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What’s the deal with the female condom?

May 14, 2012

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Advocates trying to share the word about safe-sex method that’s not so well-known By Leonor Vivanco, RedEye3:22 p.m. CDT, May 13, 2012 The excuses for not wearing a condom often sound like this: “I hate them.” “They’re too tight.” “I don’t have one.” In the face of such complaints, public health officials are pushing a […]

Street Wise

April 21, 2012

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Cyndee Clay constantly walks the intersection of society and sex, survival and discrimination in an effort to uncover the humanity hidden by stigma Interview by Will O’BryanPhotography by Todd FransonPublished on April 12, 2012 Cyndee Clay of HIPS(Photo by Todd Franson) Growing up in suburban Maryland, the most dangerous element in young Cyndee Clay’s life […]

January 23, 2012

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NAIROBI, 23 January 2012 (PlusNews) – A small Kenyan study has found that more women than men feel HIV is a less serious threat after their male partners are circumcised; the study also made local news for finding that female partners of recently circumcised men found sex more enjoyable. Photo: Edgar Mwakaba/IRINMore women than men […]

HIV/AIDS: Female condoms slowly gaining popularity – report

August 11, 2011

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Photo: Julie Vandal/IRINFemale condoms are still less popular than the male variety NAIROBI, 11 August 2011 (PlusNews) – Long seen as the ugly step-child of HIV prevention, the female condom seems to be gaining popularity through grassroots campaigns, according to a new report by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA). “For the fourth consecutive year, access […]

HIV/AIDS: Female condoms slowly gaining popularity – report

August 11, 2011

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Photo: Julie Vandal/IRINFemale condoms are still less popular than the male variety NAIROBI, 11 August 2011 (PlusNews) – Long seen as the ugly step-child of HIV prevention, the female condom seems to be gaining popularity through grassroots campaigns, according to a new report by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA). “For the fourth consecutive year, access […]