• The Pope, Africa, And Condom Controversy

    The Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XVI made headlines this week by denouncing condoms as a way to prevent HIV/AIDS while on his first visit to Africa.

  • 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.