Topics :: safer sex

Condoms Make Splash at World Cup

By Norm Kent | Friday Jun 20, 2014
Reuters News has reported that Brazilian health officials handed out condoms to World Cup fans in Sao Paulo last Friday, taking advantage of the games and festivities in the city to test people for HIV.

Will "Galactic Cap" Condom Make Sex Out of This World?

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jun 6, 2014
On June 1, backers of a revolutionary new condom took to Indiegogo to raise money for the development of the "Galactic Cap," a condom based on a completely new design.

Ask the Doc: Dangers of PrEP-Only Prevention

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Wednesday May 28, 2014
Dr. Howard Scheiner looks again at PrEP with Truvada, the pros and cons of the regimen, and other risks that come with unprotected sex, like anogenital warts, anal cancer, HPV, STDs and Hepatitis C.

Ask the Doc: Safer Sex During the Black Party

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
On this edition of Ask the Doc, we look at some strategies to help you stay safe while you're hitting the circuit parties.

Hula App Helps With STD Testing and Results

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Mar 11, 2014
In an effort to test for and discuss results of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), the new company Hula has launched an iPhone app that allows users to find testing centers, get their results online, then share that info with other users.

CDC Updates Term for ’Unprotected Sex’

By Chuck Colbert | Saturday Feb 15, 2014
Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have agreed to stop using the term "unprotected sex" to mean "sex without condoms."

Porn: From Andy Warhol To XTube

By Michael Cox | Wednesday Jul 3, 2013
Aside from providing a haute jack-off experience (satisfying without leaving you with that disgusting, bloated feeling) this book brings up some interesting ideas of porn theory.

Are You Thinking With Your Brain or Your Bulge?

By Paul Montero | Friday May 17, 2013
The age-old cliche that claims we can only operate using with one "head" at any given time is nothing more than a silly old wives’ tale, right? Actually, it’s one that proves true a lot more often than we’d like to admit. Let’s examine the evidence.

Schweitzer Fellows Help Boost LGBT Health Via Sex Education

By Les Spindle | Thursday Apr 11, 2013
Next month, UCLA grad students Alexander Martos and Jeffery Williams will wrap up their work with the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center, and take their LGBT sex ed curriculum to Cal State Northridge.

Ask the Doc: Bacteria Is the Enemy in Two New Infections

By Demetre Daskalakis | Wednesday Mar 27, 2013
Every two weeks, HIV expert Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, along with Dr. Paul Bellman & Dr. Anita Radix, answer your questions. All gay men in NYC need to get a meningitis vaccine; & yes, there’s a new antibiotic-resistant strain of gonorrhea.