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Friday 8/19/11 Links Roundup - Safe Sex, Condoms & Sex Education

                 

Good Afternoon condom connoisseurs. Today is Friday and that means it’s time for your weekly links roundup from ONE Condoms. ONE is here to keep you in the know with  with anything related to sex education, condom use, and safe sex. The following links are the most recent events in the news regarding these topics. Be sure to be safe this weekend and don’t forget to keep yourself protected by using ONE.

Safe Sex

Safe sex ad stars become parents

ACLU Lawsuit Moves to Keep Sex Offenders in House Near New Day Care Center

Examining the use of the ‘ABC safe sex’ campaign in Botswana

Pharmacy reports summer surge in visits to sexual health clinics

Cumbria sex crime victims go out of county for care

Sex FAQs: Fact or fiction?

College Dating: To Hook Up or Couple Up?

New York City Mandates Comprehensive Sex Education

Number of Nebraska same-sex couples increases since 2000

'Sexting' never safe

News for the Young: How Sex Can Get Better with Age


Sex Education

Should Michigan high school students learn how to use condoms?

School-Mandated Sex-Ed: It’s About Time!

Is new sex-ed text too graphic?

The sex ed hall of shame

Turks lack sex education, UNAIDS official warns

Educators: Parent Involvement Vital in Kids’ Sexuality Education


Condoms

Condom Activists Push Debate At Catholic World Youth Day

The World’s First Condom Action Film

Female condoms slowly gaining popularity - report

Should You Give Condoms to Your Teen?

Love Puts Workouts on Fast Track, Study Finds

Everything Wrong With Our Country’s Sex Ed Debate, in One Infuriating Video

82% of Women Don’t Carry Condoms, Survey Finds

'Consent, Crouch, Touch, Condom, Engage'

Friday 8/12/11 Links Roundup - safe sex, condoms & sex education
Condom Kurtas to Create Awareness


A New Delhi-based designer M.A Rahman, has made a kurta out of condoms to raise AIDS awareness. A kurta, for those who didn’t know (we sure didn’t!) is a loose shirt falling either just above or somewhere below the knees, worn by both men and women typically in India.

Rahman has sent his design to the the UN secretary general, whom absolutely loved itand wanted to see more innovative concepts. Rahman created the kurta with emergency condoms in the collar and other condoms stitched to the rest of the fabric. According to him the act, which was a reminder for people to carry out safe sex, received accolades from all quarters of the world.

Rahman is now planning to organise a fashion show with the same theme on World Aids Day in Delhi this year. There will be a plethora of condom dresses to promote Safe Sex.


Would you wear a dress or any sort of clothing made out of condoms to help promote safe sex around the world or do you think it’s too taboo for the public arena. 

At ONE, we completely commend his efforts to help eradicate the AIDS pandemic by innovatively using condoms to spread the message of safe sex practices.

Similarly to his designs, we here at ONE have been sponsoring many Project Condom fashion shows throughout the country by providing materials for the clothing. Project Condom is an annual fashion show to raise awareness of sexual health through making garments completely out of condoms. Take a look for Project Condom here to see some more condom clothing.