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Happy National Condom Day! Here Are 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Condoms


We all know February is the lovey-dovey month of Valentine’s Day, with all of the candy hearts and chocolate decorating basically everything from our local drug store to our school’s coffee shop. Most people also know that February is Black History Month as well. But did you know that the month of February is also National Condom Month? And the day devoted as the official National Condom Day? You guessed it: this year it lands on Valentine’s Day.

So in honor of everything V-Day (and C-Day), we’ve compiled a list of facts that you most likely didn’t know about condoms. From how they’re made to what they are sometimes used for (it gets a little WTF freaky), we’ve got all of the facts to make you a National Condom Day expert! Trojan and the American Sexual Health Association teamed up to launch Condomology, a site that will answer any and all condom questions you may have!

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