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Dangerouser Sex

Gus Cairns | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Gus Cairns

To those less acqainted with the workings of HIV, and more surprised by the news, you'd think this would be cause for celebration. In the gay community, however, the news was received by many with disbelief ("This is bullshit science" said one) or downright fear

The Most Cringey Condom Ad That Your Eyes Will Never Be Able To Unsee

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's not mature, but when it comes to thinking about our parents having sex, we assume they have Barbie and Ken genitals (i.e, none) and conceived us ...

WATCH: This Condom Advert Was Banned For Being 'Too Sexy'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

An advert featuring a nubile young couple ‘trying out’ a selection of condoms in a pharmacy has been banned from Australian TV. The Naked Cond...

What Took Them So Long to Develop a Male Pill?

Helen Croydon | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Croydon

When scientists announced this week that the male contraceptive pill is a step closer to being developed my first thought was 'It took them 52 years since the female pill to get this far.'

Ten Things You Need to Know Before Your Teenager Becomes Sexually Active

Suzi Godson | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

Efforts to persuade teenagers to have safe sex and to use health-screening services seem to be having a positive effect. Looks like that bloke who said "education, education, education" might have gotten something right after all. So, if you have a teenager, here's ten things you need to know before they become sexually active.

Condoms Of The Future

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Wonder material graphene faces its stiffest challenge yet in providing thinner, stronger, safer and more desirable condoms. A research team from Th...

One In Four Students Contracts STI In First Year Of University

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A quarter of students contract a sexually transmitted infection during their first year of university, it has been revealed. The figures have promp...

HIV Positive Porn Couple Call For Condoms To Be Made Compulsory

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK

A porn star couple, who both recently tested positive for HIV, have called for the use of condoms to be made compulsory on all adult film sets. Ca...

WATCH: New Durex Advert Reminds Men How Annoying Kids Can Be

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Comedy

Kids! They're adorable... but also, sometimes, irritating. Yes, if you want to put men off unprotected sex, simply remind them of some of the downside...

Condoms: Not Just For Safe Sex And Contraception

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

To add to the list of reasons why you should always use condoms - safe sex and unwanted pregnancies being the obvious top two - a new study has reveal...

PICTURE: Daft Punk Help You 'Get Lucky'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Daft Punk are now literally helping people 'Get Lucky' after lending the name of their hit comeback song to Durex condoms. The packaging features t...

Condoms For Kate

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have received a selection of condoms as part of a maternity gift from the government of Finland. The prophylacti...

Father's Day's Best Kept Secret - Women's Sex Lives Are Profoundly Influenced by the Relationship With Their Fathers

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

A new series of remarkable psychology experiments is about to be published which reveals a powerful, yet hitherto unsuspected, influence on girls' sexuality, and it's right at the heart of family life.

Up To 12% Of Women Are Allergic To Semen

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Up to 12 per cent of women could be allergic to human semen – with symptoms ranging from irritation, itching, painful urination, atopic eczema to an...

Essex Police Hunt Condom Thief

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK

Essex Police have released a picture of a man suspected of stealing £90 of condoms, saying they are keen to talk to him in connection with the theft....

HIV Increases Amongst Gay Men As Condom Use Falls

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK

The number of gay and bisexual men contracting HIV rose over the past 20 years because many more are having unprotected sex, research has shown. T...

That's a Wrap: Condoms, STIs and HBO's Girls

Claire Surrey | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Surrey

Condoms, when properly used, can help prevent STI and HIV transmission. If you're sexually active, use your judgement and ask whether your partner has been tested. Better yet, why not nix the suspense and make getting regular STI screenings a New Year's resolution?

Restaurant Serves Edible Condom

David J Constable | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
David J Constable

I am not walking across a beach but there is sand, and the above description is indeed of a condom. A pink condom. A filled condom. And I'm about to eat it.

Semen 'Is Good For Your Health And Helps Fight Depression'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Semen is good for your mental and physical health, a study has found. Whether it enters the body orally or via unprotected sex, the “mood alteri...

Beware The Fake Olympic Condom

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK

London has narrowly avoided being flooded with fake Olympic-branded condoms. The counterfeit rubbers were seized by Westminster City Council Tradi...

JLS Star Seduces Glamour Girl With Own Brand Of Condoms

WENN | Posted 22.07.2012 | Home

JLS star Aston Merrygold seduced a girl by showing off condoms with his face on them. The unusual seduction method worked on glamour girl Renay Lou...

The Olympics: Queuing and Sex

Lucy Karsten | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK Sport
Lucy Karsten

The Olympics, like all major sporting events, offer us a rare chance to shed our snotty London skins, and British reserve, and cry, shout and hope with everyone else. This Summer, London is going to be a Nike ad. Only with more sex. And queues.

Planned Teenage Pregnancies: A 'Global Scandal'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 11.07.2012 | UK

A planned pregnancy is a life-affirming and often joyful choice made by women in the West. However in the developing world the decision to become ...

Sex Education Has Nothing to Do With Condoms

Carrie Lloyd | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Carrie Lloyd

We're getting something very wrong and it's the fact that schools are too scared to talk about the fluffy parts of our lives that actually influence us to make the correct decisions. Confidence, avoiding hurting others, why every one is getting wasted, understanding that we have a right to say no.

The Week That Was: 10 December 2011

Carla Buzasi | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK
Carla Buzasi

As politicians, MPs, bankers and leaders of industry, not to mention newspaper editors, grapple this weekend to understand whether Cameron's decisions over a new European treaty set the UK up for success or financial failure, the real talking point hasn't been the behind-closed-scene deals, or the long-term ramifications, but whether Sarkozy snubbed Cameron's hand-shake or not. As with so many things, it's the people and the relationships at the heart of the matter that pique our interest...