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  • Nanotechnology Builds Unbreakable Condoms

    01/01/2015 4:26:08 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 01/01/2015 | TIM SANDLE, DIGITAL JOURNAL
    It is always better to be safe than sorry and with sexual intercourse nanotech may have the answer for lowering the risk of condoms breaking at the wrong moment. New contraceptive technologies: condoms, pills, and implantable devices – provide reversible and permanent forms of protection. The usage of such product, however, varies widely. With the new study, the focus is on condoms. Researchers are harnessing nanotechnology to develop an unbreakable and efficient condom. At the same time it is hoped that the technology will make the rubbery devices more appealing to use. Behind the research is not only a desire...
  • American College of Pediatrics debunks the myth of “safe sex”

    10/06/2014 2:28:37 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    LIVE ACTION ^ | Lauren Enriquez
    Late last month, the journal Pediatrics, published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, released a policy statement entitled Contraception for Adolescents. The statement is an update to the Academy’s 2007 statement on the same topic. The update “provides the pediatrician with a description and rationale for best practices in counseling and prescribing contraception for adolescents,” according to the journal article. The abstract says: The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that pediatricians develop a working knowledge of contraception to help adolescents reduce risks of and negative health consequences related to unintended pregnancy. The American Academy of Pediatrics seems to have taken...
  • $509K Federal Study Will Text Safe-Sex ‘Gay Lingo’ to Meth Addicts

    06/18/2013 7:43:01 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | June 18, 2013 - 11:13 AM | Ryan Kiernan
    A $509,840 taxpayer-funded grant by the National Institutes of Health will pay for a study encouraging gay methamphetamine users to put on condoms and use less illegal drugs by sending them text messages. The study began in February. In an interview with, lead researcher Dr. Cathy Reback of the Baltimore-based Friends Research Institute, Inc., explained how she and her team of health educators will spend the next four years and over half a million dollars encouraging gay meth addicts to cut down on unprotected sex by periodically sending them “gay-specific” text messages. “We did a pilot about four, five...
  • Doctors Group Prescribes IUDs For Teen Girls

    09/22/2012 12:59:24 PM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 10 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | September 22, 2012 | JP
    More than 40 percent of adolescent girls, ages 15 to 19, are sexually active, according to the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. And some 750,000 teen girls get pregnant every year. So what did ACOG recommend this week to prevent teen pregnancies? Offer under-age girls “long-acting reversible contraception” – intrauterine devices (IUDs) and contraceptive implants. “I absolutely think that teens should be using these methods as first line,” Dr. Lisa Perriera, an ACOG member, an OB/GYN at CaseMedicalCenter in Cleveland, told ABC News. “The important thing for teens to know,” she said, “is that these devices are an on/off...
  • Religious Faux Pas? Most Catholics Use Contraception

    04/14/2011 8:18:23 AM PDT · by Grunthor · 174 replies ^ | 4/14/11 | Stephanie Pappas
    Catholic women overwhelmingly use birth control, despite an official ban by the church, a new study finds......
  • Liberals Want Sex Industry To Go Green And “Ethical”

    12/10/2010 6:58:00 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 38 replies · 1+ views
    Right Wing News ^ | December 9, 2010 | William Teach
    That's what the moonbats at Grist want to know. After a long, long, long recitation of all the evils in Big Sex (you just know they'll have to call it that soon), they come up withIndividuals selling sex to others is, of course, just a small part of the sex economy. Far from being underground or taboo, many aspects are legal, even glorified (think beautifully crafted lingerie). It's a trillion-dollar cross-sector industry spanning live entertainment, pornography, pharmaceutical products, clothes, and accessories.I'd suggest that it is probably a bit higher than a trillion dollars. Regardless, the must become green!Feel like watching...
  • Bristol Palin and The Situation Together In Pro-Abstinence Ad

    11/17/2010 6:39:29 AM PST · by Brittany Pounders · 19 replies ^ | November 17, 2010 | Brittany Pounders
    It’s an unlikely duo but, hey, it seems to work. Bristol Palin and The Situation, both featured on Dancing With The Stars this season, pair up and do a pro-abstinence/safe sex public public service announcement. It’s a witty, light-hearted message with Bristol Palin sticking strongly to her abstinence-only message and seeking to instill some of that in The Situation who responds with, “I totally respect abstinence– it’s got the word ‘abs’ in it.” Yes, he does come off as the genius he clearly is- but at least he is participating in a positive way… kind of. Thoughts or opinions? VIDEO
  • College Girls Learning Self R-E-S-P-E-C-T!

