Safe Sex in The City

Go New York ! The City’s Health Department have just launched a smart phone application that allows users to locate the nearest condoms at their time of need.Their phone’s will now lead them to the 5 nearest places that have free condoms and tell them  whether they are open or not. New York gives out […]

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The Crown Jewels:Royal Condoms that don’t work

We are loving the fact that souvenir royal wedding condoms have hit the London streets…..but there is a huge downside. They don’t work. The “royal purple” 3 condom pack  has a picture of Prince William and Kate Middleton on the front. We do like how the official website tries to sexy up the royal family […]

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Writers on Pleasure and safety: Safer Sex in the Texts

Wrapping up our stint at Jaipur Literature Festival The Pleasure Project wanted to commend three people who have won our hearts this week.. We heart Candice Bushall, author of the “Sex in the City”  novel and many others since. She is not scared to tackle sexual taboos head on in her work and I told […]

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Writers on pleasure and safety: Abha Dawesar on writing “that condom moment”

We really wanted to get some opinions from the renowned writer Abha Dawesar at Jaipur Lit Festival on the subject of writing good.safe.sex. She is an author who is brave enough to keep the sex in her books, it’s all in there; naughty sex, taboo sex, cross generational and cross caste sex, and last and […]

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The Great Wall of Vagina Rocks Jaipur

The Pleasure Project’s new T – shirts were a hit at the Jaipur Literature Festival, where “The Great Wall of Vagina” made the best dressed list. Telhelka, a national news, culture and politics magazine said…… “For all their trying, NGO’s never have good tees. This we know. But we are here to learn and when […]

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Can writers teach us about pleasure and safety? A Hijra life story

I’m at The Jaipur Literature Festival in India – I want to explore if the writing community has skills that are lacking in Public Health to promote Good. Safe. Sex. After all creating new narratives is what we want more of in sex education.  Could writers better than sex educators re-claim the sexy in safer […]

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The safer sex time bomb has gone off in India

Last January we reported from India with the comment “Sex is time bomb waiting to go off in India”. http://thepleasureproject.org/2010/01/26/%E2%80%9Cindian-women-have-no-business-being-happy-and-especially-no-business-enjoying-sex%E2%80%9D/ Well it seems it just did. The national Indian magazine Outlook just reported it’s annual sex survey this week – and it has some interesting findings….. –   34% of respondents has had a one night […]

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Global. Good. Safe. Sex in 2010

A Pleasurable 2011 from all of us at The Pleasure Project you to all our fans, friends and fellow pleasure propagandists for your support over the year – here is our round up of the year of Pleasure and Safer Sex .. January – Sari Rippers in Jaipur The Pleasure Project has had an exciting […]

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Delhi and Vaginas – the Monologues and the Great Wall

It was so exciting to go to performance in Delhi of  “The Vagina Monologues” performed as part of Breakthrough’s 10th anniversary this Thursday. It reminded me of just how revolutionary it can feel to shout “cunt” and “vagina” into the open air and how little we talk about the pleasure, fear and excitement vagina’s provoke […]

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Hip Hip Hurrah for lube

We  lube. It is one of the world’s great unsung marvelous inventions. It makes sex feel much much better. It helps us practice safer sex. Its that smooth quick ease that lets you have the sex you want. Sometimes quickly and sometimes really           slowly. We have been convinced that it helps safer sex. People […]

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