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Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper Know that HIV isn't Someone Else's Issue

Nancy Mahon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Nancy Mahon

Risky sexual behavior is putting women in the UK at a higher risk for HIV infection. Pop stars Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper take the stage to show the issue is more universal than they may think.

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...

Olympian Sex? Athletes To Use 100,000 Condoms

Vanessa Richmond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Richmond

That plays into the way "media uses sexuality, creating it as mysterious, taboo and exciting. Sexual imagery in the media is almost exclusively young, fit people," so "athletes are sexy by definition."

Expired Condoms Inspire Fashionable Clothing For NYU Student

Ecouterre | Brit Liggett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When New York University student Emma Kaywin realized that a pile of expired condoms from her HIV Hotline internship were going to the landfill, she a...

Camo Condoms To Infiltrate College Campuses

Scarlet & Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

For Harry Horn of Middleton, WI, what began as a metaphorical tagline for safe sex to sell on T-shirts became a business plan with a specific mission ...

A (Modified) Ode to Condoms: How I Love Thee

Dr. Logan Levkoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Logan Levkoff

Women should be carrying condoms. You're not a slut if you have condoms in your pocketbook. And quite frankly, if someone thinks you are, why would you want to have sex with that person anyway?

Condoms For Endangered Species: Center For Biological Diversity Offers Free Condoms

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TUCSON, Ariz. -- An Arizona-based environmental group that fights to protect endangered species plans to distribute 100,000 free condoms across the U....

NYC Condom Design Contest: See The Finalists

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The safest big city in America is about to get even safer. New York City's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has announced the five finalists...

In Talking about Women and AIDS, Lips Stay Sealed -- Fighting AIDS is Not a One-Woman Job

Nancy Mahon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Nancy Mahon

Nearly 75 percent of American women do not know their HIV status and do not think they need to -- a deadly misconception. We've launched a new campaign to drive awareness about this risk.

Pope vs. Doctors: How New Vatican Orthodoxy Undermines Medical Ethics and Imperils Your Health

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

By challenging this longstanding system of benign neglect, bishops and zealots may believe they will achieve ideological purity. What they are actually doing is jeopardizing Catholic hospitals and public health.

How Zuma's Sex Life is Endangering Millions

Alex Matthews | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alex Matthews

Recent reports that South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has fathered his twentieth child with a woman he is not married to has disturbing implications for the battle against HIV/Aids.

Science and Sense in the Abstinence Wars

Laura Stepp | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Stepp

When I read the lead paragraph of this week's news story on the success of an experimental, abstinence-only sex ed curriculum, my first thought was: "Yes, but..."

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...

Judge Rejects Mandatory Condoms On LA Porn Sets

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles


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.