• FDA Approves New Nitrile Female Condoms

    The FDA approved a new version of the female condom this week made of nitrile. Hopefully, this will mean a step forward for sexual health for women worldwide.

  • Safe Spring Break Ideas: Sex, Sunscreen, And Safety In Numbers

    Natalie covers the traditional "have a safe spring break" and reminds readers how to enjoy spring break without bringing home any unwanted side effects.

  • Condoms Can Be Cute! Durex Advertisement.

    Another humorous take on condom use and sexual health - this time from Durex; a new video featuring hilarious condom (balloon-like) animal sex.

  • Kinsey Institute In The News This Week

    Natalie sums up the past week of news featuring the Kinsey Institute's staff including Dr. Stephanie Sanders in a Fox article and Jenny Bass on Salon.com

  • Q&A: Erection Problems When Using Condoms

    Dr. Debby addresses common concerns about lost erections with condom use and some tips for addressing the problem.

  • Q&A: Birth Control Pill Effectiveness: How Long Does It Take?

    A female reader asks how long it takes for birth control pills to become effective and how to decrease her risk of pregnancy.

  • Study: Abstinence Pledges Ineffective

    Are virginity pledges, common in some abstinence-only sex education programs, effective? Research from Johns Hopkins says no, they might even be dangerous.

  • The Brain: A Sexual Organ? Kinsey Institute on Jezebel

    Jennifer Bass praises Jezebel blogger Megan for a nice summary of Kinsey Institute research about the brain - is it really the largest sex organ?

  • Q&A: Having Trouble Ejaculating During Sex

    A male reader new to having sex wonders why he hasn't ejaculated during vaginal intercourse and if something might be wrong with him.

  • Correct Condom Use Video

    We hear about condoms frequently breaking or not working properly, but this is largely due to some people just not knowing how to correctly use them.

  • Q&A: Birth Control Effectiveness And Unprotected Sex

    Information about birth control and steps to take when considering stopping condom use with a partner after both test STI-free.

  • Q&A: Vagina Hurts Or Burns, Pain After Sex

    A female reader asks if her recent vaginal pain and burning after sex are normal or signs of a more serious problem.

  • Gardasil: A New HPV Vaccine And The Human Papillomavirus

    Gardasil is a new vaccine that can prevent four strains of HPV that are related to many (but not all) cases of cervical cancer and genital warts.

  • Facts About Chlamydia: Everything You Always Wanted to Know

    A few facts about one of the most common sexually transmitted infections: chlamydia.

  • The Signs Of A Healthy Relationship

    Some questions about sexual health have fairly succinct answers. Other questions require a good deal of personal reflection.

  • What Are The Best Condoms To Use Or The Safest?

    Ever wonder what type of condom is the best or safest to use? Dr. Debby Herbenick weighs in with her thoughts.