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5 Ultra-Thin Condoms Guaranteed to Improve Your Sex Life

Not sure what condoms to try? Here is Lucky Bloke's top condom picks for incredible pleasure. For all those people who complain about condoms, there's good news. You can still have protective sex that feels amazing! It's just a matter of knowing your condom size and being open to experiment with different style condoms. Really, it's that simple. If you (or your partner) are someone who struggles with condom use, Melissa White, CEO at Lucky Bloke, highly recommends trying ultra-thin condoms. The fact is that there are new ultra-thin condoms recently introduced to the market, like ONE Vanish and SKYN Elite, the thinnest non-latex condom. In this article, Melissa White breaks down the most popular ultra-thin condoms and explains what's new and improved about each. She shares her … [Read More...]

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Well-Women Visits: 6 Things You Should Know

Did you know that a “well-woman” visit is now fully covered by insurance under new law? Yes, all teen girls and women up to age 65 are recommended to schedule a well-woman visit once a year. And that has just been made easier thanks to the Affordable Care Act. A well-woman exam is important for […]

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Top 5 Best Condoms for Smaller Penises

A condom that fits properly will make sex safer, as well as heighten both of your pleasure. Do you dislike condoms because they slip off or bunch up and feel baggy? Don’t discard condoms all together. Instead, know your problem is common and the solution is simple: you need a smaller, tighter fitting condom. Few […]

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How to React when Your Hookup Says They’re on PrEP

The amount of people using pre-exposure prophylaxis (known as PrEP) in the US is increasing and a growing proportion of users are men. PrEP is an antiretroviral medication to prevent HIV infection. A single pill taken once daily is highly effective at preventing HIV. PrEP prevents the virus from copying itself in your body after […]

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What Sexual Activities Put You at Risk of STIs?

Most sex educators and medical professionals use the term “safer” instead of “safe” sex because certain risks do not completely go away when engaging in sexual activities. No matter our age, race, economic status, sexuality, gender, relationship type, married or single, all of us are at risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The most effective […]


Seductive At Any Size

Every woman, whether she knows it or not, is a seductress. What is a “Sacred Seductress”? According to sex coach and writer, Kitty Cavalier, every woman- no matter her size, height, race, abilities, etc.- possesses the power of seduction. To be “sexy” comes from confidence in one’s self. Sexiness is knowing that you are “perfectly […]

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Call for Guest Contributors!

Would you like to be a guest writer for SaferSex.Education? Are you an expert in the field of sexual health? Does your work contribute to a better informed, sex-positive world? We are seeking accurate, entertaining, informative articles on the topics of safer sex practices and sexual well-being. We accept both syndicated content and original guest […]


How To Choose the Best Condoms for You (and Your Partner)!

When it comes to condom information, how do you know which are the best condoms? There exists thousands of variation that explain the same, step-by-step instructions of how to open a condom package, put it on, and dispose of the condom. Unfortunately, very few people learn anything else beyond that. This short-sighted approach allows for […]

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The Female Condom: Will It Get Stuck Inside Me?

The FC2 female condom (a.k.a. the “internal condom”) is one of the most recent innovations in safer sex technology. Beside standard condoms, the FC2 is the only other option that protects against both STIs and accidental pregnancy. However, because it is so different from traditional roll-on condoms, many are weary of using female condoms. One […]

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Kate McCombs: 6 Sex Ed Videos I Love

From butt toys to hymen myths, here are six popular sex educations videos curated and recommended by renowned sex educator Kate McCombs, MPH. While each video covers separate topics about sex and sexuality, what they all have in common is accessible messaging. Each aim to help us re-think certain preconceived ideas or poorly addressed aspects […]

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7 Condoms That even a Condom Skeptic would Love

These Sexy Condoms Will Completely Revolutionize Your Time In Bed! Guaranteed.  Are you someone who hates condoms or has a partner that struggles with condom use? You’re not alone. In her Global Condom Review, Melissa White, CEO of Lucky Bloke, found that most people are unaware that condoms come in different sizes and shapes. Hence, […]

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Top 10 Things To Do Before You Have Sex

If you’re considering having sex for the very first time or for anytime thereafter (and by “sex” we mean any sexual activity in which you can transmit an STI), there are things you and your partner should know and do, especially if there is a risk of unwanted pregnancy. In this article, Dr. Karen Rayne […]

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Some Lubes are Safer for Anal Sex

Educators have long recommended silicone lube for anal play. However, many also insist on using more low-cost, drug store-available water-based lubricants because water-based is compatible with all types of condoms. The Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health (The CSPH) reports on a pair of studies that found that silicone lubricant may actually be an all-around […]

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Which of These 4 Types of Female Condoms Is Right For You?

There are hundreds of condom options for penis protection available today, ranging in condom size, material, texture, flavors and more. When it comes to the receptive partner, however, there is only one option. The FC2 is the only internal or female condom approved by the FDA and available for purchase. (We use the common term […]

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What Lube Should I Use?

Confused about personal lube? Should you use lube? Which ones should you choose? What are the different types? What is best matched with condoms?  All the answers are made easy and accessible by sex educators Kate McCombs and Louise Bourchier in their video below. They explain why you should use lube, the different types of […]


Is Saran Wrap OK to Use Instead of Sex (Dental) Dams?

