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The Condom Conundrum: What Good Are They Anyway?: A Blog Entry by Dave R. Img

The Condom Conundrum: What Good Are They Anyway?: A Blog Entry by Dave R.

"This is not a call for the abandonment of rubbers in favour of uninhibited sex. It's an attempt to place condoms in the context of a world where sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are out to get us at every turn."

The Bug Chaser's Tale: An Interview -- A Blog Entry by Dave R. Img

The Bug Chaser's Tale: An Interview -- A Blog Entry by Dave R.

"Many people have a fascination for what drives people to bug chase and this story may help others understand the phenomenon a little better."

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F**k Poz Guys!

Want to stay HIV negative? "Limit your condomless sex to poz guys and avoid condomless sex with casual negative partners," writes Marc-Andre Leblanc in this guest post.

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"Condoms Are Supposed to Protect Us, Not Turn Us Into Criminals"

For three years Visual AIDS has been distributing PLAY SMART. In little plastic bags we include two condoms, lube, and artist commissioned trading cards with safer sex information that include self-care tips, information about the artists, and links ...

Why We Need to Re-Assess Barebacking, Stop the Stigma and Be Honest About the Risk: A Blog Entry by Bob Leahy Img

Why We Need to Re-Assess Barebacking, Stop the Stigma and Be Honest About the Risk: A Blog Entry by Bob Leahy

Two years after imposing a strict ban on barebacking content, Bob Leahy, editor of PositiveLite.com, not only reversed the ban, he completely changed his mind on the controversial practice.

Improve the Glove, Spread the Love: How "b condoms" Is Changing the Condom Game Img

Improve the Glove, Spread the Love: How "b condoms" Is Changing the Condom Game

B condoms is a unique condom company with a social mission: While it sells condoms to make a living, it also partners with organizations to distribute its condoms for free. These "condoms with a conscience" rival many brands in quality -- and they're...

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Your Mother Liked It Bareback

"Whenever a new study of gay men is released showing that we are having bareback sex, the arbiters of sexual conduct ... decry this shameful, shocking, murderous behavior," Mark S. King writes. "I really wish that people would put down their smelling...

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Global Female Condom Day

"Today, September 12, we celebrate the first Global Female Condom Day," writes Christopher Ervin. "The goal is to answer either or both of two questions: 'What is the female condom?' and 'Why a female condom?'"

Is "Dawson's 20-Load Weekend" the Most Important Gay Porn Film Ever Made? Img

Is "Dawson's 20-Load Weekend" the Most Important Gay Porn Film Ever Made?

"This was not a film that was made in the absence of HIV, but was created because of HIV," Mark S. King writes. "You can practically hear a disembodied voice whispering, 'Watch closely. This is how gay men have sex now. F*** AIDS.'"

When Condoms Ain't Enuf ... What to Do With a Sex-Phobic Society in a "Post-AIDS" Era? Img

When Condoms Ain't Enuf ... What to Do With a Sex-Phobic Society in a "Post-AIDS" Era?

"The message of safe-sex, by way of condom usage, may not resonate with people because it is limited and does not allow one to ponder the spectrum of other possible harm reduction practices," write Allen Kwabena Frimpong and Michael Terry Everett in ...