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Dr. Joseph Sonnabend and the Battlefield of AIDS

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

Once HIV was established as the cause of AIDS, a new designation emerged for those who remained unyielding on this issue of etiology: AIDS denialism.

Gay Barebacking Study Reveals Surprise Facts About The Controversial Practice

Posted 03.03.2014 | Gay Voices

A new study by England's University of Westminster found what appears to be an uptick in the number of young gay men who find unprotected sex with a s...

The Truth About Alcohol Consumption And Condom Use

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

According to a new study published in the Journal of Sex Research, most college women are having safe sex -- whether they've had a few drinks or not. ...

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.

You'll Go Nuts Over This 'Blue Balls Blues' Video

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.07.2013 | Comedy

The award for best new video with puppet testicles is in the bag. Rusty and Vern hang out together to sing the "Blue Balls Blues" in a fun public s...

WATCH: Is Unprotected Sex Becoming The Norm Amongst Gay Men?

Posted 02.27.2013 | Gay Voices

With the rising trend of "barebacking" re-entering the gay community, many are asking if there is a correlation between unprotected sex and an increas...

How To Have The Condom Talk

Joan Price | Posted 04.04.2013 | Fifty
Joan Price

If a partner is offended that you won't have unprotected sex, please get your clothes back on. Being willing to go to bed with you without protection indicates that he/she did that with other partners... Do you really want to sleep with all the people this person has slept with, and all of those people's casual partners?

Surprising Find About Sex And Condoms?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.24.2013 | Women

What a new study suggests about sexual pleasure.

Nearly Half Of Grindr-Using Gay Men Admit To Having Bareback Sex In New Poll

Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

A new survey focused on gay and bisexual men who use apps such as Grindr, Scruff and Manhunt to meet sexual partners found that nearly half had engage...

When Size Really Matters

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.19.2012 | Gay Voices

While one researcher concedes the findings are "politically volatile," a recent study of gay men in New York City shows the larger a man's penis is, t...

Syphilis Valley

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 10.22.2012 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

The people in porn seem to be connecting the dots, but not because pornographers, performers, and agents are sounding the war cry and finally endorsing the widespread use of condoms.

Requiring Condoms for Porn Actors Is Bad Policy

Steve Hirsch | Posted 05.08.2012 | Los Angeles
Steve Hirsch

Vivid's entire business depends on the health and safety of our performers, and our methods have proven effective. This makes it puzzling why the L.A. City Council let itself be stampeded into passing an ordinance that has questionable value.

Quirky Safe-Sex Campaign Puts Condoms On Map--Literally

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 03.06.2012 | Science

Safe sex remains a hard-sell despite the risks posed by HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. Only one in four Americans used a condom las...

The Inequity Leading Young Women To Make Dangerous Decisions

| Jessica Grose | Posted 03.02.2012 | Women

By Jessica Grose (Click here for original story) There's a new study from the Journal of Adolescent Health that shows that teenage girls whose prim...

Do Romance Novels Display Negative Attitudes Toward Condoms?

npr.org | By Linda Holmes | Posted 09.06.2011 | Books

The Los Angeles Times is the latest to pick up an essay written by British psychologist, advice columnist and relationship guru Susan Quilliam. In the...

30 Years Later, Where Do We Stand With HIV/AIDS?

Ray Suarez | Posted 08.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Ray Suarez

As the years passed, the picture began to fill in: a virus, that came to be called the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, caused the disease.

Why the Porn Industry's HIV Problem Is Our Problem, Too

Kellee Terrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kellee Terrell

It's obvious that not using condoms in porn is a safety hazard, but I have also often wondered: How much of a safety hazard is it for viewers to consume condomless porn?

HIV Rates In US: Some Places Have Higher Infection Rates Than Africa

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Recent research published in The New England Journal of Medicine shows that within certain populations in America, the prevalence of HIV-infected peop...

STUDY: Sex-Ed Classes With Abstinence Focus Can Delay Sex In Teens

Washington Post | Rob Stein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Sex education classes that focus on encouraging children to remain abstinent can convince a significant proportion to delay sexual activity, researche...