SexSmartFilms – share your films about sex

While I was in Mexico at the SSSS meeting, I went to a brilliant session by Mark Schoen of SexSmartFilms.com. Mark’s presentation, entitled “100 years of sex education films”, was enthralling enough to draw and keep awake an audience at 8am on a Sunday morning, the last day of the meeting – even though we […]

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Food, Safe Sex and Pleasure in Bangkok

When it comes to safe sex, I like to put my money where my mouth is. Cabbages and Condoms in Bangkok is one restaurant that apparently likes to do the same. I had read about Cabbages and Condoms and their innovative concept of a restaurant that promotes good food, safe sex and responsible family planning […]

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Chicks with Guts and morals – live from Berlin Porn Festival

“Chicks with Guts” was a discussion about women making films in a male dominated industry. There was a great range of speakers including  Anna Brownfield, Ovidie and Julia Simone. I asked a question about making safer sex within sex films and there was an interesting range of answers. Points of view ranged from those that […]

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Sex robots… they’re coming

There’s nothing more exciting than combining sex and intelligence, and this story promises them both. David Levy, who is known for his pioneering work on Artificial Intelligence, first in relation to chess programs and now in conversational programs, is apparently now interested in expanding his scope to sex robots. I need to meet this man. […]

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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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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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“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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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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“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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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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