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Gay Condom Launched in India

August 4, 2010

A new condom brand, "Spice Up," is being targeted to men who have sex with men in India. "Hindustan Latex Family Planning Promotion Trust and the National AIDS Control Organization say a study found that gay and bisexual men were not using condoms because those designed for vaginal sex caused discomfort," according to The new condom contains extra lubrication, the website reported, adding that NACO had consulted a peer advisory committee to reach MSM.

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The Advocate

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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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