Doctors Are Warning The #CondomChallenge Could Cause Suffocation

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

By now you've probably become acquainted with the latest viral trend, the #CondomChallenge, but doctors are warning the craze has the potential to be ...

Would A Condom Emoji Encourage You To Have Safe Sex?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Hands up if you know what this means. C'mon now, don't play innocent. Sex can be illustrated in many emoji-filled forms. There's the banana,...

Would You Use A Spray-On Condom?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We've all been through the motions of having to squeeze a heavily lubricated condom onto a banana in sex education class. But now, it looks like fu...

14-Year-Old Has The Best Response to Guys Who Don't Want To Wear A Condom

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Coach Carr from Mean Girls (see above) would be super proud of this teenager's response to guys who don't want to wear condoms. Filling out a form ...

Ten Things You Need to Know Before You Use a Condom

Suzi Godson | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

Although men frequently complain about decreased sensitivity with condoms, a 2013 study found no difference in satisfaction ratings between men who wore condoms and those who didn't. The study, which was published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, also found no significant differences in men's ability to have erections with, or without, condoms.

Is This The 'Next Generation' Of Condoms?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Would you be more inclined to wear a condom during sex if it felt better than wearing nothing at all? Scientists from the University of Wollongong...

Adolescent Girls Need Access and Choice in Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare

Michael Holscher | Posted 09.05.2015 | 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 06.04.2015 | 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...