Protecting yourself with barriers like condoms is an important part of keeping yourself healthy when you and your partner don’t know one another’s STD status. Condoms are also great for pregnancy prevention. You can improve their effectiveness by learning how to put them on correctly, using a generous amount of lubricant, and checking their expiration…
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New Video! *Teen Pregnancy*
Back to school time makes me think of sex ed, and how our society treats pregnant teens (spoiler: not well)
To go with yesterday’s post about condom storage. Another handy graphic about correct condom usage.
We love this graphic— but why is it listing silicone lube as unsafe? All silicone-based lube is safe for condoms— in fact, we recommend it over water-based lube, especially for anal sex!
Some condoms, like the Kimono MicroThin (and most of Kimono’s condoms), even come with silicone-lube already on them!
And oil-based lube is even safe on some condoms, like those made of lambskin or nitrile.
Get to know your lubes at our Personal Lubricant Guide before picking what’s best for you.
Someone asked us:
Hi, hi. I’m looking for comprehensive assault education and wondered if you had any pointers? We’re reassessing the assault education program at our university and it’s super heteronormative. any tips? thanks thanks thanks
There are a ton of great resources,…
What was our favorite moment of the VMA’s? We thought you’d never ask.
Someone asked us:
How badly does the HPV vaccine hurt? I know that I should get it because it’s an important vaccine and I feel so stupid but I’ve been putting it off because I’ve heard that it’s really painful and I hate needles and I’m so scared!
I am so there with you on hating…
Someone asked us…
what’s the deal with the HPV vaccine? should i get it? what does it even do?
We offer the HPV vaccine in our health centers. Call 1-866-476-1321 for an appointment or more information!
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