    05/19/2010 7:10:03 AM PDT · by Brittany Pounders · 21 replies · 737+ views ^ | April 22, 2010 | Brittany Pounders I was surprised and delighted to read that many college girls are finally learning that they hold value, that their bodies aren’t little playthings for slobbering and sweaty young men, and that giving themselves over for one night stands comes with an emotional price that often lingers for a long time. It’s not been a popular message these days in high schools or college campuses, as more often than not, we’ve seen young people tossed candy-flavored condoms and sent off with a wink. The songs, shows and movies our youth watch and listen to glorify sexual promiscuity without consequence....
  • "Safe Sex" with Condoms Bad for Mental Health, Psych Researcher Finds

    08/04/2009 1:00:08 PM PDT · by topher · 30 replies · 1,632+ views -- Your Life, Family and Culture Outpost ^ | Tuesday August 4, 2009 | By Hilary White
    Tuesday August 4, 2009 "Safe Sex" with Condoms Bad for Mental Health, Psych Researcher Finds "Emotional immaturity" and depression more prevalent among condom-users By Hilary WhitePAISLEY, Scotland, August 4, 2009 ( - Research from Scotland finding that heterosexual sex without using condoms is more likely to make people happy than "safe sex" with condoms, has stirred controversy among "sexual health" campaigners. The lead researcher wrote of the survey respondents, "The more often they have sex without condoms, the better their mental health."In the study, titled, "Condom Use for Penile-Vaginal Intercourse is Associated with Immature Psychological Defense Mechanisms," Professor Stuart...
  • Safe Sex Poster: No Laughing Matter

    07/26/2009 5:07:22 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 12 replies · 228+ views
    weirdasianews ^ | 25-07-2009 | MDeeDubroff
    Is sex safer in Taiwan or can it be? The alarming increase of STDs and abortions is forcing the Taipei city government Department of Health to take significant action by appealing to teenagers to use condoms during intercourse. The statistics speak grimly for themselves. In the last year, the youngest case of syphilis infection in Taipei City was just 14, with 17 as the youngest age for a case of AIDS. For those who fall within the 15-19 age group, Since 2008, AIDS infections grew from 1-5, HIV infections from 5 to 9, syphilis incidence from 13 to 22 and...
  • New Pamphlet Gives College Women the Truth about "Safe Sex"

    08/11/2008 4:42:16 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 12 replies · 227+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 8/11/08 | Kathleen Gilbert
    August 11, 2008 ( - In a culture where cold, hard science is king, one doctor is questioning whether the theory of "safe sex" can measure up.In her pamphlet "Sense and Sexuality: The College Girl's Guide to Real Protection in a Hooked-up World," to be released later this month, Miriam Grossman, M.D., uses her medical training and 10 years' experience as a staff psychiatrist at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) to expose the physical and mental dangers of the uninhibited sexual climate that dominates the modern college campus.In the introduction, Grossman describes the tragic and recurring scene in her...
  • Clueless on STDs, Throat Cancer, and Oral Sex

    03/04/2008 9:09:25 AM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 121 replies · 1,830+ views
    US News & World Report ^ | February 19, 2008 | Bernadine Healy M.D.
    There's an argument out there that oral sex is not sex. For some grown-ups, it's a way to deny that they're cheating. To some young people, oral sex preserves virginity—technically speaking—and allows for what is perceived as risk-free sexual intimacy. From a medical perspective, however, this is sex—and generally, as practiced, it's unsafe. People seem clueless that sexually transmitted diseases such as herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and human papillomavirus can take hold in parts of the oral cavity during sex with infected partners and that the oral contact can infect the genitals, too. HPV is a particularly scurrilous threat, since it...
  • Uganda Pro-Family Rally: "God loves homos, he hates homosexuality"

