Post Tagged with: "safe sex"

In the heat of the moment

In the heat of the moment

Negotiating safe sex should be straightforward. But when those involved fear rejection and judgement, when we associate asking for a condom with calling someone ‘dirty’, when we are socialised to defer to others, it gets complicated.

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Safe Sex is Sexy

Safe Sex is Sexy

A safer sex campaign for the next generation New cases of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) are on the rise. In the last three years, cases of gonorrhoea have increased threefold, chlamydia is almost at epidemic levels among young people, and HIV infection rates are at the same levels as in […]

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Madison Missina — on sexual health and personal safety

Madison Missina — on sexual health and personal safety

Porn Star and Escort Madison Missina talks sexual health and personal safety in the sex industry…

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Condoms kill my erection

Condoms kill my erection

Dear Rhonda, Recently divorced, I find myself back in the dating world and having to use condoms for the first time in a long time. The problem is, every time we get started and the condom goes on, I lose my erection. Just pausing to put the condom on seems […]

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My brush with HPV

My brush with HPV

‘Hmm. I think it looks a bit like a wart.’ Wait, what? I knew this could be a possibility. It is why I asked the doctor to take a look at the weird, flesh-toned patch of rough skin on my pubic area in the first place. But I thought it […]

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Mentioning the unmentionable

Mentioning the unmentionable

As many as one in eight adults in Australia (and one in six in the United States) have it. Most of those are women. 80% of people with it don’t realise, while 70% report getting it from a partner who did not have an outbreak at the time of sexual […]

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