Adolescent Girls Need Access and Choice in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare

Michael Holscher | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK
Michael Holscher

Flexible and adaptable models must be developed to ensure broad access and choice. Health service teams must adapt their operations to meet the unique needs of adolescents and other underserved groups.

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Have Middle Aged Sex With a New Partner

Suzi Godson | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

They may be not perfect, but condoms are currently the only way to stem the tide. Once older couples are in a monogamous relationship, they can have a joint sexual health screening at a genitourinary clinic and if the results are clear they can ditch the condoms, because an infection can only be contracted if there is one present.

Cash-Grabbing Catholics

Patrick Cash | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK
Patrick Cash

I won't indulge myself in my own personal problems with the Mass, how the language sounds to my ear a lot like lines Christopher Lee should be spouting whilst dancing around a windswept island in The Wicker Man ('It is right to give Him thanks and praise'), because I'll probably come across exactly as I am. A man who vehemently railed against his indoctrinal upbringing mid-teens when he realised his homosexuality made him, in the Dr Eckleburg eyes of the church, a sinner.

The Scroguard Is A Full-Pelvis Condom And It's Utterly Ludicrous

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A couple of weeks ago this would have seemed like the creation of an insanely paranoid clean-freak, but in light of the continuing Ebola outbreak, may...

There's A Digital Condom For Your iPhone

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Tech

Experts have created a 'digital condom' for USB cables which will protect your phone or tablet when it's plugged into a computer. With more and mor...

Condoms Only Work If You're Sober

Trevor Kleinhans | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trevor Kleinhans

Up until the age of 40 (2002) I was a responsible gay man. I ensured that I used protection every time I had a casual sexual encounter. I was not in a committed relationship at that stage, so it was not even an option for me to bareback with someone. I found that exceptionally scary at the time, as I was aware of how easy it was to contract STDs, especially HIV.

You Will Never Guess What This Dress Is Made Of

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Aside from accidentally resulting in an unexpected conception, expired or defective condoms have as much usefulness as a diaphragm made of icing sugar...

Dangerouser Sex

Gus Cairns | Posted 13.05.2014 | 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 19.05.2014 | 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.