    08/23/2007 11:22:56 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 4 replies · 373+ views ^ | August 21, 2007 | Elizabeth O'Brien
    Uganda Pro-Family Rally: "God loves homos, he hates homosexuality" By Elizabeth O'Brien KAMPALA, August 21, 2007 ( - Hundreds of people rallied today to protest the recent push by homosexual activists for gay rights in Uganda. Christian groups based their protests on the grounds that homosexuality is immoral, illegal and unhealthy. The Christian organization Interfaith Rainbow Coalition (IRC) organized the event, bringing together members of different faiths, including the Uganda Joint Christian Council (UJCC), the Bahai Faith, Pentecostal churches and other non-government organizations. Held at the Kyaddondo rugby grounds in Lugogo, protestors waved banners and carried signs which included the...
  • Public Health Group Calls for Troop Pullout, End to Abstinence-Only Ed

    11/10/2006 11:01:42 AM PST · by yoe · 18 replies · 624+ views
    CNSNEWS ^ | November 10, 2006 | Randy Hall
    The world's largest organization of public health professionals concluded its annual meeting in Boston Wednesday by calling for U.S. forces to leave Iraq and for an end to abstinence-only sex education. The American Public Health Association (APHA) also expressed its support for a ban on serving trans fats in restaurants and a treaty instituting global control of alcohol consumption. Holding its four-day 134th annual gathering, the APHA called "for the immediate initiation of the safe withdrawal of U.S. armed forces from Iraq accompanied by the deployment of U.N. peacekeeping troops in areas of high risk for inter-ethnic conflict or civil...
  • Many men who pay for sex have partners - UK study

    10/01/2006 8:28:15 PM PDT · by Pharmboy · 10 replies · 919+ views
    Reuters ^ | Sun Oct 1, 2006 | Anon
    Nearly 50 percent of men in Scotland who pay for sex at home or abroad have a partner and the percentage could be greater, researchers said on Monday. One in 10 men questioned in a survey in Glasgow admitted that they had paid for sex recently and 27 percent said they repeatedly visited prostitutes. "Approximately half of all men paying for sex were in a concurrent relationship," said Dr Tamsin Groom, of the Sandyford Initiative in Glasgow, in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections. The men visited prostitutes abroad or at home but rarely did both. Most used condoms but unprotected...
  • Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

    06/23/2006 4:26:59 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 36 replies · 925+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/23/06 | Gudrun Schultz
    WASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2006 ( - A medical journalist has added her voice to claims that the explosion in HIV/AIDS infection rates is directly linked to reliance on condom use as a virus preventative.Writing for Crisis Magazine, prize-winning investigative journalist Sue Ellin Browder said the growing consensus among public health professionals is that condoms should only be used as a last measure of protection for persons involved in extremely high-risk activity such as sex-trade work.Zenit News Agency reported yesterday on Browder’s conclusions. “So far, there’s no good evidence that condoms will reverse population-wide epidemics like those in sub-Saharan...
  • Carry a condom or be convicted of a crime- Say that 10 times fast!

    01/12/2006 10:15:31 AM PST · by Craig DeLuz · 1 replies · 216+ views
    The Home of Uncommon Sense | 01/12/2006 | Craig DeLuz
    In Tulua, Columbia a measure is being considered that would require anyone over the age of 14 to carry a condom with them at all times. This would include men, women, youth and yes even priests. Read More... Craig DeLuz Visit The Home of Uncommon Sense...
  • Safe sex? Nobody does it worse than James Bond

    10/07/2005 10:06:17 PM PDT · by Panerai · 33 replies · 907+ views ^ | 10/02/05
    Medical researchers have accused Hollywood of glamorising unsafe sex, singling out James Bond for criticism for failing to use a condom during his amorous encounters. The academics spent hours noting down the sex and drugs content of 200 of the biggest box office hits of recent years, and became especially animated over examples of failure to use a condom - reports The Times. They counted six episodes of unsafe sex in Basic Instinct, not including one scene in which a character is murdered in bed with an ice pick. Most cinema goers were unsure whether he was wearing a condom...
  • Study shows circumcision may reduce AIDS risk

    07/26/2005 3:33:57 PM PDT · by Selkie · 81 replies · 2,143+ views
    Reuters ^ | Jul 26 | Andrei Khalip
    Circumcising men can help protect them from the AIDS virus, researchers said on Tuesday after finishing the first study that tried using the procedure specifically to prevent infection. But United Nations health officials cautioned that more trials were necessary before they would recommend this as a method to protect against AIDS. The circumcised men were 65 percent less likely to become infected with the deadly and incurable virus, the researchers told the International AIDS Society Conference in Rio de Janeiro. Several studies have suggested that men who are circumcised have a lower rate of HIV infection. This has been especially...
  • Documents Suggest Merck Tried to Censor Vioxx Critics

