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Curlers Sell Condoms To Promote HIV/AIDS Awareness

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Brush aside all those stodgy notions about curling. The curlers are selling condoms!...

Smart Girl Guide to New Year's Eve

Shelby Knox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Shelby Knox

New Year's Eve - a sparkly dress, a glittering party, a bubbly drink, and if you're lucky, a kiss that lingers minutes past midnight. What better way to send off 2009 and ring in the next decade?

Impacting AIDS this World AIDS Day

Josh Ruxin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Ruxin

World AIDS Day has become a time to reflect on the daunting challenges we face in the battle against this tenacious killer. Although huge strides hav...

AIDS Group Makes New Push For Condom Use During Porn Filming

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation today will ask state regulators to require the use of condoms during filming of adult films, saying the porn industry i...

The Condom vs. The Pill: Should Men Or Women Be Responsible For Contraception?

Mike Alvear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mike Alvear

I've seen couples break over this. Thing is, they both have a point. Nothing gives a man a flat tire faster than a condom. But guys too often act as if they can't do anything about it. Not true.

Birth Control, Water, And Women

Susan Kim | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Kim

Thanks in large part to a decade of nearly nonexistent enforcement, tens of millions of men, women and children now routinely drink, bathe in and cook with tap water laced with illegal levels of contaminants.

Sex Infections Still Growing In The U.S., CDC Reports

Reuters | Maggie Fox | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

American squeamishness about talking about sex has helped keep common sexually transmitted infections far too common, especially among vulnerable teen...

Try This On For Size: City Holding Condom Design Contest

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City wants to "keep people excited" about safe sex, and is sponsoring a contest for the design of the wrapper for the city's nex...

Love in a Time of HIV: A Documentary

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marcia G. Yerman

The film explores three separate histories. As Jones wrote me via e-mail, "We wanted to look at the subject of HIV/AIDS in the light of people living with it, rather than dying from it."

Is Contraception Murder?

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reproductive Justice

The protesters I spoke with in Wisconsin believe that "the morning-after pill" is the equivalent of murder. They even believe that the birth control pill is a form of murder.

HIV Vaccine: No Silver Bullet Yet

Dr. Peter Klatsky | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Klatsky

Multiple news agencies reported that a trial vaccine reduced the risk of HIV infection by 30 percent. While I am encouraged by the results, we have yet to find a silver bullet.

Birth Control Could Help Developing World Combat Climate Change

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Giving contraceptives to people in developing countries could help fight climate change by slowing population growth, experts said Frid...

Can Condoms Fight Climate Change?

washingtonpost.com | David A. Fahrenthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

To heck with carbon dioxide. A new study performed by the London School of Economics suggests that, to fight climate change, governments should focus ...

Hitler Wants You to Wear a Condom

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

Sometimes shock campaigns work but this one just leaves me feeling cold. And kinda icky inside.

Gay and Lesbian Manners: The Great Oral Sex Dilemma

Steven Petrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Steven Petrow

Even if you feel embarrassed talking about sex (especially with someone new), discuss your preferences beforehand.

Male Circumcision and the HIV/AIDS Myth

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ali A. Rizvi

The best way to prevent HIV and other STIs -- whether you're circumcised, uncircumcised, gay, straight, male or female -- is through education and condom use.

How Green Is Your Birth Control? (POLL)

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With the abundance of contraceptive products available, many have begun to examine the environmental ramifications of their birth control. The fear of...

Swedish Sex Ed Angers Muslim Immigrants

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Proper condom use, sex positions and same-sex relationships are all part of the curriculum for 14-year-old students in Swedish high schools....

Federal Government Spends Half A Million Dollars For Study On Why Men Hate Condoms

ABC News | EMILY FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The federal government has spent nearly half a million dollars to fund a study to find out why some men would prefer not to wear condoms during sex. ...

Why I Don't Volunteer

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cubias

Among my numerous flaws is the fact that I'm not very charitable. Yes, I give money to worthy causes, but I'm stingy with my time. My wife does volunt...

Kids For Condoms

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

With one of the lowest rates of HIV infection (.1%), Cuba is proud to be open and realistic about the issues that surround sex, and the younger the kids are educated, the better.

China Distributing Condoms To 150M Migrant Workers

TNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

China has decided to distribute free contraceptives to its vast migrant population living in major cities far from their rural homes. Migrants are al...

Pope Condom Controversy: Vatican Decries Criticisms Of Pope

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VATICAN CITY — Critics of the Catholic Church's social teachings are trying to intimidate Pope Benedict XVI into silence, the Vatican charged Fr...

NO ANGELS: HIV-Positive German Pop Star Arrested For Having Unprotected Sex

Deutsche Welle | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A member of hit German girl group No Angels has been arrested for allegedly having unprotected sex although she knew she was HIV positive....

Simon Berry Live From G-20: Bob Geldof On Condoms, The Pope And ColaLife Gel (VIDEO)

G20Voice | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
G20Voice

Thanks to Nick Booth's podnosh journalistic instincts, I was able to get in front of Bob Geldof and, rather nervously, explain the ColaLife campaign to him.