Q&A: Glass and Pyrex Sex Toys – Safe?

Even though research suggests that more than half of women and nearly half of men have used vibrators, there has been strikingly little research related to the toxicity of sex toy materials. However, the little that we do know suggests that toys made of glass, medical grade silicone or hard plastics are likely among the least toxic.

Condoms Can Be Cute! Durex Advertisement.

Superfad has created a new Durex condom video clip which I find to be entertaining and completely adorable. It’s about 30 seconds long and it depicts blown up condoms having sex. I don’t want to spoil the humor, so I’ll leave it at that. I highly recommend the outtakes, too!

Kinsey Institute In The News This Week

A while back I signed for Google News updates. This means that anytime the phrases “sexual health,” “Kinsey Institute,” “sexuality,” or “Kinsey” pop up in a news story, I get a daily digest e-mail about it. I think it helps me keep up with current news stories, important political actions on sexuality and sexual health, and things of this nature.

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

When I first started taking the birth control pill last year, it was just to make my period regular – I wasn’t having sex. Now I am thinking about having sex, but I’m not sure when it’s safe to do so. Can I have sex at any time without getting pregnant as long as I take the pill? Or do I have to wait a while first?

Study: Abstinence Pledges Ineffective

A study published in the January issue of Pediatrics found that teenagers who made pledges to remain abstinent until marriage were just as likely to have non-marital sex, but less likely to use condoms or other forms of birth control once they did start having sex.

Q&A: Having Trouble Ejaculating During Sex

I’m 18 and recently had sex for the first time. My girlfriend and I have now done it five times in the past month and I haven’t ejaculated any of the times. Is this something to be worried about? I’m still new, and thought maybe it just takes time. I still enjoy it, so it’s okay, but I’m just curious about what you think.

Correct Condom Use Video

The American Social Health Association has an animation up on their website depicting correct condom use and researchers at The Kinsey Institute are also delving more deeply into condom use errors.