While, as a whole, we may be getting better at practicing safe sex, there are still some of those people out there who are messing everything up by not playing along. Whether it's lack of education and awareness, apathy, or just straight-up not giving a damn, here are the people who REALLY need to get it together when it comes to using condoms.
We size them up a lot. But for all the attention guys get for what they're packing below the belt, it turns out we still know pretty much nada about penises. So in the spirit of ever-growing our knowledge on sexual organs, we've rounded up some facts on penises. (As a guy, you'll never look at yours the same way again.)
A Pew study found that four out of ten people don't even know that Roe v. Wade has to do with abortion. Yikes. There's a lot of misinformation floating around out there on the controversial topic, so we're here to debunk some of the biggest myths by presenting that by which anything controversial should be viewed with — the clear-cut facts.
Think you know your period? Think again. Researchers recently discovered that being on your period actually makes you stupid (that is, a scientific experiment determined that menstruating women performed worse on tests). Also, did you know that it makes you friskier? Or more liable to impulsive shopping? There still seems to be so much we don't know about menstruation, so let's dispel the mystery around our time of the month with these little-known facts!
Impotence does not have to mean a loss of sexual intimacy. In fact, impotence can lead to greater sexual intimacy.
We're all for letting loose, hitting up happy hour, and having some fun, but not at the risk of your sexual health. Forty percent of women say that they are more likely to have this kind of sex if they've been drinking, according to a new study conducted by the American Sexual Health Association (ASHA).
According to the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, infertility affects 7.3 million women and their partners in the U.S. — that's 12 percent of the reproductive-age population. And as scientists are beginning to discover, even the most seemingly insignificant things can add up to sabotage your baby-making efforts.
In America, we are a fast-paced, ever-evolving, innovative nation. We’re always looking at how we can be bigger, better, and more successful. Technology is a prime example – just in the last 10 years, technology has changed rapidly. Before that, technology was slugging along with a few changes every few years. But what is the one thing we’re not addressing? SEX!
April is Sexually Transmitted Infections Awareness Month. The CDC estimates that at any given moment there are 110 million STIs out there, both new and existing, among American men and women. Here's an infographic filled with important information every sexually-active person should know.
Women who participated in a 12-month long study where they were given access to free birth control, then had their sexual practices monitored, proved just how unbelievably wrong social conservatives are about free birth control making women more promiscuous.
There's no denying it: Birth control can be awkward. That's why YourTango and Bedsider have teamed up to present you with genius tips for preventing and dealing with awkward moments, from the 'condom conversation' to using a birth control method
New research reveals 20% of people will go to bed with someone who has a sexually transmitted infection, and 39% of those people actively choose to NOT use protection when doing so. Why are we becoming so lax about STIs? Is it because we're numb to the possible consequences? Or do we just not care because medicine will "fix" it?
In case you didn't get the memo, February is National Condom Month. What does this mean for you? It means it's time to really understand just how important condom use is, that is, if you want to keep your body, your lady bits specifically, clean and healthy.
A new study found that the life expectancy of a 20-year-old HIV-positive adult on antiretroviral therapy (known as ART), is expected to live into their early 70s. The groundbreaking results prove that living with a positive diagnosis may no longer be a walking death sentence: HIV-positive adults are getting closer and closer to having a life expectancy that echoes the general US population.
The good news: it's highly curable.