In terms of headlines, they don’t get much better than the one for this New York Times piece: “A Dangerous, ‘Silent Reservoir’ for Gonorrhea: The Throat.” It’s evocative, it’s terrifying, it’s so serious I can’t help but laugh to soothe my body’s anxieties. The dry, useful article it’s attached to touches on the…
Two Austin massage parlor owners have been charged for fronting a prostitution ring in their salon, after a concerned property manager tipped off police. An industrial waste unit attached to the property had been completely “clogged and destroyed by the condoms,” say police.
Havana, Cuba’s El Canal winery, owned and operated by 65-year-old Orestes Estevez and his family, thrives thanks to an unconventional and specific practice: slipping condoms onto fermenting jugs.
On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that a female patient in New York City had passed on the Zika virus to her male partner during unprotected sex.
Russia’s federal healthcare agency has abruptly banned Durex condoms from being sold, accusing their British manufacturer of not following the proper registration procedures. This sounds extremely shady, but also led to an Agence France-Presse headline that we should all applaud forever.
London-based sex toy company Lelo has a new condom design, and Charlie Sheen has come on board as their ambassador. His first campaign video is about how going public with his HIV diagnosis was a step towards healing, even if he didn’t exactly chose to do it.
Today Mississippi’s House of Representatives passed a law legalizing discrimination against the LGBT community. That puts the Magnolia State in such shameful company as North Carolina and West Virginia in codifying discrimination in the 21st century; Georgia recently backed off its own discriminatory law after…
A German man died on Christmas Day in what appears to have been a failed attempt to rob a condom machine by blowing it up. The man, 29, was hit in the head with a flying shard of metal. This is certainly a cautionary tale of some kind.
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control shows that middle and high schools in the United States are doing an almost universally terrible job teaching sex ed. Schools are especially struggling with teaching students how to get and use condoms; teenagers are less likely to use one today than they were a decade…
Senator and man who would be President Ted Cruz spent Monday night at a town hall in Iowa. While there, he generously shared his thoughts on birth control access, namely how easy it is to get some: “Last I checked, we don’t have a rubber shortage in America.” Oh Ted, you really shouldn’t have.
Do you hear that? It’s the sound of science bravely marching on in the war to stop men from using “condoms just don’t feel right” or “it doesn’t feel as good, babe” as excuses for not wearing proper protection. A new study has found that condoms may not actually kill boners; it’s the dick that’s the problem.
Lil Mama is here with a public service announcement: Sausage tastes great, and wrap it up.
An eight-year-old kid in Colorado thought he found a balloon on his school’s playground and did what any kid would instinctively do: put it in his mouth to blow up and play with. The child’s newfound treasure ended up being a used condom, probably littered by a couple of careless, horny hoodlums who decided to bone…
You may see some crazy inappropriate shit while riding the subway, but at least the ads won’t pop anybody’s monocle.
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.
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…
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…
First famine and war, and now this? Is nothing fair in this world?
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.
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.