    06/10/2005 10:43:08 PM PDT · by David Lane · 30 replies · 797+ views
    NPR ^ | June 9, 2005 | Snigdha Prakash Health & Science Part 1: Documents Suggest Merck Tried to Censor Vioxx Critics by Snigdha Prakash All Things Considered, June 9, 2005 · Because of intense interest in this report, NPR has decided to present a full transcript. Introduction: NPR's story about Merck and its efforts to suppress safety concerns about the painkiller Vioxx continues with a look at how Merck exerted its influence in the world of top medical institutions. NPR's Snighda Prakash presents part two of her report. Transcript: Introduction: At least 38,000 Americans are believed to have died from taking the pain pill Vioxx before it...
  • Russian health officials debunk “safe-sex” myth and promote abstinence in Moscow

    06/09/2005 9:35:47 PM PDT · by Coleus · 13 replies · 2,547+ views
    CNA ^ | 06.09.05
    Russian health officials debunk “safe-sex” myth and promote abstinence in Moscow Rome, Jun. 09, 2005 (CNA) - In an about-face, health officials in Moscow have acknowledged that “safe-sex does not exist” and are opting for abstinence-based education for young people. “One should propagandize total abstinence before marriage,” Ludmila Stebenkova of Moscow's parliamentary committee for health care told the Pravda news service. Stebenkova, who is in charge of health care for the 12 million inhabitants of Moscow, believes that “the safe sex propaganda in the USA, for example, has resulted in the dissolution of morals. Sexually transmitted diseases started progressing there....
  • Condoms are perfectly safe....

    06/05/2005 2:34:10 AM PDT · by David Lane · 53 replies · 1,913+ views
    2004 | David Lane
    ....unless you could be the type of person to be concerned about trifles like cancer, death from inhalation problems and the odd birth defect (to name a few). Latex is a natural rubber or is not in the slightest elastic (high modulus) until it undergoes a process called vulcanization. This requires a large number of additives. Latex even in its natural form has proteins known to cause allergic reactions (Types I, II and IV -fatal). The additives in vulcanization include: - Benzene - Short term exposure to benzene may cause irritation to the nose, throat and lungs. It can also...
  • "Condoms cause life-threatening anaphylaxis"

    05/14/2005 3:22:56 PM PDT · by David Lane · 43 replies · 1,757+ views
    LatexNatural rubber latex (NRL) has emerged over the last decade as an increasingly common trigger for anaphylaxis-producing allergies. It is found in a wide range of manufactured goods, including an estimated 40,000 common household items. Latex allergies now affect an estimated 1% to 6% of the U.S. population and the reasons for the increase in incidence can be attributed to biohazard precautions and manufacturing changes.1-3Latex allergy is an allergic sensitivity to the proteins in NRL that often worsens with each exposure, a phenomenon known as allergic sensitization. Allergic reactions to latex can range from moderate skin irritations to life-threatening anaphylaxis.You...

    05/09/2005 5:35:30 PM PDT · by David Lane · 11 replies · 583+ views
    NIH/CDC | David Lane
    Points of Interest on NIH Research Allocations per 2005 budget, updated 8/10/04 'AIDS' attributed deaths (the majority from the 'side effects' of 'meds') from CDC estimated at 16,371 in 2002 Cardiovascular Disease kills 950,000 every year, yet receives over 1/2 Billion less than AIDS The NIH is spending $3,084 on each citizen estimated as having HIV/AIDS Diabetes kills more Americans than 'AIDS' and breast cancer combined, yet the NIH spends only $80 on each  diabetic Alzheimer's Disease kills 3.3 times more than 'AIDS', yet the NIH spends only $155 on each patient with Alzheimer's Disease Prostate cancer kills 2 times more...
  • Why is HIV So Prevalent in Africa?

