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No condom? Too messy!

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In a monogamous long-term relationship, a couple can choose to ditch the condom for another form of contraception. But then you’re stuck with a mess…

Contraception: what do LGBT people need?

Sexual Diversity
Do LGBT people need birth control? It may not have crossed their mind, but yes, absolutely! Let's bust some myths: for pleasurable sex that's also safe.

Five reasons to glove up now

STI Prevention
Why do we see condoms as a barrier to sexual pleasure? Make friends with condoms and you will realise that they are capable of so much more than just preventing pregnancy!

Female condoms: top facts

Safe Sex
You’ve heard of, and probably used, condoms before. But do you have any experience with female condoms? Check out all the facts here.

Female condoms: embracing pleasure

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'Is your life important to you? Then using condoms is a no-brainer,' says Maya Gokul, who has been a female condom trainer in South Africa since the early 1990s.

Can’t see a doctor for sexual health problems?

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Even today it’s a big taboo for men to speak about their sexual health issues. Love Matters spoke to young men about their experiences with sexual problems.

Top 8 myths: sexual health and safety

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How well informed are you when it comes to STIs, birth control etc.? We bust some popular myths surrounding sexual wellbeing and safety.

Sexually transmitted diseases: top five facts

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STDs, or sexually transmitted diseases, can be a nasty side-effect of sex. Every year, more than 333 million people get infected with syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomoniasis, the four most common STDs. Some are even fatal. But it's easy enough to protect yourself.