Safe sex practices for LGBTQ+: Protection, destigmatising STIs and other things you should keep in mind for a healthy sex life
The stigma attached to the LGBTQ+ community, and sex in general, in India and most other countries, makes it more difficult to spread awareness about safe sex practices
The best thing to do is to come up with some ground rules about how to have safe sex during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Not many studies have been conducted on this subject so far. But here’s what we do know, and we hope it helps you make a more informed decision.
Should COVID-19 affect your sex life? Plus, 6 other times when your well-being and intercourse are at odds
Should you have sex at a time when the new Coronavirus has caused COVID-19 infection in over one lakh people across 127 countries and territories?
Whether you’re a lesbian, bisexual, or straight but experimenting - it’s nobody’s business but yours. What’s also your business is your sexual health.
Safe sexual intercourse has many health benefits. But when the sex is with multiple partners, some risks may get attached to it as well.
Today, on International Condom Day, let’s look at why exactly we should be thankful for this invention back in 1839 and how to take full advantage of it.
Overall cleanliness, annual screenings, understanding your body and open communication with your partner(s) go a long way in keeping the both of you healthy
Dr Sujoy Guha had developed the first-ever male contraceptive injection in the world in the 1980s. The drug is now awaiting approval to be launched.
Research shows that talking about sex is an essential part of good parenting. It builds a bond of trust and respect between children and parents.
World Contraception Day 2019: Taking the pill as a teen increases depression risk, even years after stopping
The UN has declared access to contraceptives a universal human right, for its clear benefits and lack of adverse side effects.
Sexual health education aimed at young men must go beyond simply telling them to use condoms.
Fertility awareness methods and apps help women better understand their bodies, are relatively cost-effective and have no side-effects
Gay men have been using narcotics (and sometimes, even the needle) to heighten their experiences of sex for centuries. Where does that leave the quintessential gay man who doesn’t want to take the shortcut to finding his soul mate?
Khandaani Shafakhana director Shilpi Dasgupta on why she chose Sonakshi Sinha to front a film on sex
Shilpi Dasgupta discusses why a woman actor like Sonakshi Sinha was important to cast as the lead in her directorial debut Khandaani Shafakhana.
World Hepatitis Day: Nearly 1.76 cr Indians infected with deadly virus; building awareness can help reduce risk
Contrary to what most people believe, it's just drug addicts who are at risk of hepatitis B, even routine procedures such as diagnostic blood tests, injections in hospitals, or a visit to a tattoo or acupuncture parlour and a barber can expose you to the hepatitis B virus
MTV Shuga, Viacom 18's African series based on safe sex, HIV and family planning to be made in India. The show will be titled as MTV Nishedh and will deal with locally relevant issues.
From Nirodh to Moods, KamaSutra to Manforce, Skore and Durex — the story of the condom ad in India deserves to be told
We have very little discourse about intercourse, but the Saathiya sex education manual by the government is a good first step towards rectifying that