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New Years Eve Weekly News Round Up

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

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In Africa, Asia and South America, Catholics Grapple with Morality of Condoms

David J. Olson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David J. Olson

In managing condom social marketing programs for HIV prevention and family planning, I have come across shocking discrimination as well as enlightenment and compassion from Catholics working with people at the grassroots.

Paula Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Paula Goldman

If you're going to promote condoms to stop HIV transmission, how would you actually market and brand them?

World AIDS Day: A Conversation From Uganda With Gideon Byamugisha

Katherine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Gideon Byamugisha, an Anglican priest, learned that he was HIV positive in 1991. The first African priest to break the silence, he works tirelessly to fight HIV/AIDS and especially to help the children who are so deeply affected.

Pope Urges Condom Use for Tea Party, Morning Zoo DJ's, Darren Aronofsky

James Napoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
James Napoli

Pope Benedict XVI has further modified his stance on condoms by recommending them in extreme cases. He went on to say "these teabaggers are geisteskrank (insane)."

Understanding The Pope's New Stance On Condoms

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

While it doesn't mean at all that the pope has approved condoms for use in terms of birth control, the Vatican's latest pronouncement is the first time that a pope has given voice to what many moral theologians have been saying for years.

Bristol Palin and Mike "The Situation": What Don't You Understand?

Neil Cole | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Neil Cole

What do you get when you combine the country's most visible proponent of abstinence, the most in-your-face seeker of casual sex, a pack of gold condom...

Vatican Walks Back Pope's Condom Approval: Nothing's Changed

AP | VICTOR L. SIMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — Vatican officials insist it's nothing "revolutionary," but to many other people Pope Benedict XVI's recent comments regarding con...

Pope: Condoms Can Be Justified In Some Cases

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD and FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI has opened the door on the previously taboo subject of condoms as a way to fight HIV, saying male prostitutes w...

South Africa's 'Government Condom' Campaign Has Mixed Results

GlobalPost | Iva Skoch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- Julie Peroni liked everything about her new boyfriend and she couldn't wait for the first time he spent the night. "Things...

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?

Weekly Pulse: Crisis Pregnancy Centers, Christine O'Donnell, Condoms, and Concussions

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs) in New York City may soon have to level with the public about their ...

Oprah Misses the Mark on HIV/AIDS... Again

Kellee Terrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kellee Terrell

Instead of anything substantial, eye-opening or educational, Winfrey decided to focus on issues that distort the epidemic.

Sex Survey

Lloyd Garver | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lloyd Garver

"Kids today. Teenagers aren't like we were when we were their age. They can't be trusted, and they're totally irresponsible." That's how many adults ...

Living with AIDS as a Mother of Three (VIDEO)

J'Mia Edwards | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
J'Mia Edwards

The odds were stacked against me, I was always told, because I am black, a single mother of three, a welfare recipient, and a convicted drug felony who is living with AIDS.

How To Green Your Birth Control: IUDs, Vegan Condoms, The Pill and Five Other Pregnancy Prevention Choices

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

You may love to compost, reuse, and recycle but is your birth control as green as the rest of your lifestyle choices? Women around the world rely on b...

Vegan Condom Company Starts Up In Boulder

Boulder Daily Camera | Brittany Sovine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Sir Richard's is a new Boulder-based condom company that plans to market toward a younger crowd, but also donate condoms worldwide to prevent the spre...

Carrying Condoms A Cause For Arrest?

housingworks.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With New York State promoting condoms as an essential tool to stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS, one would think carrying condoms wouldn't be cause for ...

Marriage Gets In The Way

Philip N. Cohen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Philip N. Cohen

What does marriage have to do with it? The text on this rest-area condom-vending machine reads, in relevant part: "The best method of AIDS prevention...

Smart Girl Guide to a Sexy Summer

Shelby Knox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Shelby Knox

When the flip-flops and sundresses come out, summer romance isn't far behind. Here are some tips to stay safe and satisfied this summer.

Giving Condoms to Kids

Dr. Logan Levkoff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Logan Levkoff

Thought that would get your attention. It got mine, too. I turned on my television to hear the anchor at HLN talking about condom distribution for fir...

Man Charged After Throwing Vomit-Filled Condoms At Security Guard

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A 19-year-old man was charged with battery and disorderly conduct this weekend after throwing what were believed to be vomit-filled condoms at a secur...

Scott Southworth, Wisconsin DA, Threatens To Arrest Sex-Ed Teachers

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Wisconsin district attorney is urging schools to drop their sex-education programs, warning that the teachers involved could be arrested if they fol...

Brazil's Huge Condom Industry: Switch To Sustainable Rubber Could Save World's Forests

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Brazilian Government is the largest single buyer of condoms in the world, importing around a billion of them every year. In 2008, the Government a...

Religious Groups Pledge To End AIDS Stigma

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Religious groups from around the globe pledged Tuesday to prevent the stigmatization of people living with HIV and AIDS...