Apr 3, 2020

A Condom Shortage Is Looming Due to the Coronavirus

Uh, oh. It looks like things are going to get pretty awkward in the bedroom due to the coronavirus. According...

Mar 29, 2013

Bacon Condoms, Bacon Lube…BRB Throwing Up

Looking to spice things up in the bedroom? Tired of the same old latex condom? Well the guys over at J&D's have created something for you: bacon flavored condoms.

Mar 28, 2013

Some Guys Are Really Awful, But It’s Not Your Fault [Sexy Time]

In the wake of the Steubenville rape trial, there has been increased dialogue about the importance of consent. Unfortunately, the societal narrative around consent is so muddled, distorted, and harmful. There's a ton of emphasis on the absence of no and not nearly enough about the presence of yes.

Jan 31, 2013

I Knew It! Study Shows Sex With A Condom Is As Good As Condomless Sex [Sexy Time]

I love condoms. Sometimes I feel alone in this, because a lot of people who commit to using condoms regularly always seem to do so with reluctance and resignation.

Jan 12, 2013

What Exactly Is Safe Sex? [He Said/She Said]

So CC's lovely editor Alex was browsing Reddit this week and came across this post, with a guy asking if it was unreasonable to ask his girlfriend of four years to give him a blow job without a condom. My initial thoughts? That must taste weird, very latex-y and possibly like spermicide.

Oct 4, 2012

STDs Are So Hot Right Now [Sexy Time]

The other day, my supervisor barreled into the office and proceeded to freak out about this article he'd read in the New Yorker about a new strain of gonorrhea that can't be treated with antibiotics. He and my other boss - both of whom are married and ostensibly free from contracting STDs - were utterly appalled and proceeded to disparage people who have casual sex, and said they hope this news would teach the "floozies" a lesson.

Aug 14, 2012

Gonorrhea is Almost Untreatable [Sex in the News]

Gonorrhea (nicknamed The Clap) is only one antibiotic away from becoming untreatable. Yep, all the previous treatments are no longer responding.

Jul 24, 2012

Manners Matter When Applying To College [Candy Dish]

Many students make the mistake of assuming that applying to college is an entirely objective process where you send grades, essays and test scores through an electronic medium and are filtered through some computer program that determines whether or not you have a shot at getting into a program.

Jul 10, 2012

Tuffy Luv Sez: Better Safe Than Herpes!!!

I'm a virgin but my boyfriend and I have been doing oral. We both do it, so it's going good but I just want to make sure. I can't get pregnant from oral?

Jul 10, 2012

LA Public Health Says "Suit Up!" with Condoms [Sex in the News]

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health held a condom wrapper design contest as part of a campaign to increase condom use and decrease the spread of STDs.