2013: Using cherry lube in London, watching safe porn in Bangkok and Igniting in Rotterdam
Happy New Year Pleasure Propagandists ! Its been quite a year out there for pleasure and safer sex. The year really kicked off for us when we attended an International Women’s Day Festival in London although we got a bit depressed about the lack of encouragement for women to seek pleasure. We did find a […]More Info
Could watching porn increase our expectations of safe pleasure ?
The Pleasure Project is a little bit excited to announce that there is a new pleasure publication out, and (ah hum) we have written a chapter in his exciting book that highlight the importance of pleasure’. Women, Sexuality and the Political Power of Pleasure’ published by Zed and edited by the formidable trio of Cornwall, Jolly and Hawkins…. . We give […]More Info
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 […]More Info
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 […]More Info
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 […]More Info
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 […]More Info
Bringing porn out from under the durrees
We really like Kuber Sharma’s rant for positive porn in India: and we could not agree more that this is critical as internet access grows (30% of all Indians and growing) and access to internet porn grows (5% of all downloads at minimum) . And this “guy next door”Kuber (read sex god/nerd) seems to have […]More Info
Women like sex too. It’s official.
You read it here first. Today is World AIDS Day. Globally 34 million people are living with HIV. 2.7 million people new people are infected per year. That’s the same as the total population of Jamaica. This years theme is “Getting To Zero” . Zero New HIV Infections. Zero Discrimination and Zero AIDS Related Deaths. […]More Info
Rock for the Right to Romance
Delhi is gearing up to a fantastic concert tomorrow and we are just a little bit over excited here at The Pleasure Project. Rock for Rights will follow the city’s growing queer pride march – letting us all continue the party. It’s only two years since same sex relationships were de-criminalised in India, but since […]More Info