The Essentials of Condoms

When the Pill first came out, people suddenly relegated the condom to the back of the shelf. But then along came AIDS, and the condom’s ability to protect its user from sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) pushed it again to the forefront. In fact, the condom is an essential tool in the fight against STDs. It also can be, with proper use, a reliable method of birth control. But if you want to rely on condoms, you must first make sure you know how to use condoms right.

Safe Sex: How the Condom Works as Birth Control

If you're at risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease (STD), then a condom is an absolute necessity for a healthy sex life. Condoms fall into the “barrier method” category of birth control: they [more…]

How to Put on a Condom

Condoms, when used correctly, are the number-one method to prevent transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). However, if used incorrectly, a condom is no use as a birth control method or as [more…]

How to Remove a Condom

The trickiest part of using a condom can be in removing it. If the condom leaks (a common result of improper removal), the sperm can then make their way into the vagina—and then you may be dealing with [more…]

How to Use Condoms as Safely as Possible

If you want to have safe sex without worrying about STDs or pregnancy, it's essential to understand how to make using condoms as safe as possible. Condoms have become one of the most used methods of contraception—particularly [more…]

Anatomy of the Human Penis

Knowing how a penis functions can provide useful insight into sex and the human body — whether you want to understand the penis and male anatomy better or learning about it for the first time. [more…]

Birth Control: How the Female Condom Works

As a safe sex option, the female condom is lesser known and more expensive than the regular male condom. Both the female and the male condom function the same: It is a sheath that should be worn during [more…]

The Human Vagina and Other Female Anatomy

Understanding women's sexual (or reproductive) organs such as the vagina, uterus, and vulva is as integral to sex as understanding the penis. Demystifying female anatomy is key to good sexual functioning [more…]

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