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Tag Archive | "Condoms"

It’s Sexual Health Week in Australia

Tuesday, November 10, 2009


Australia kicked off its first ever Sexual Health Week yesterday (running through the 15th) to promote condoms, STI tests, birth control, etc . (To paraphrase Paul Hogan, now that’s a fight!) As part of the project, a survey was conducted showing that¬†nearly all adult Australians taking part in the study have had unprotected sex, but [...]

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Wise Guys: Do Men Fake Orgasms?

Wednesday, October 14, 2009


Director’s clapboard via Amazon.com Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer, quite diversely, the following: Do guys fake orgasms? Straight Single Guy (Colin): Of course! We probably don’t faux the Big O as much as women do, but every now and then the circumstances might call for us to fake. If [...]

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How to Have a One-Night Stand in 10 Easy Steps

Wednesday, September 16, 2009


Picture from our debut column in Metro Yesterday our first weekly column appeared in Metro, the 6th largest circulated newspaper in the U.S., with an audience of more than 1.2 million daily readers¬†in New York, Boston, and Philadelphia. If you’re outside these three cities or missed us on your morning commute, we’ll be reprinting our [...]

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(Relatively) New Product: Trojan Ecstasy Condoms

Friday, August 7, 2009


Since we were extolling the virtues of condoms the other day (in light of all the withdrawal hub-bub), we wanted to talk about a new brand on the market. While we often automatically dismiss Trojans as your basic, quintessential (i.e. unexciting) condom, they’ve actually been making real efforts to compete with some of the more [...]

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5 Reasons Why the Pull-Out Method (Withdrawal) Is Not as Good as Condoms

Thursday, August 6, 2009


Please, just say yes to condoms. There’s been a lot of media drooling over the latest research which suggests that withdrawal may be a legitimate form of birth control. This is great news for couples in long-term, monogamous, committed relationships who have complete trust in one another, who have made an educated decision to be [...]

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Wise Guys: Is Sex With a Condom Really All That Bad?

Tuesday, July 28, 2009


photo by trec_lit Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: Okay, so how different is intercourse with a condom? What does it feel like? Do different kinds of condoms make a difference? Straight Married Guy (Fred): It’s different.¬† It’s not as good.¬† Think pancakes without the syrup.¬† Scratching an [...]

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Durex Sells Sex Well

Friday, July 24, 2009

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We love when sex isn’t just limited to hot 20-something models with eating disorders (via Gawker) When every product from cars to instant rice tries to use sex to sell itself, it’s refreshing to see a commercial actually using sex appropriately. A new one from Durex (above, and the first in the list after the [...]

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Confession: I’m Gonna Keep My (Hypothetical) Baby

Wednesday, July 1, 2009


photo by dizznbonn Our contributor Abby Spector, who is double-majoring in English and Feminine/Gender/Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, has a confession to make: “If you got pregnant, you’d have an abortion — right?‚ÄĚ Max asked during our customary post-coital cuddle a few months back. My mind began to spin. For the seventeen years I had [...]

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“TheyFit” Condoms — First Come, First Served

Monday, June 15, 2009


part of the measuring instructions for TheyFit condoms TheyFit Condoms were the first sized-to-fit condoms available a few years back. (Before ordering, you actually needed to use their Fit Kit‚ĄĘ to measure “the Johnson in question.”) It was a revolutionary idea, but then they mysteriously disappeared from the market. Now they’re back at Condomania for [...]

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Safer Sex Haiku Contest Winners!

Wednesday, May 13, 2009


Our two winners will receive this Tantalising [sic] Lip Butter and that’s not all! The Body Shop and MTV’s awesomely named Staying Alive Foundation recently launched an STD awareness campaign called “Yes to Safe Sex” (we would have called it “Yes to Safer Sex,” but we’re sticklers like that). Since we’re suckers for anything safety-related [...]

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