Safe Sex

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 ...

Graphic Sex Advert Aims To Highlight HIV Charity

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK

A risque new advert showing the explicit orgasming of married couples, gay and straight lovers, threesomes, groping grannies and dolled-up dominatrixe...

Would You Use A Female Condom?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

One piece of good news: as we approach the end of 2013, we have a more optimistic set of options for contraception than we did at the start of the yea...

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.'

Altering the Age of Consent Will Change Little

Danielle Lowe | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

Recently the debate about the age of consent has flared up in the United Kingdom again. Is 16 the right age or does it do harm to children and adults alike? An argument that I haven't seen raised very often, but one that I have believed in for a long time points out that the age of consent is a much more complex issue.

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...

Have Attitudes Changed Towards HIV/AIDS Since the 1980's?

Daniel Warner | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Warner

I'm 42 now and my attitude towards sex has changed and I'm confident in my sexuality. I'm also fully aware of the 'risks', and they are risks. I don't take my being HIV-negative for granted but I also don't allow a fear of HIV to stop me doing what I want to do. After twenty years I've finally realised that a penis isn't a murder weapon.

Police Demand Sauna Condom Ban

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Police have sparked outrage after demanding condoms be banned from Edinburgh's licensed saunas. Campaigners have now warned of a HIV epidemic and b...

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...

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Have Sex With Your Ex

Suzi Godson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

Sex with the ex seems simple, but is actually very complicated. Samantha Jones from Sex and the City summed it all up when she said "Sex with an ex can be depressing. If it's good, you can't get it anymore. If it's bad, you just had sex with an ex."

Freshers' Week Survival Tips

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Hindsight, friends, is a wonderful thing. Alas, as seeing into the future is practically* impossible, we asked some of the students who took on freshe...

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...

WATCH: Condom Factory Turned Museum To Educate Visitors On Safe Sex

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

What better place to learn about safe sex than in a condom factory? That's just what is happening in Taiwan as a condom factory puts its museum hat...

Sex and Cancer Connection in the Spotlight

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Paul Zollinger-Read

Cancers at the back of the tongue and in the tonsils have become more common over the past 20 years, with many of these linked to HPV 16 infection. Some experts believe that one of the main ways the virus spreads to the back part of the mouth and throat is through oral sex.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Threesomes and Love SpunOut

Paddy Duffy | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

Last weekend, Ireland was consumed by something terrible, something dark, something that could tear the fabric of Irish society apart as we know it. Yes, Ireland has been struck dumb by the menace of threesomes.

US College Holds Masturbation And Orgasm Tutorials - In A Church

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A US college hosted a sex, orgasm and masturbation tutorial for students - and held it in a church. Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, w...

Exeter's Safer Sex Ball 'Cancelled After Students' CCTV Sex Video'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education

An Exeter University ball, which has been running for more than two decades, has been cancelled after two students were caught on CCTV engaged in a se...

There She Blows! Azealia Banks' Controversial Cover for Dazed & Confused Magazine Is Revealed

Kate Lawson | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Kate Lawson

So here is the much-talked about Dazed & Confused cover which has been banned in seven countries because it shows Azealia Banks posing with an infl...

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...

Clever Children Have Safer Sex, Says Gove

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Children who perform well academically display less "risky behaviour" and practice safe sex, according to Michael Gove. The education secretary tol...

Government is Failing on HIV

Peter G Tatchell | Posted 30.01.2012 | UK Politics
Peter G Tatchell

HIV education is woefully inadequate in most schools. Teaching pupils how to roll a condom on a banana is not good enough. Very few students learn what to do if a partner refuses to wear a condom ie. how to negotiate safer sex.

University Society Apologies After Sick Rape 'Joke'

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

An Exeter University society has apologised after provoking outrage when it printed a sick rape "joke" in a leaflet dubbed the "shag mag" to promote a...