Condoms delivered in the heat of the moment

We like this, condoms available at the moment of passion….. The long lonely trip to the 24 garage may be a thing of the past… but of course using a condom does not need to be so discrete.…or hidden (inside a map or pizza box)…. but could be brandished as an invitation for even more […]

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Is Science the Achilles Heel of HIV prevention?

It’s World AIDS day, time to reflect on the impact of this epidemic, but also how we are tackling it together as sexual health advocates. One of the great phrases in recent discussion of HIV prevention is the one coined by Richard Horton of The Lancet in the foreword to their special journal on men […]

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Measure what you treasure, even pleasure

Last week in Delhi there was an international conference that urged the world to measure progress not as a reduction in bad things (poverty, illness, death) but an increase in good things (happiness, satisfaction, well being). The rather unexciting conference title 4th OECD World Forum on Statistics, Knowledge and Policy had lots of more exciting […]

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I like female condoms because….

they rub on my clit during sex they are not just for women, but for guys with guys  too they allow my dick to slip and move around feeling free I can go in and out of them taking a pause between rounds but leaving it in they stop me worrying about getting pregnant, so […]

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Huffington Post bigs up The Pleasure Project

Okay Okay read all about it. Read Phil Harvey’s brilliant article in The Huffington Post this week on the importance of sex in family planning. (And our work here at The Pleasure Project…) It might seem obvious to you and me that one of the benefits of contraception is that it means you can enjoy […]

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Development Horizons: A Pleasure Gold Medal: Cheer Cheer

So we are a little bit plesed (well actually quite a lot) because Professor Haddad from the Institute of Development Studies at Sussex University has written all about our evidence review ‘Everything you have ever wanted to know about pleasurable safer sex but were afraid to ask’…..we have replicated it in full below. Cos he […]

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AIDS 2012: A Pleasure Olympics ?

putting a ring on it, rolling their hips just so and vagina , well lit up our day. We love the Chicago female condom ‘ put a ring on it‘ campaign and we did a sexual pleasure and female condom workshop with them and others in the women’s networking zone.  Lets just say our sexy […]

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AIDS 2012: all pleasured up ?

“Sex has been eradicated from the conference, it’s almost as if it’s an airborne disease” Okay so when we said that to WAMU radio we were feeling kinda blue and bio-medicalised out. They interviewed us after our satellite session to launch “Everything you ever wanted to know about pleasurable safer sex but were afraid to […]

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Spot the condoms at AIDS 2012

Ohh we are getting very excited about our session tomorrow morning at the AIDS conference here in Washington. Mainly because we are just a little frustrated that safer sex seems to have slipped off the agenda even more than usual. Although Hilary Clinton was still stating the path to an AIDS free generation is combination […]

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Everything you have ever wanted

to know about pleasurable safer sex but were afraid to ask.. Is the topic that The Pleasure Project is tackling at AIDS 2012 in Washington conference next week. We have trawled the literature (just for you) to answer 20 question about pleasure, sex and health and it’s here all here..  Everything you ever wanted to […]

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