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Condomless Nation, Female Edition: Three Black Women Explain Why They Snubbed Love Gloves

September 28, 2010

Condomless Nation, Female Edition: Three Black Women Explain Why They Snubbed Love Gloves With one in 50 Black Americans infected with HIV -- and experts estimating that one in 16 Black men and one in 30 Black women will become infected during their lifetimes -- you'd think that folks would use condoms all the time. Yet rising HIV and STD rates among Black Americans suggest that people are still not using condoms consistently.

We found three single women willing to divulge a recent situation in which they snubbed the rubbers. (Names have been changed to protect the identities of the not so innocent, and in a companion article we interviewed several condom-averse men.) Then we asked psychologist and sex therapist

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