Many people do not think about protection when it comes to oral sex mostly because pregnancy is not an issue. However, STI transmission is a very real risk during oral play. Sex dams (also known as “dental dams”) are the best oral sex protection method available but they tend to be fairly expensive and not […]

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How She Made a Condom Hater a Condom Lover

The folks at Condom Monologues share an all too familiar story: You’re in the heat of the moment. Amazing sex is about to begin. So you reach for a condom. But just as you’re about to strap it on your man, he goes limp. The lustful moment swiftly plummets to awkwardness. What do you do? […]

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4 Apps for Tracking Your Fertility

One of the oldest contraceptive methods is making a big comeback these days. About 22 percent of women use fertility awareness methods (FAMs) according to the CDC, and that figure is increasing every year. More and more women are dropping condoms and the Pill, and picking up new apps that help track their fertility cycle. In […]

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How to Safely Have Sex with a Yeast Infection

“My girlfriend sometimes has yeast infections.  Is it bad to have unprotected sex?” This question was posed to the CSPH (the Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health) as part of their weekly Q&A series. It is a common misunderstanding that sex causes yeast infections. The fact is that sex alone is not the culprit. However, […]

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5 Myths About the Pull-Out Method, Corrected

The pull-out method (also known as “withdrawal” or “coitus interruptus”) involves the one with the penis to pull-out before he ejaculates. Health professionals do consider this a true method of birth control. Did you know that if the pull-out method is done correctly every time, it is almost as effective as using condoms to prevent […]

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Wanted: Men Who’d Benefit From a Snug Condom

Tired of condoms that slip and slide? Lucky Bloke can help! If you find condoms bought at the local drugstore too loose or baggy and often slip around, you are likely part of the 35% of men who require a smaller condom. This statistic may surprise you, but the fact is only 15% of men […]

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4 STI Myths That Get In The Way of a Healthier Sex Life

Think you know everything you need to know about STIs? You might be surprised. There is a lot of misinformation about sexual health and STIs (sexually transmitted infections) running amok. You’ve probably heard some of them (such as the myth that you can get an STI from a toilet seat). Here is Jenelle Marie, founder […]

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Sex School: Condoms = Cancer? Uh, No. (Part 3).

We’ve spoken out against the condom company, Sustain’s irresponsible marketing ploy which insinuates that many condoms cause cancer. The truth is there is no scientific evidence that any condoms are laden with harmful carcinogens. Now the greater sex education community is standing up against Sustain condoms.  The Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health (the CSPH) has […]

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Condoms Breaking? You’re Probably Doing It Wrong

National Condom Week 2015 is here! From Feb. 14th to Feb. 21st, we are celebrating by providing a new article every day by prominent sexual health advocates focused on condom use and education. Here is Heather Corrina, sex educator and founder of Scarleteen, discussing the common reasons why condoms break. The truth is that condom […]

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What Is Cis-Gender?

Gender identity is one of those overlooked concepts in sex education and yet is a basic part of our sexual lives. It influences how we dress, what roles we play in relationships and, to a large extent, what we’re attracted to sexually. So why not incorporate discussions of gender identity within the framework of safer […]

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When to get Tested for STIs/STDs

Did you know that when you’ve been exposed to a sexually transmitted infection (STI) there is a duration of time in which the infection cannot be detectable through testing? This is referred to as the window period. During this window period, the infected person can pass on the STI to others. This is why, when […]


Wetter Is Better: How to Choose the Right Lube

Natural lubrication is commonly believed to happen biologically for all women, all the time. In actuality, many women (and men) find that a little extra lube is worth the investment. Melissa White, CEO of Lucky Bloke, explains the “what” and “why” of the various lubricants available. Don’t miss her helpful video! This article is meant […]

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Drink and Be Merry: How to Party Safer

Due to many factors involved when it comes to heavy drink and party safety, one can be guaranteed complete security from STI and pregnancy prevention, or even communicating consent properly. However, it is not simply enough to say, “Don’t have sex when you are drunk.” In real life, sometimes when people party it can lead […]

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How to Tell a Sex Partner I Have an STD

A prerequisite to loving, healthy sexual partnership is trust and honesty. Thus, it is important for you and your sex partner to talk about your STI history and status (if one of you don’t know your status, why not get tested together?). Initiating disclosure can feel worrisome. How may you do it in a way […]

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LTASEX: Where Your Sex Questions Get Answered

Looking for specific sex info you can actually use? Meet one of the most dynamic sex advice blogs on the internet. offers real sex advice that takes pride in being easily accessible and inclusive of people diversity. Created by Jerome Stuart Nichols, who identifies as a black gay poly man, the driving force behind […]

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Do You Brush Your Teeth Before or After Analigus?

A lot of you would say, “Yes, you should!” However, the answer to this question may surprise you. Most people’s concerns about giving and receiving oral sex, especially the kind performed on the butthole (called analingus), have a lot to do with cleanliness. And that’s no surprise. The bum has many functions we would rather […]

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15 Warning Signs He Doesn’t Support Your Contraceptive Choices

If any one of these warning signs relates to your experience, you are not in a balanced, healthy relationship. Some of the warning signs may seem extreme (like “Do you find him poking holes in condoms?”), but the fact is that these things do happen. According to the Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF) one in […]