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Prevention and Protection: The True Value of Condoms

Justin Hernandez | Posted 12.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Justin Hernandez

Yes, medications and treatments are available for HIV/AIDS, but the emotional and financial price hardly seems worth it when free condoms can be found at testing sites and bars all around the country.

Sex, Drugs and Raising Kids

Sam Sommers | Posted 11.21.2012 | Parents
Sam Sommers

Does a taste of champagne at a family wedding consign your son to a life of AA meetings? Will the mere mention of sex at home ensure your daughter of a future reality show appearance as a teen mom?

Sex and Birth Control

Philip D. Harvey | Posted 11.06.2012 | World
Philip D. Harvey

Should not we family planners celebrate the fact that the contraceptives we provide make it possible for people to have more sex? Isn't more sex good? This idea makes people antsy.

Flight Attendants Shocking Flight Safety Demo NSFW (Video)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.06.2012 | Business

Buckle your seat belts. Place your seat in its locked upright position. Practice safe sex? In the above ad, a captive audience of airline passenger...

Sexuality in Our Schools

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 08.26.2012 | Education
Jon Hotchkiss

They're going to hear about orgasms but won't have any idea that when they're mature enough to handle the responsibilities, an orgasm is a magical feeling you can share with someone you love on a Hawaiian shore just as the sun sets. Or even in the bathroom with someone you just met at Starbucks.

School District Sued Over 'Inaccurate, Biased' Sex Ed Program

AP | JOHN S. MARSHALL | Posted 08.22.2012 | Education

SAN FRANCISCO -- A school district in California's Central Valley is putting teens' health at risk by failing to provide students with information abo...

More Teens Are Using Condoms Over Past Two Decades

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 09.23.2012 | Teen

WASHINGTON — Nearly half of high school students say they've had sex, yet progress has stalled in getting them to use condoms to protect against...

5 Things You Didn't Know About Sex At The Olympic Village

TresSugar | Posted 07.11.2012 | Women

What do Big Macs and condoms have in common? They're both available in spades at the Olympic Village, along with thousands of athletes at the top of t...

1Flesh Advocates Contraception-Free, Marital Sex, Claims The Pill Hurts Women's Sex Lives

Emma Gray | Posted 09.05.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

"We want sexy back," proclaims the website of grassroots youth organization 1Flesh. And how does one retrieve this sexy that we've supposedly lost over the course of the last generation? According to 1Flesh, through contraception-free, marital sex.

Sexually Explicit Measure Coming To A Ballot Near You

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.26.2012 | Los Angeles

Angelenos will be voting on what may be LA's most sexually explicit ballot measure ever this November. The measure would require, for all of LA Cou...

Do Men Really Need Condoms Delivered Every Month?

BuzzFeed | Posted 07.03.2012 | Women

For $1 to $9 a month, the Dollar Rubber Club will deliver three, six, or nine condoms to your doorstep. The Dollar Shave Club will send you a new razo...

SEX HOUR: Charity Pleads With Norwegians To Wear Condoms For 60 Minutes

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2012 | Weird News

OSLO (Reuters) - A Norwegian sexual health charity has asked the men of the country to don condoms for a "sex hour" on Thursday evening to raise publi...

Jason Gilbert

'Safe Sex In Your Mailbox'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 06.21.2012 | Technology

A naughty new startup called the Dollar Rubber Club -- which mails its subscribers a pack of latex prophylactics every month for a flat fee -- is not...

"Wise-Up" Program Helps Former Ethiopian Sex Workers Find New Vocations

David J. Olson | Posted 08.13.2012 | Impact
David J. Olson

Three years ago, Munayie, 25, made her living as a commercial sex worker. She wanted to do something else but sex work was the only thing she knew that brought in the money she needed to provide for herself and her 8-year-old son.

Texas GOP Dials It Back On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

The Texas Republican Party adopted a new platform this past weekend reaffirming the party's opposition to same-sex marriage and pornography, while end...

Condom Email Prank Hits Obama Daughters' Private School

Posted 05.22.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- An email prank involving condom distribution was emailed on Tuesday to the parents of students attending an elite private Quaker school ...

Should Women Carry Condoms? From Lauren Frances (WATCH)

Posted 08.27.2013 | MarloThomas

Should women carry their own condoms? Love coach Lauren Frances shares her advice. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?play...

David Lohr

Red Mystery Car Might Provide Valuable Clue In Sierra LaMar Case

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.11.2012 | Crime

Authorities in California are searching for a vehicle that could help them with solving with the case of Sierra LaMar, who disappeared in March. ...

Giving Power to Couples to End the AIDS Epidemic

Michel Sidibé | Posted 07.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Michel Sidibé

For the AIDS response, couples' testing and counselling should be one more turning point to expand options to strengthen the impact of HIV prevention and treatment.

Einstein's Favorite Condom?

YourTango | Posted 06.26.2012 | Weird News

Condoms have been around hundreds of years, but they've really made advances in the last few decades. Your Tango recently analyzed the best and tri...

Ban Condoms From Prostitute Cases?

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 04.17.2012 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Advocates for sex workers want New York to become the first state to ban police officers from confiscating condoms as evidence in pros...

Should Middle Schools Give Out Condoms? This Doctor Says Yes.

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 06.12.2012 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Of all kids having sex, 61 percent report using condoms. That means a lot of kids are not protecting themselves against infection or pregnancy. This is really scary stuff.

Sex, Teens and Risk: Conservatives Have It Wrong

James Peron | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics
James Peron

Abstinence-only programs don't exist "for the kids," or because of risks. They exist almost wholly because Republicans -- and Democrats in Tennessee -- are trying to placate a religious minority, even if it means exposing teens to greater harms.

David Lohr

Search For Santa Clara Teen Sierra LaMar Leads To Condoms, Handcuff Box

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.11.2012 | Crime

Volunteers searching for clues in the disappearance of California teenager Sierra LaMar discovered a handcuff box and used condoms about a mile from w...

Massachusetts School Committee Wants To Give Condoms To 12-Year-Olds

Posted 03.16.2012 | Education

A Massachusetts school has taken its first step toward giving students as young as 12 free access to condoms at school. The Springfield School Comm...