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Would You Wear A Spray-On Latex Condom?

Behold, the future: the year is 2015, times are tough, and one enterprising design student has come up with a new way to make life worth living again. 540 more words

Web Culture

Are We Irresponsible?

A couple of days ago I read this article in the Telegraph about internet sperm donation. It wasn’t the usual sensationalized nonsense that you find in some tabloids, but it certainly did have the old “using a known donor is irresponsible” sting in the tail that these articles often do. 1,752 more words



by Fury

For a portion of my high school years I went to a single sex, all girls, Anglican private school. We had a fairly extensive abstinence based sex ed course that ran for at least two of the years I was there.I remember vividly one exercise that was given to us where we were all given pieces of paper. 950 more words

Blog Posts

Reducing pregnancies for teens and poor women = reduction in poverty: reductio ad absurdum?

This New York Times article http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/06/science/colorados-push-against-teenage-pregnancies-is-a-startling-success.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=2  asks the following question: “If teenagers and poor women were offered free intrauterine devices and implants that prevent pregnancy for years… would those women choose them?” The answer?  912 more words

Sexual Health

Weekly News Round Up

What matters this week: Preservation of species on the brink of extinction, adult ADD, non invasive STI tests and Nike sports shoes for the less able bodied.  495 more words

Important Issues

Is Anyone Else Obsessed with Love Island..? Cos I am.

So who’s been watching “Love Island?” I stumbled across this fine specimen of reality garb a few weeks ago (and when I say stumbled I mean I logged on to ITV player and typed “Love Island” into the search bar.) My excuse was that the other half works in telly and has been contributing to the show: so I thought it only girlfriend duty to see what the programme was about. 965 more words


Rapid HIV tests: Doctors warn screening should be backed up by full blood test for other STIs

ABC News Elise Worthington 10 July 2015

There has been a big surge in the number of men having rapid HIV tests since the 20-minute test was made available in Australia’s major cities. 53 more words

Clinical Pathology