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Safe sex practices for LGBTQ+: Protection, destigmatising STIs and other things you should keep in mind for a healthy sex life
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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

Is it safe to have sex after the COVID-19 lockdown is lifted?
Health

Is it safe to have sex after the COVID-19 lockdown is lifted?

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.

All your questions about sex and COVID-19 - answered
Health

All your questions about sex and COVID-19 - answered

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
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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?

International Women’s Day Part 3: Safe sex tips for women who have sex with women
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International Women’s Day Part 3: Safe sex tips for women who have sex with women

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.

Having more than 10 sexual partners could increase the risk of cancer: Study
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Having more than 10 sexual partners could increase the risk of cancer: Study

Safe sexual intercourse has many health benefits. But when the sex is with multiple partners, some risks may get attached to it as well.

International Condom Day 2020: Everything you need to know about condoms
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International Condom Day 2020: Everything you need to know about condoms

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.

Safe Sex 101: Protection, regular check-ups, post-sex hygiene and more
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Safe Sex 101: Protection, regular check-ups, post-sex hygiene and more

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

India may launch the world’s first male contraceptive soon: Will men be willing to use it?
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India may launch the world’s first male contraceptive soon: Will men be willing to use it?

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.

11 myths about condoms you shouldn’t believe
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11 myths about condoms you shouldn’t believe

Since condoms are still only spoken about in whispers, there is bound to be a lot of false information out there.

These tips will help make the dreaded conversation about sex with your teen a little easier
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These tips will help make the dreaded conversation about sex with your teen a little easier

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
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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.

World Contraception Day: Why do young men still not want to talk about contraception?
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World Contraception Day: Why do young men still not want to talk about contraception?

Sexual health education aimed at young men must go beyond simply telling them to use condoms.

World Contraception Day 2019: If an app claims that it prevents pregnancy, don't count on it
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World Contraception Day 2019: If an app claims that it prevents pregnancy, don't count on it

Fertility awareness methods and apps help women better understand their bodies, are relatively cost-effective and have no side-effects

Sex, Drugs and Romance: Can We Find Love In A Dopeless Place?
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Sex, Drugs and Romance: Can We Find Love In A Dopeless Place?

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
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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
India

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 Nishedh: African series on safe sex and family planning to be remade for Indian audience
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MTV Nishedh: African series on safe sex and family planning to be remade for Indian audience

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.

Nirodh to Durex Jeans: The condom ad in India has travelled a long and interesting road
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Nirodh to Durex Jeans: The condom ad in India has travelled a long and interesting road

From Nirodh to Moods, KamaSutra to Manforce, Skore and Durex — the story of the condom ad in India deserves to be told

Sex education takes a step in the right direction with govt's Saathiya app, resource kit
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Sex education takes a step in the right direction with govt's Saathiya app, resource kit

We have very little discourse about intercourse, but the Saathiya sex education manual by the government is a good first step towards rectifying that