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Why Don't People Wear Condoms

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Ask the Experts

Why not wear 2 latex condoms???

Hi. I have an extremely healthy (and frequent) sex life. I practice safer sex all the time. The main issue for me is: Do I wear 1 or 2 condoms? I wear 2 condoms 90% of the time, and occasionally wear only 1 when I feel adventurous. Given the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I do not know of any studies that examine the effectiveness of using two condoms (some people refer to it as "double bagging"). I do not advise people to double-bag for this very reason; we don't know if it actually reduces condom... Read more »

Worried about oral sex risk despite wearing a condom

I received oral sex from an escort three weeks ago. I wore a condom and did nothing else with her.... Read more »

Wearing condoms?

Ok I wanted to know if it is O.K to wear 2 condoms if you are unsure about a woman or getting... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Florida High School Student Suspended for Wearing T-Shirt Covered in Condoms, Distributing Condoms in School

A Kissimmee, Fla., high school student on Friday was suspended for wearing to school a T-shirt covered in packaged condoms and distributing the condoms to students, the Orlando Sentinel reports. Lanessa Riobe, a 16-year-old student at Osceola... Read more »
Housing Works

People Don't Stop Having Sex Because There Was an Earthquake

The e-mail from Edner yesterday morning was very short: "We had a 6.1 earthquake at 6:03 this morning. I was afraid." We had been e-mailing back and forth yesterday since 5:00 am trying to pin down some promised donations and missing medical... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Tell CVS: Don't Restrict Access to Condoms!

As people who care about HIV, we know it is vital to make prevention tools as accessible as possible. CHAMP commends the leading pharmacy chain of Walgreens for their policy of never locking up condoms in any of their stores. But, meanwhile, CVS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Use Condoms, Don't Have Sex Too Young, Mandela Urges

Monday in Johannesburg, former South African President Nelson Mandela urged people to adopt safe sex practices to stem the spread of HIV/AIDS. "AIDS has spread because people have so many partners. People should use condoms and try to resist being... Read more »
Connect With Others

If I have herpes and wear a condom ?

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
It has been written taht males who have herpes and have sex with hiv+ individuals are at great risk. Are they at great risk if they wear a condom? The studies I read said herpes transmission is signifigantly reduced from men to women but not the... Read more »


Posted by FORTHEBIRDS, 2 Replies
On 4/5 i slept with my x husband. Although I insisted he wear a condom and he started out with one on, when the deed was done the condom was on the bed and he said, "yup, I took it off!"
I went bananas, and after discussing it for a month he said... Read more »

Why don`t some people give a person who has HIV a second chance.

Posted by WEARYEYES44, 1 Reply
I see through these
past two years that
the stigma era is
not going to stop
soon,why because we
have alot of people
that are still in
the closet about their HIV status today.and meaanwhile
the few people that are disclosing their
status are still fighting... Read more »

some people I just don't understand

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I was talking with a man that has a company. He said he was
going to give 10% to some kind of charity. I suggested giving
the money to aids research. He said no way would I do that
98% of people brought it on themself. It just upsets me that
people... Read more »