Nevada Considers Making Porn Stars Wrap It Up On Set

Last month the porn film industry announced that two male performers in Nevada tested positive for HIV, and now state health officials are considering a law that would require all porn stars to wrap it up on set. » 1/24/15 4:30pm 1/24/15 4:30pm

Here's Proof That Men Who Say They're 'Too Big' For Condoms Are Liars

Forget the fact that there are vanity-sized "magnums" for a second and imagine that you still live in a world where dudes believe they can get away with the excuse that their package is too big to be wrapped. Next time anyone uses that excuse, just show them Swedish pop star Zara Larsson's convincing argument that… » 1/08/15 1:15pm 1/08/15 1:15pm

Porn Industry Loses Appeal Against Mandatory Condom Law 

On Monday, the adult entertainment industry lost its appeal against Los Angeles County's controversial "Measure B," a referendum passed in 2012 requiring actors in the pornographic films to wear condoms. Vivid Entertainment, Califa Productions and others tried to argue that the measure violated their First Amendment… » 12/16/14 12:45pm 12/16/14 12:45pm

World Cup Condoms Are Selling Like Sexy Brazilian Hotcakes

There's just something about major sporting events that makes people wanna do it. Exhibit A: The brisk sales of (unofficial!) special edition World Cup condoms, which are Brazilian green and yellow and taste like a Caipirinha, the country's national cocktail. » 6/18/14 12:20pm 6/18/14 12:20pm

Does Twitter Have a Problem With Condoms?

The CEO of condom company LuckyBloke is raising a fuss, after she tried to participate in Twitter's ad program and was rejected. Apparently, she'd run afoul of the company's "adult sexual products and services policy." Now she's rallying fans and calling on Twitter to adopt more liberal advertising policies. » 6/04/14 4:30pm 6/04/14 4:30pm

NYPD Won't Confiscate Condoms as Evidence of Sex Work Anymore, Sort Of

It’s tough to promote safe sex while also instructing police to confiscate individuals' condoms as evidence that they're sex workers, but New York City has finally figured that out. Almost. » 5/13/14 10:20am 5/13/14 10:20am

Can Anyone Ever Make Condoms 'Cool' For the Ladies?

Condoms are useful, but they're associated less with convenience and more with bros in bars, bodegas and college basement giveaway boxes. Women who carry them often face bullshit pushback. Several companies are attempting to make the old French letter friendlier to the ladies, but the question is whether it'll ever… » 4/08/14 10:40am 4/08/14 10:40am

There's a Birchbox for Condoms and It's Called 'The Cocksman Club'

What do you picture upon hearing the name, "The Cocksman Club"? Is it an exclusive Victorian club for gents who enjoy the company of gents, or perhaps a cheeky society for the discussion of rooster breeding? Wrong on both counts: It's a subscription service for condoms. » 3/04/14 4:20pm 3/04/14 4:20pm

Sustainable Condoms FINALLY Give Women a Reason to Like Protected Sex

Come May, many drugstores will be carrying a new brand of sustainable male condoms that is being marketed specifically towards a female audience. The prophylactic — called Sustain — is made from non-toxic latex that has been produced on a fair-trade/fair-wage rubber plantation in India, a fact that company founders… » 2/28/14 3:00pm 2/28/14 3:00pm

Get your sex and marijuana fix all at once, thanks to the new weed-flavored condoms, thanks to Cannadom. Their slogan is "Cannadom - The Cannabis Flavoured Condom. Green in colour, and smells and tastes like the real thing!" » 2/25/14 9:25pm 2/25/14 9:25pm

New Trojan Ads for Condoms and Sex Toys Are Unexpectedly Sweet

A batch of new Trojan ads are playful and unexpectedly emotional — in a a good way. When was the last time you saw a condom ad and though, awww, sweet? » 1/28/14 1:25pm 1/28/14 1:25pm

Gay Porn Studio To Handle Enormous Task of Digitally Removing Condoms

A studio that specializes in the making and distribution of man-man sex movies has announced that, thanks to computer magic, the upcoming epic love story California Dreamin' 1 will be the first ever digitally bareback-ified pornographic film. In other words, the actors will shoot using condoms, but the condoms will be… » 1/20/14 1:50pm 1/20/14 1:50pm

A Handy State-By-State Ranking of Dick Size

A condom company has lovingly compiled a state-by-state ranking of dick size based on sales of large-sized condoms. Congratulations, North Dakota (Dickota?). Condolences, Mississippi. » 12/03/13 2:50pm 12/03/13 2:50pm

Bill Gates Thinks Beef Tendons Are the Future of Condom Technology

Condoms are a cheap, simple solution to a whole host of problems. And yet, trying to talk men worldwide into using them is worse than trying to get a sleeping bag back in its original packaging. Which is why back in March, Bill and Melinda Gates—two cool parents who just want you to know that you can come to them… » 11/21/13 6:40pm 11/21/13 6:40pm

Hey, Kids: Put on Some Damn Condoms Already

Here's some 90's nostalgia we can all get behind: back in those halcyon days, the condom use of youths was on the rise. A decade ago, condom use amongst 15-19 year-olds reached its peak at around sixty percent. Since then, the rate has stalled; alarmingly, its even declined in certain demographics. Although a study… » 11/12/13 6:20pm 11/12/13 6:20pm

Teens Bone With or Without Condoms, Say Docs for the Millionth Time

Seriously, dum-dums, how many times do we have to go over this? Condoms do not cause sexy intercourse any more than seat belts cause car accidents. Adding yet another voice to this "conversation," which has seemingly been raging since the invention of penises, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on… » 10/28/13 8:30pm 10/28/13 8:30pm

Another Positive HIV Test, Another Porn Production Moratorium

According to reports coming out of the adult film industry, a second porn performer has tested positive for HIV, prompting the Free Speech Coalition/PASS, a trade organization for the industry, to call for yet another moratorium on all production until further notice. » 9/07/13 12:30pm 9/07/13 12:30pm