Condoms

TLC finally explained how they started wearing condoms, and it’s simpler than you might think

Before there was Destiny Child, there was TLC. At the time, they were the craziest, sexiest, and coolest. Though looking back, some of their fashion …

Contraception

This man's views on 'stealthing' prove exactly why we need to redefine consent

Let's call 'stealthing' out for what it really is: rape.<p>'Stealthing' has been talked about a lot recently, and that's because it is a truly disturbing 'trend' for want of a better word. In short, it's when one partner removes a condom during sex, without the other partner's consent (more on that …

Pregnancy

3 Women Open Up About Their Experiences with Stealthing

"I felt like I wasn't entitled to be angry because I consented to having sex both times."<p><i>A recent paper publis</i><i>hed in T</i>he Columbia Journal of Gender and Law <i>has brought critical attention to "stealthing,"</i> <i>the term for when someone removes a condom during sex without their partner's knowledge or</i> …

Women's News

Anonymous Hero Is ‘Protecting’ Graffiti Penises By Painting Condoms Over Them

<i>Protect City Cocks</i>, as the campaign is now known, started when an art director (whose name is undisclosed) noticed the shocking amount of unwanted …

Street Art

Art Director Vigilante ‘Protects’ Graffiti Penises By Giving Them Condoms

Image via protectcitycocks<br>When there is a penis, he adds protection.<br>London has a new defender on the prowl—an art director who wishes to remain …

Street Art

A rogue street artist is adding condoms to graffiti penises

Well, this brings a whole new meaning to spraying your load.<p>But one anonymous Londoner, who has only identified himself as an art director, is …

Street Art

This street artist protects graffiti penises in London by drawing condoms over them

A graffiti artist has made it his mission to spray paint a condom over all of the drawings of penises decorating London’s streets.<p>A 28-year-old male …

Street Art

We Tried Instagram's Weirdest Beauty Hack—& It Was Kind Of Gross

As a beauty novice, I'm dumbfounded by how many products exist to perfect your complexion. In fact, there are so many formulas and tools that it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the options — especially when you're a minimalist like me.<p>My beauty routine is pretty sparse: a little mascara here, a dash …

Makeup

Australian Man Admits To Stealthing Regularly

‘Stealthing,’ the term given to the sexual practice in which a man removes his condom during sex without informing his partner, is not new, but is it …

Fashion (Australia)

What Is Stealthing and Why do Lawmakers in California and Wisconsin Want it Classified as Rape?

The two bills seek legal clarification for the practice of "stealthing," the non-consensual removing of a condom during intercourse.

University of Wisconsin

An Artist Is Painting Condoms On All Of The Graffiti Penises In London

The graffiti that decorates buildings, bus stops, bridges, and other landmarks in London is apparently rife with penises — which, honestly, a lot of graffiti is (serious question: why don't graffiti artists ever spray paint vaginas?).<p>But when one art director noticed the sheer number of penises …

Street Art

Graffiti Penises Covered With Condoms Thanks To This Spray-Painting Crusader

What he’s doing is technically illegal, but is anyone really going to stop him?<p>For some reason, men have an incessant need to draw dicks on literally any and everything ever conceived. In London, this compulsion is apparently rampant in the medium of graffiti. So much so that a crusader has gone …

Street Art

7 Ways You’re Putting On Condoms Wrong

Condoms can be an excellent form of birth control — when they're used correctly, that is. If you know how to put on a condom correctly, and you do so every single time you use one, then condoms are a whopping 98% effective at preventing pregnancy, according to Planned Parenthood. However, sometimes …

Contraception

Is ‘Stealthing' the Same as Rape?

Law professor Sherry F. Colb discusses how the law should consider an act in relation to the definition of sexual assault.

Contraception

Let’s talk about Condom Positivity

As someone who spends her days talking about and educating about sex in an open and positive way, one thing that has always struck me as weird is the …

Contraception

Women using long-acting contraception less likely to use condoms

(Reuters Health) - College women using long-acting reversible contraception (LARC), like IUDs or hormonal implants, may be less likely to get pregnant but more vulnerable to sexually transmitted disease compared to peers not on LARCs, a U.S. study finds.<p>Among sexually active women, those who used …

Public Health

Man Accused of "Stealthing" Just Avoided a Rape Conviction

Earlier this year, a man in Switzerland who had removed a condom during penetrative sex without his partner's consent was found guilty of rape by a court. It was the first time a court had ever recognized nonconsensual condom removal, also known as "stealthing", as sexual assault. This week, …

Crime

Unused condom among items found in van belonging to 1995 victim of sexual assault

Among the items seized from a recovered van belonging to a victim of kidnapping and sexual assault, was an unused condom and an opened condom …

Crime

Victims Of Stealthing Open Up About Why It's So Damaging

Non-consensual condom removal is seen by many as a form of sexual violence.<p>Last month, HuffPost wrote up a damning study of “stealthing,” the practice of non-consensual condom removal in both gay and straight communities. Alexandra Brodsky’s study explored the after-effects of stealthing on the …

Feminism

Man dodges rape charge in ‘stealthing’ condom case

A Swiss court has upheld a 12-month suspended sentence for a man convicted of deliberately removing his condom during sex with an unconsenting …

Lifestyle

10 Ways to Last Longer Than a Pimple-Faced Teenage Virgin in Bed

When it comes to sports, courtship and shotgunning beers, you want to win. But the bedroom is the one place where you actually want to finish last. …

Contraception

Savage Love Letter of the Day: When Should They Bareback?

by Dan SavageI've only "officially" been in a relationship with my boyfriend for three months but we have been good friends and confidants for …

Relationships

Most people are buying condoms at the weekend

Look, we don’t want to admit that we’re old fuddy-duddies who’d rather not have sex on a work night.<p>Woman tricks guy into driving 40 minutes to …

Contraception

i.Con unsheathes smart condom ring with USB insertion that measures performance

Wearable technology in the bedroom is about to be unsheathed with the smart condom ring from i.Con that measures a wide variety of …

Contraception

‘I’m not sure this is rape, but …’ What a law student found when she asked women about ‘stealthing.’

“I’m not sure this is rape, but …”<p>When Alexandra Brodsky researched the practice of “stealthing,” the popular term for a man removing a condom during sex, without his partner’s consent, this was often how women described the experience. Victims didn’t quite have a word for the experience, but they …

Lifestyle

Guys Reveal The Moments They Totally Didn't Realize A Girl Was Flirting With Them

I’ll admit it. Women can be complicated, but for every complicated woman out there, there’s a man who’s too simple for his own good… so simple that …

Love

Condom Removal Without Consent Is Assault. Period.

We didn’t know what to call it. In my early twenties, my friends and I talked often about the forms of disrespect and violence we experienced at the hands of sexual partners that didn’t quite fit our standard ideas of sexual assault. We were devoted feminists and didn’t need to be convinced that …

Feminism

‘Stealthing’ Is Just Rape by a Different Name

Lately I have been seeing “stealthing” on my social media timelines. Intrigued, and likely against my better judgment, I searched for clearer …

Feminism

I was a victim of ‘stealthing’

When Cindy, 30, went on a first date with a guy she met on Tinder in June, she was expecting a fun summer fling.<p>But instead, when they went back to …

Love

These Are The STDs That Condoms Don't Protect Against

The basic function of a condom is to prevent the transmission of semen. By stopping that one thing, you can prevent both pregnancy and the spread of …

Public Health