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  • Condoms rebranded in South Africa as HIV infections rise

    South Africa is seeking to rebrand its free condoms to appeal to young people after a new study showed rising HIV infections and flagging contraception use, the health department said on Thursday.

    04 April 2014 | Yahoo News
  • ‘Electric Eel’ digital condom promises to make sparks fly in the bedroom

    In response to the Gates Foundation challenge to create a next-generation condom, a pair of PhD students have created a “digital condom”: a prophylactic that sends electrical impulses through the material to create pleasurable sensations.

    25 February 2014 | The Independent
  • 'Female condoms': what's in a name?

    Driven by dissatisfaction with conventional male condoms, Donte Smith is one of a sizable minority of gay men who are opting to use the female condom for anal sex, even though it has been designed and tested only for vaginal sex.

    25 February 2014 | Poz
  • Fuck poz guys!

    Marc-André LeBlanc asks if you’re a neg guy is it safer to have sex with poz guys or neg guys? Limit your condomless sex to poz guys with undetectable viral loads and avoid condomless sex with casual negative partners he suggests.

    11 February 2014 | Positive Lite
  • California Porn Film Company Is Fined $78,000 for Condom Policy, Other Workplace Safety Violations

    The Star Tribune reported that California state safety officials fined a San Francisco-based pornography company $78,000 for allowing performers to have on-camera intercourse without using condoms.

    04 February 2014 | CDC National Prevention Information Network
  • VICTORY: CDC responds to Open Letter, commits to condom clarity

    In a phone meeting with HIV Prevention Justice Alliance and allies on January 23, the UYS Centers for Disease Control (CDC) agreed to no longer use the term “unprotected sex” when they mean “sex without condoms,” but to use the latter phrase instead. The reason for the change is to correct the perceptino that all condomless sex risks HIV, when in may situations it does not.

    30 January 2014 | HIV Prevention Justice Alliance
  • Graphene condoms: super thin and tough, but is that enough to make people have safer sex?

    Given that social reasons influence sexual behaviour, new technology such as the graphene condom won’t necessarily improve attitudes toward using condoms. But emphasising pleasure could be a new narrative that encourages some to weigh up the pros and cons a bit differently.

    29 January 2014 | The Conversation
  • The return of the female condom?

    The FC2 female condom is far more successful than many in the West realise. It is available in 138 countries and sales have more than doubled since 2007. And new models of radically redesigned female condoms will be available soon.

    16 December 2013 | BBC Health
  • US porn industry faces shutdown after another actor tests positive for HIV

    Filming set to stop for third time in a year, as performers' group says latest case is apparently not linked to recent positive tests

    09 December 2013 | The Guardian
  • Indonesian Conservatives All Riled Up Over Condoms

    A backlash against a government campaign to emphasize the importance of condoms as part of an HIV/AIDS awareness program could hurt efforts to curb new infections in the country, campaigners have warned.

    04 December 2013 | Jakarta Globe
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