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The One Rule

Jesse Jackman | Posted 02.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Jesse Jackman

My husband Dirk and I have just one rule in our relationship: "Never bring home anything you don't want to share." It works on all sorts of levels.

The World's Thinnest Condom Is One-Sixth The Width Of A Human Hair

Posted 12.07.2013 | Weird News

Showering with a raincoat has never been this awesome. Japan just broke its own record for the "world's thinnest" condom when Sagami Original annou...

Stop Bludgeoning Young Gay Men With Our AIDS Tragedy

Mark S. King | Posted 02.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Mark S. King

Lesley was my closest friend to become sick in the 1980s, and he fought bravely until his death from AIDS. I will not dig up Lesley's body and beat young gay men with his corpse. Lesley did not perish so that I could use him as a scare tactic. He wasn't a cautionary tale. He wasn't a martyr.

WATCH: This Guy Wants You To 'Wear A F***ing Condom!'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.13.2013 | Gay Voices

When vlogger J. Merridew learned that HIV rates are on the rise among gay men, he felt compelled to address to issue using his YouTube account. "I ...

He Said, She Said: 10 Things We Wish Sex Ed Taught Us

Melissa White | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Melissa White

"Left to rely on what I heard, I expected to feel something akin to a sonic boom followed by that sparkly thing twilight "vampires" do."

Pleasure, Sex, and Condoms

Phil Harvey | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Phil Harvey

Men (and women too) have complained for centuries that condom use interferes with the pleasure of sex, and the Gates challenge could surely generate some new condom designs. But there's no need to wait for pleasure-focused condom use.

So, You Think You're Cool Because You Hate Condoms?

Melissa White | Posted 11.18.2013 | Women
Melissa White

It doesn't take a genius to point out that we, collectively, are in a lot of danger. Especially when you begin counting the number of sexual partners we've each had individually... Oh, and then multiply it with the partners our partners have had.

State Condoms In Porn Bill Fails

Los Angeles Daily News | Susan Abram | Posted 11.14.2013 | Los Angeles

Within weeks after several porn performers tested positive for HIV, a bill to require adult film actors throughout California to use condoms when shoo...

The Hard Facts: Condoms Work

Lynn Barclay | Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact
Lynn Barclay

As a nation we can't make progress toward achieving sexual health until we push past the fiery debates and find common ground in the facts.

Anti-Immigrant Condoms Spark Controversy

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2013 | Business

BERLIN, Sept 6 (Reuters) - A German firm has apologised for producing condoms marked with an offensive message that were used in a far-right party's...

5 Things Every Woman Should Carry In Her Purse

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.20.2013 | Fifty

You never know when you are going to be called to the stage on TV's "Let's Make A Deal" and asked to produce a hair net in exchange for $100 or a chan...

Michael McLaughlin

Mayoral Candidate Promises Better Condoms For New Yorkers

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.15.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- More jobs, lower taxes, affordable housing -- voters have heard those clichéd promises from New York mayoral candidates before. But how a...

Need A Reason To Use A Condom? Watch This Ad

Posted 08.05.2013 | Comedy

Hey, guys. Are you unsure whether or not to use a condom? Watch this amazingly dramatic rendering of parenthood, produced by Durex Condoms, and you mi...

Do Condom Distribution Programs Actually Discourage Safe Sex?

Dick Keiser Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 09.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Dick Keiser Jr., Ph.D.

I suggest an alternative: Shift the responsibility for safe sex to the individual. Gay health organizations need to redirect their efforts from stuffing condom packets into teaching responsibility, safety and fun.

Celebrity Condoms From Daft Punk To Mischa Barton

Posted 07.11.2013 | Celebrity

Daft Punk is soon releasing a "Get Lucky" condom with Durex, but the musicians certainly aren't the first celebrities to have their own rubbers. Check...

The Trouble With Praising HIV-Negative Gay Men

Mark S. King | Posted 08.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Mark S. King

By showing support for negative guys, I am clearly demeaning HIV-positive men. But wait! I'm HIV-positive myself, so that must mean I'm being sarcastic in my support of negative guys, because there's so little room for sincerity and goodwill in the chasm between us.

To Show Real Gay Pride, How About Reframing Safe Sex as What Proud, Healthy Gay Men Naturally Do?

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 08.17.2013 | Gay Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

When we have new generations who didn't watch their friends die horrific deaths from AIDS now dismissing condom use as "political correctness," and serious writers claiming that "hedonism" is what drives reckless sexual behavior, it's time for a reality check.

LOOK: This Wedding Dress Is Made Of...Condoms?!

Posted 06.10.2013 | Weddings

Last week: wedding dress made out of toilet paper. This week: wedding dress made out of condoms! Australia's Illawarra Mercury reported Friday that...

D.C. Government Wants You To Wrap It Up

Posted 06.04.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Starting Tuesday, a new commercial from District of Columbia health officials will promote condom use in the nation's capital. The co...

With Hate Crimes Up, NYC Teens Tackle Homophobia

Catherine M. Abate | Posted 07.30.2013 | New York
Catherine M. Abate

Pride Month is about to begin. But as we commence the celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) culture and equal rights, we find ourselves confronted by a spate of horrible crimes.

In an Unpredictable HIV Vaccine Search, Hope Still Reigns

Mitchell Warren | Posted 07.16.2013 | Impact
Mitchell Warren

Nothing about AIDS vaccine research and development has ever been easy or straightforward except for one simple truth: to end the AIDS epidemic we will ultimately need an effective vaccine.

What Happens When Condoms Are Criminal?

Renato Barucco | Posted 07.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Renato Barucco

What comes into your mind when you think about condoms? Something that most likely will not come into your mind is criminal intent. Nevertheless, in some contexts, condoms can be considered vehicles of illegal activities. They can be confiscated and prohibited.

LOOK: The World's First Condom Specifically Designed For Anal Sex (NSFW)

Posted 07.06.2013 | Gay Voices

NOTE: The video previously associated with this story has been removed by Origami Condoms. For more information about the R.A.I. condom, visit their w...

Geographic Technology Helps Put Ethiopia on Map of Global Health Success

David J. Olson | Posted 06.24.2013 | Impact
David J. Olson

In just six years, DKT Ethiopia has transformed its system for tracking contraceptive sales from pins and pencils to computers and satellites and, in the process, helped create a family planning and HIV prevention success story in the Horn of Africa.

It's Time to Make Sex Education Mandatory in Our Nation's Schools

Steve Siebold | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics
Steve Siebold

I'm not encouraging teenagers to go out and have sex, but critical thinking says as sure as the sun will rise in the east, teenagers are going to have sex. So rather than fight the inevitable, why not do everything we can to make sure they are having safe sex?