similarly, […]