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Gay or Straight: What's the Problem With Condoms? A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton Img

Gay or Straight: What's the Problem With Condoms? A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton

Rae-Lewis Thornton doesn't get it: Why won't people use condoms? "If I didn't have HIV, a man couldn't look at my vagina without a condom," she writes. "Everyone thinks there's a quick fix to the problem other than the right fix, a condom. Younger ga...

Why Are Teenagers Not Using Condoms? A Video Blog Entry by Jermaine Wright Img

Why Are Teenagers Not Using Condoms? A Video Blog Entry by Jermaine Wright

Let me first start by saying that if used properly, condoms are a very effective way to prevent pregnancy and the spread of STDs and HIV. Although I discuss engaging in raw sex, I am not against the use of condoms; neither am I advocating for their u...

Dear will.i.am: It Isn't Tacky for Women to Have Condoms; It's Called Being Empowered Img

Dear will.i.am: It Isn't Tacky for Women to Have Condoms; It's Called Being Empowered

A woman owning condoms shouldn't be looked at as a turnoff, even though Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am apparently feels otherwise, our news editor Kellee Terrell writes. "I won't be taking outdated and irrelevant advice from will.i.am. I have no ...

The Honest Truth About Trust ...: A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton Img

The Honest Truth About Trust ...: A Blog Entry by Rae Lewis-Thornton

"Condom use is not so much about trust but about just plain old common sense," she explains; "But common sense gets explained away out of our need to be loved, our need to be in a relationship," writes Rae-Lewis Thornton in her latest blog entry. She...

What's Love Got to Do With It?

"I've been thinking of a new direction But I have to say I've been thinking about my own protection It scares me to feel this way." \-- Tina Turner From ordering flowers to buying chocolates and making Valentine's Day dinner reservations, people all...

The Hilarious Idiocy of Anonymous Gay Sex Img

The Hilarious Idiocy of Anonymous Gay Sex

If you didn't already know the online robot-sex movie you were watching wasn't a Pixar film, here's the moment it becomes clear: The animated robot bottom, who wants to bareback a top he just met online, asks, "Are you clean?" While this hilarious an...

F*ing Friday: I Just Don't Get It

I really don't understand the fukin problem. I just don't get it. Is it that men think something will happen to their dicks if they wrap it up? Have you men made yourselves believe that feeling her pussy is the most important thing? Do you believe th...

Condoms: Papal Pontifications, a Quicker Quickie and CCCCs (Common Condom Complaints and Conundrums), Part One -- A Blog Entry by Bob Frascino, M.D. Img

Condoms: Papal Pontifications, a Quicker Quickie and CCCCs (Common Condom Complaints and Conundrums), Part One -- A Blog Entry by Bob Frascino, M.D.

"I'm amazed at all the things that can go wrong when trying to suit up before a dive into the love canal of your choice," writes Bob Frascino, M.D., TheBody.com's resident safer sex expert. He's talking about condom use, of course -- including what h...

Condomless Nation, Male Edition: Three Black Men 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 oth...

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

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 ...