Mother knows best… :)~>-8-(:

I think we’ve all seen the condom ads circulating around YouTube these days… unfortunately, due to the obscenity laws in many places, these are very rarely sexy. That said, some of them are absolutely hilarious. 15 and Counting has collected their top picks for your viewing pleasure. I’ll repost one here that I do find […]

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Being Positive about HIV/AIDS

Our friend Ana Santos recently published a column in the Manila Times and on her blog entitled “Being Positive About HIV/AIDS“.  She has graciously granted us permission to repost the column here, but you can also read it on her website. Saturday, August 15, 2009 THE SINGLE FILES By Ana Santos Being positive about HIV/AIDS […]

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It’s Margaret Sanger’s Birthday

I was just listening to the Writer’s Almanac, where they mentioned that today is the birthday of the mother of birth control: And it’s the birthday of the woman who caused science fiction writer H.G. Wells to say: “The movement she started will grow to be, a hundred years from now, the most influential of […]

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Turn ons and turn offs – anal sex and pregnancy

In the latest issue of Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, a quarterly journal pubished by the Guttmacher Institute, there are two articles that focus on the role of pleasure and arousal in safer sex behaviors. One, “Women’s Experiences with Anal Sex: Motivations and Implications for STD Prevention,” found that women in the study often […]

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We’re in Playboy!

Everyone over here on the Pleasure Project team was super excited to see our name in the latest issue of Playboy in the Philippines! The article occupies an illustrious three pages, and describes in detail some of our tips for sexing up your safer sex life. The more adventurous ones can experiment with having their […]

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“Do it for your country!”

In the world of promoting safer sex, it’s true that university students get a lot of attention. But usually this attention is focused on their risky behavior, crazy parties, and multiple partners. This year, the Great American Condom Campaign decided to take safer sex to the grassroots level. Instead of simply recruiting peer educators, this […]

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Is it just me, or are condoms getting sexier?

On a recent trip to the Condomerie, I couldn’t help but think that the world of pleasurable condoms had exploded while I was under the sheets somewhere, always buying the same trusty variety. While I recently posted about condom design innovations, that article was just the tip of the iceberg. Size While I once had […]

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Wondering what to do with those old toys?

If you’re like me, you may have been practicing safer, sexier sex by having some fun with toys (err, the adult kind, that is). But at the same time, you start to wonder how the drawer of used toys, not to mention the ones yet to come, might be taking a toll on the environment. […]

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Want more stimulation? Try a female condom!

Maybe you’ve heard about the legendary “C-V Distance”? No, this has nothing to do with your resume, your level of physical fitness, or probability and statistics. This time it’s the distance between a woman’s clitoris and her vagina. Back in February, Kim Wallen, a professor at Emory University, reanalyzed measurement data of women and discovered […]

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“Reclaim the Condom” on BBC

We just received a press release about a new BBC World documentary on reclaiming condoms for love and pleasure in Mozambique. I haven’t gotten to see it yet (it was airing at 3:30am today, but I was clearly still asleep!), but it sounds like Sheila is doing a great job putting a pleasurable spin on […]

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