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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...

Condoms In Porn: California Considers New Safety Requirement

AP | SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — California's worker safety board voted Thursday to further study a proposal that would require porn actors to wear condoms during ...

Condom Machine In Rome School Incurs Pope's Wrath

AP | ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — The decision by a Rome high school to install condom vending machines has set off a storm in Italy, with the Catholic Church charging the...

Free Female Condoms: D.C. To Be DFirst U.S. city to give away free female condoms to fight HIV/AIDS

washingtonpost.com | Darryl Fears | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The District will become the first city in the United States to distribute female condoms free, part of a project that will make 500,000 of them avail...

Swiss Government-Made Condom For Children As Young As 12

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Extra small condoms for boys as young as 12 are going on sale in Switzerland after a sexual health group campaign. ...

Mullahs Distribute Condoms, Use Quran To Promote Birth Control In Afghanistan

AP | MARGIE MASON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Some mullahs in Afghanistan are distributing condoms. Others are quoting the Quran to encourage longer breaks between births. Health experts say contr...

The Growth Of Faith-Based International Aid

nytimes.com | NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

A growing number of conservative Christians are explicitly and self-critically acknowledging that to be "pro-life" must mean more than opposing aborti...

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...

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.

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.

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...

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...