    04/29/2005 10:08:42 PM PDT · by David Lane · 33 replies · 6,092+ views ^ | April 2005 | Michael Fumento
    Why is HIV So Prevalent in Africa? By Michael Fumento Tech Central Station, April 15, 2005 Copyright 2005 Tech Central Station Massive airdrops of condoms won't stop African AIDS.   Ninety-nine percent of AIDS and HIV cases in Africa come from sexual transmission, and virtually all is heterosexual. So says the World Health Organization, with other agencies toeing the line. Some massive condom airdrops accompanied by a persuasive propaganda campaign would practically make the epidemic vanish overnight. Or would it? A determined renegade group of three scientists has fought for years – with little success – to get out...
  • New US government website attacked for comments on sexuality and effectiveness of condoms

    04/11/2005 2:32:32 AM PDT · by David Lane · 11 replies · 858+ views ^ | David Lane
    New US government website attacked for comments on sexuality and effectiveness of condoms (Extract from one of the many articles in the gay and liberal press attacking the new semi honest position on useless condoms) The wording of information about condoms on the site is also potentially misleading (they mean factual). US abstinence education programmes usually only mention condoms when referring to their potential for failure. The site suggests that condoms offer only “moderate” protection against HIV and gonorrhoea, “less” protection against Chlamidya, herpes and human papilloma virus, and that the ability of condoms to protect against syphilis “has...
  • Gays Debate Radical Steps to Curb Unsafe Sex

    02/15/2005 4:30:35 AM PST · by infocats · 34 replies · 1,043+ views
    New York Times | February 15th. 2005 | Andrew Jacobs
    "After all the thousands of AIDS deaths and all the years of "Safe Sex Is Hot Sex" prevention messages, it has come down to this: many gay men who know the rules of engagement in the age of AIDS are not using condoms. As news of a potentially virulent strain of H.I.V. settles in, gay activists and AIDS prevention workers say they are dismayed and angry that the 25-year-old battle against the disease might have to begin all over again. While many are calling for a renewed commitment to prevention efforts and free condoms, some veterans of the war on...
  • Culture & Cosmos / Study Shows America's Sexual Behavior to be Highly Lethal

    02/09/2005 9:42:09 AM PST · by jbamb · 4 replies · 183+ views
    Ravings of John C. A. Bambenek ^ | 2-9-05 | Culture & Cosmos
    Culture & Cosmos February 8, 2005 Volume 2, Number 27 Study Shows America's Sexual Behavior To Be Highly Lethal The high toll of the sexual revolution on the lives of Americans was made apparent in a recently published study showing 1.3 percent of all American deaths to be caused by sexual behavior. The study, from the current edition of the medical journal Sexually Transmitted Infections, examined data from 1998 to determine the overall health burden caused by sexual activity in the US and found that women "bear a disproportionately high proportion" of the cost that comes with sexual liberation. The...
  • Wild Oats, Now and Later

    02/03/2005 6:02:48 AM PST · by Tax-chick · 64 replies · 1,475+ views ^ | Feb. 2, 2005 | John R. Diggs, Jr., M.D.
    Wild oats, now and later John R. Diggs, Jr., MD Every college student in America has heard multiple lectures on “safe sex.” But before rolling your eyes and mumbling, “Here comes another one,” let me say at the outset: This is not your grandmother’s sex lecture. My credentials: I am an Internal Medicine physician, BA from Haverford College and MD from the University of Buffalo. My current work involves lecturing on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) nationally and internationally. And I am nobody’s grandma. Students reading this article have to pay the bill for the cavalier ways of the sexual revolution....
  • Consumer Reports condom ratings are not reliable

    01/18/2005 11:08:20 AM PST · by IRLC · 31 replies · 1,130+ views
    IRLC news line ^ | January 14, 2005 | William Beckman
    If you were told about a product that would fail 15% of the time over one year, would you consider that product reliable? I suspect not. If you were told that a new car’s engine or transmission had a 100% failure rate over a five-year period, would you find that performance acceptable? I am certain that you would not. The February 2005 issue of Consumer Reports does not rate automobiles, but they do rate condoms. Consumer Reports gives seven condom products excellent ratings on its test results with overall ratings of very good. They rate the vast majority of condoms...
  • UN Launches Condom Cartoons (“The Three Amigos” )

    01/14/2005 9:18:46 AM PST · by NYer · 19 replies · 3,849+ views
    Life Site ^ | January 13, 2005
    NEW YORK, January 13, 2005 ( – The United Nations has launched a series of cartoons containing condoms as the main characters. “The Three Amigos” condom characters promote the so-called safe-sex message that condoms prevent HIV/AIDS. The UN describes the campaign as the "start of the world's largest integrated behaviour modification program," according to a WorldNetDaily report. The feature presents the characters, Shaft, Stretch and Dick, in a variety of settings. Canadian producer-director Firdaus Kharas said, “We're using humor to stop the spread of AIDS.” The television advertisement is already playing in the Netherlands, South Africa, and Canada, and has...
  • Hey Kids! Want Good Sex? Try Abstinence.

