Condom Design Innovations

The Human Condition, a blog by Kate Dailey, recently posted about five condom design innovations particularly suited to making sex more pleasurable. Some – like the wider head on the condoms – have been around in Europe for some time, but are just becoming popular in America. Others are examples of condom manufacturers picking up […]

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The Pleasure Project on Facebook!

You can now find the Pleasure Project on Facebook! Become a fan, and if you want, updates to our blog and news about us can appear directly on your home page news feed.

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Greetings from the Pleasure-Sphere!

The Pleasure Project has been spreading its mantra of pleasurable safer sex around the world for five years, and now we’ve brought the sexy banter to the blogosphere. Stay up to date with the latest thinking on the pleasure approach to safer sex and upcoming and recent pleasure events. You can also share your comments […]

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4th Africa Conference on Sexual Health & Rights – Call for Abstracts

The 4th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights will be held from February 8-12, 2010 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. You can find general information about the conference on their website, but what’s really great is that this year, positive sexuality is specifically mentioned in the conference objectives. The Call for Abstracts lists the following […]

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Desire, Pleasure, and Wellbeing – Call for Articles

Sexuality in Africa magazine has recently posted a call for articles for their Volume 6, Issue 1, which will focus on “Desire, Pleasure, and Wellbeing”. They write: Contributors to this volume are invited to examine the intersection between desire, pleasure and sexual right on the one hand, and sexual health and socio-cultural wellbeing on the […]

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Looking for a bit of pleasure in Bali?

Then don’t miss our sexy Satellite Session at ICAAP9 (The 9th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific), featuring: • Sexing up safer sex, steamy (safer sex) film clips – Arushi Singh (The Pleasure Project) • Eroticizing safer sex in a devoutly Catholic country – Philippine sex columnist and radio host Anas (aka […]

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Workshop at Share-Net Meeting

On April 16, 2009, Wendy Knerr presented a Pleasure Project workshop to a Share-Net meeting in the Netherlands. Share-Net is the Dutch network of development organizations and individual consultants working in the field of sexual & reproductive health and rights, and HIV. Among those present were members of the Universal Access to the Female Condom […]

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Clitoraid – Adopt a Clitoris

These people are dedicated to providing surgery to women who involuntarily underwent female genital cutting, to help restore their genital functioning and sense of pleasure. From Clitoraid.com: The goal of Clitoraid’s “Adopt a Clitoris” program is to create real, long lasting changes for women who have been forced to experience clitoral excision or genital mutilation […]

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Vulva Puppets

This morning I came across a very fun product from the Vulva University – the Vulva Puppet! Clearly, this beautiful, sexy, and (get this) fair trade puppet would add some jazz to anyone’s life… but also imagine the possibilities for demonstrations! Do you think if we asked them really nice, they’d make us a silky […]

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Pleasure as a Sexual Right

The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) – one of the leading global advocates for sexual and reproductive health – published its Declaration of Sexual Rights in October 2008. Among its principles is: Principle 4 Sexuality, and pleasure deriving from it, is a central aspect of being human, whether or not a person chooses to reproduce. […]

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