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WE NEED YOU: Join the #LustforLife Campaign

The #LustforLife Campaign shines a spotlight on the fact that nearly 70% of the 50,000 new HIV infections in the U.S. each year occur in urban communities. In fact, HIV prevalence in low-income urban areas throughout the U.S. is similar to that of countries where USAID has declared HIV epidemics. Among heterosexual people in urban neighborhoods, HIV prevalence is four times higher than the US national average. By race and ethnicity, African Americans are the most heavily affected by HIV transmission, followed by Latinos. ONE® Condom’s mission is to increase condom use by creating products and programs that make it easier to learn about, talk about, and practice safer sex. Recognizing that urban communities are among the hardest hit by HIV transmission, and believing that as a community … [Read More...]

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Pleasure: Sexual Anatomy For Every Body

Everyone’s body is unique – no two bodies are exactly alike – even those of the same sex or gender. This becomes more apparent after reading the following article by Heather Corrina of Scarleteen. She explains in an inclusive way the biological components of pleasure and why there is no one body part that releases pleasure […]

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Sex School: Condoms = Cancer? Uh, No.

In November, a new condom brand called Sustain began promoting a campaign that, at first glance, implies they’d like you to believe some condoms may cause cancer. At the heart of this is a petition demanding the FDA to “Get Carcinogens Out of Condoms.” What isn’t readily apparent is that there isn’t any scientific evidence indicating you could ever […]

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Setting The Record Straight | #condomtruth

Last month, a new condom brand called Sustain began promoting a self-funded study insinuating, at first glance, that the majority of mainstream condoms are laden with carcinogens. Next a petition surfaced, relying on this flawed study and sponsored by  “Campaign for Safe Cosmetics,” calling the FDA to “Get Carcinogens Out of Condoms.” Fueled with dangerous […]

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EVENT: Choosing Condoms for Pleasure with Melissa White

Join Melissa White of Lucky Bloke as she explains: How to Choose Condoms for Ultimate Pleasure Do you hate condoms? Yeah, we totally get it. Condoms break. They’re uncomfortable. They don’t fit and fall all off. Which causes people to ultimately file them under: “Condoms Suck.” But they don’t. If you know how to choose them. Odds are, if you dislike condoms, […]

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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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20 Things I Didn’t Know About Love, Sex and Dating Until I Hit 40

Looking back on your love life, what do you know now that you didn’t understand in the past? Love, sex and dating are all so multifaceted and complex, it’s a life dynamic that is never fixed or static. Rather, these parts of ourselves flux and change throughout time, and certainly don’t halt in your later […]

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Birth Control When You’re Living With HIV/AIDS

Taking medication for HIV? Here’s what you should know to avoid an accidental pregnancy. If you are one of the 1.1 million people in the U.S. living with HIV or AIDS, you might have heard that your choices of birth control are limited. The good news is that many methods—including some of the most effective […]

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Standing Together In Solidarity At The Sex Ed Conference

BY MILLA IMPOLA | @MillaImpola During the Awards Ceremony at the National Sex Ed Conference on December 5, The Women of Color Sexual Health Network (WOCSHN) read a powerful statement about racial justice in sexuality education. As more and more people joined on stage to hold hands, it was a beautiful moment of hope and […]