    12/10/2004 11:36:01 AM PST · by DBeers · 105 replies · 3,653+ views ^ | December 10, 2004 | Warren Throckmorton
    Hey Kids! Want Good Sex? Try Abstinence.Warren ThrockmortonAs a mental health counselor, I am really troubled by the numbers of adolescents that I have counseled who cried for days and hurt for years because they engaged in "safer sex" within dead end, unfulfilling relationships. Sadly, they learned that “safer sex” can be hazardous to their emotional health. I think the current political debate concerning abstinence vs. contraceptive based sexual education has failed to include an important variable in the discussion of what to teach in school: sexual well being. In many contemporary sexual education curricula, young boys and girls who...
  • "Hubba-Hubba" from New Zealand

    11/22/2004 4:30:39 PM PST · by genefromjersey · 12 replies · 461+ views
    11/22/04 | vanity
    Had to share this one !! The government of New Zealand is trying to battle the spread of sexually transmitted diseases,as I discovered during my morning Google search. They have come up with a slogan I have to pass along: "No rubbah - No Hubba-Hubba ! "
  • Gonnorhea Rate in Louisiana Worst in United States

    12/30/2003 5:16:19 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 34 replies · 1,096+ views
    Monroe, LA, News-Star ^ | 12-30-03 | Not given
    <p>NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana has the nation's worst gonorrhea rate and is in the top 10 for two other sexually transmitted diseases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.</p> <p>2002 was the second year in a row that Louisiana has had more cases of gonorrhea per 100,000 residents than any other - and the fifth in a row that it has been among the five worst for both gonorrhea and chlamydia.</p>
  • If you think "safer sex" is bunk, please help with this freep

    10/15/2003 11:26:23 AM PDT · by UnbornChild · 8 replies · 138+ views
    Could you please take a look at the article and vote "5" at the bottom? Yahoo has a section with the highest-rated articles. Also, if you have friends who might be interested in reading this article, please press the "Email Story" link. It has a "Most Popular" section as well. I think this could be a good Freep, because it would result in more people seeing this article. I hope this works!
  • The Spin on Condoms

    06/26/2003 4:15:04 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 37 replies · 434+ views
    Concerned Women of America ^ | 6/26/2003 | Kathryn Hooks
    Study shows lack of evidence for condom effectiveness in preventing STDs "You're entering a no spin zone!" So cautions Bill O’Reilly on Fox News channel's The O'Reilly Factor, a program that polls indicate is the most watched cable news program in the USA. The show’s popularity indicates that people are tired of spin; they want to hear information straight, fair, and balanced. While there may be “no spin zones” on cable television –– and some people debate that assertion –– what about spin in other arenas? What about the spin on “safe sex” and condoms? The topic of sex ignites...
  • Tall tales about 'safe' sex

    05/16/2003 1:06:36 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 5 replies · 298+ views
    Washington Times ^ | Friday, May 16, 2003 | Deborah Simmons
    <p>Sometimes, it's what we don't say that most hurts our children. So, speak up. A question for you. Is having oral sex considered having sex?</p> <p>That's not a trick question, but be careful how you answer. If you're not sure, and you're the parent of a teen-ager, ask him or her and then you're answer will come easier.</p>
  • Child Support and the Forced Father

    02/03/2003 11:48:56 AM PST · by Mr. Silverback · 149 replies · 787+ views
    The Opinion ^ | 20 Jan 03 | Angelica Haycook
    It goes now, and always has gone, that the father of a child (if absent from the child's life) is to pay child support in order for the mother to better care for the child conceived by the two people. This is a good idea, for many women have a hard time holding down a full-time job that pays well, while taking care of a child. Also, the father should have a responsibility towards the child they conceived together. However, some cases have come to my attention in a personal incident, and I cannot help but think that the legal...
  • Online Safe Sex Game Attracts 125,000 (R rated instructional Cartoon)

