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What is the female condom?

The female condom is very similar in intent to the male condom in that it is a contraceptive device designed to prevent pregnancy and it also safeguards against the transmission of STIs – Sexually Transmitted Infections. What does the female condom look like? It is essentially a pouch with a ring at either end, the

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Here are some rather unusual uses for condoms

Aficionados of the cult TV series, New Tricks, might remember the episode when a serial arsonist uses a condom as a makeshift timing device to start fires.  A condom suspended over a candle and filled with an accelerant eventually burnt through and created a mini-explosion setting fire to the property and leaving no other trace

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Share Your Funny Condom Stories

Even in the enlightened days of the 21st century, talking about condoms can still be a little taboo.  That’s a shame because they really are so very important for our sexual health.  Perhaps that’s why Durex encouraged people to share their funny condom moments with the world, to make it more acceptable to talk about

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Condom Myths EXPLODED

There are some interesting ideas surrounding the use of condoms, some might even call them myths.  But, joking apart, they can actually cause real problems and put users at risk.  We take a look at some of the most common fables surrounding the use of condoms. Two condoms are better than one – this is

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Under The Covers

Does Size REALLY Matter? (Honestly)

Well yes, it can do.  I am sure every guy wants to massage his ego and opt for the super-sized packet but the plain facts are, if the condom is too large, it can slip, tear and actually come off, proving wholly ineffective at the job it is supposed to be doing.  So how can

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The Art of Condoms

Trust the French to apply artistic high fashion principles to the simple condom in an attempt to rescue its rather unpopular and dowdy reputation. A French company called ‘Made in Love’ (what else) had developed a range of what are described as artist-made condoms.  The company is still a start-up and is looking for crowdfunding

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Under The Covers

Do People Really Wash and Reuse Condoms?

The CDC in the States – Centres for Disease Control and Prevention – has issued a warning to citizens to stop washing out and reusing condoms because, unbelievably, people are doing this although it rather begs the question as to how the CDC found out about it. The warning went out via their Twitter feed

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Does deceit about sexual status amount to rape?

A recent case in the UK courts could have far-reaching implications for those who lie about their sexual health. Jason Lawrance met a woman through a dating website and told her that he had had a vasectomy after which she agreed to sleep with him without using a condom.  Lawrance, a serial rapist, then revealed

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What To Do if A New Partner Refuses To Wear Condoms

A mutual understanding on sexual health matters and contraception is important in any relationship.  But these are deeply personal and fundamental issues and let’s face it, in a fledgeling relationship, they may not get the talk time they deserve.  So what if matters develop quite quickly but your new love interest refuses to wear a

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