Have some stamina to pleasure yourself this International Women’s Day

The Pleasure Project likes to think of International Women’s Day as a chance to celebrate, have fun..whilst of course keeping safe. Last year we got a little despondent as we struggled  to find any calls to women to enjoy themselves, have fun or (heaven forbid) fulfill their desires. We know there are many many depressing […]

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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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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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Is pornography is somebody else’s erotica that you don’t like ?

The Pleasure Project’s very own Anne Philpott will be part of a panel this week in Delhi.  Nandita Das, Onir, Mithu Sen, Poorna Jagannathan, Rosalyn D’ Mello will be having a conversation on the changing visual landscape of intimacies and desire in Indian Cinema, image & contemporary art. The Pleasure Project will be getting down […]

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A cup of Tea for your Fantasy?

Calling all pleasure propagandists.  The Pleasure Project has been asked to help out at a very fancy Delhi Art Summit Event. ‘CAN YOU SEE ME? Is a new art show about gender, sexuality, culture and religion in the global south in the new Engendered Gallery in Delhi. Our dear friend,  is coming over from her […]

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