    07/08/2002 6:20:27 PM PDT · by greydog · 15 replies · 10,763+ views
    Reuters, via Yahoo ^ | Mon Jul 8, 2:38 PM ET | reuters health
    BARCELONA (Reuters Health) - An online safe sex game featuring saucy sound effects and street slang has introduced more than tens of thousands of young people to safe sex facts that they might otherwise be unaware of, a British charity said on Monday. In, a parody of Nintendo ( news - web sites)'s hit Super Mario Brothers, an intrepid man or woman chases the boy or girl of their dreams, gaining points for each condom they gather and losing points for drinking alcohol or bumping into monks, nuns or dogs. Reaching the end of the game before the climaxometer...

    05/23/2002 1:46:16 PM PDT · by RWBaral · 117 replies · 645+ views
    STOP AIDS BY STOPPING THE SINS I write as Chairman of the non-profit organization, "Be informed! Lessen suffering! Save lives!, inc." The mission of BLS is "to promote the public health, education, understanding and virtue." I wish to share how we can all help stop the terrible disease of AIDS in America. It is heartening to know that many are concerned about the suffering and dying from AIDS, and of events to raise money to help AIDS patients. However, such AIDS fundraising events are not an answer to stopping this horrific disease. Rather, let's tell the truth about AIDS. Stop...

    04/18/2002 8:31:43 PM PDT · by RWBaral · 43 replies · 979+ views
    PARENTS BEWARE "SEXPERT" SICKOS REACHING YOUR CHILDREN VIA LOCAL PUBLIC SCHOOL SANCTIONED "YOUTH SUMMITS!" Here is yet another threat source of medically inaccurate, dishonest and negligent sex ed disinfo being given to school children in both high and middle school grades, courtesy of regional "youth summits." These events are local public school principal & school superintendent sanctioned, often without local Public School Board awareness, at which hundreds of public school children at a time, as young as 13 (7th grade) are shipped off during school hours to be subjected to "sexpert" speakers and workshops. Parents often recieve permission slips that...

    04/17/2002 12:16:55 PM PDT · by RWBaral · 73 replies · 856+ views
    Family Research Council, News Headlines & The Washington Times ^ | 4/15/2002 | re report by Physicians Consortium & Robert Stacey McCain
    I. FAMILY RESEARCH COUNCIL, News Headline Retrieved: "Physician's Consortium-Sexual Messages in Govenment-Promoted Progrqams" Story: The Centres for Disease Control (CDC) is using taxpayer dollare to promote explicit and graphic "comprehensive sex education" curriculum for teenage consumption, according to a Physician's Consortium report released April 10. "Sexual Messages in GOvernment-Promoted Programs" describes the kind of messages and activities included in CDC-sponsored programs, some of which are promoted as "abstinence-plus." The Consortium's findings were egregious enough that researchers preparing the report for publication found it necessary to warn readers sardonically that "the content of the enclosed report is intended for teens and...
  • Why so called safe sex and abortion are issues really about money not morals.

    04/10/2002 7:34:19 AM PDT · by Sonny M · 27 replies · 589+ views
    April 10, 2002 | Sonny M.
    This whole safe sex issue/abortion issue has been made out by the press to be a moral debate but has anyone actually noticed the money involved? Here's something to think about, Liberals keep screaming that schools need to teach safe sex, that abstinence isn't working, and that condoms need to be distributed in schools. Well, here's why I have a problem with it. Give me the logic that says a comporation should be allowed to use government employees to teach possible consumers how to use their product, advertise their product and in essence endorse the product. Even better, those condoms...
  • We keep telling kids, 'Be destructive but responsible'

    03/18/2002 10:22:39 AM PST · by jwalburg · 2 replies · 392+ views
    Aberdeen American News ^ | 03-17-2002 | Donna Marmorstein
    A generation ago, some school districts fought backwater parents to establish smoking areas in high schools. Smoking was illegal, tobacco was unhealthy and all that. But kids were going to smoke anyway. Administrators had to lure smokers out of bathrooms and back into class. Suggesting school smoking areas was hip.It didn't matter that teens puffed away on display as role models, that administrators were ushering students toward emphysema and lung cancer. What mattered was not to be "square." It would be like wearing a narrow tie or a crew cut!Today, smoking is out. But the same adult attitudes thrive.The...