• condom
  • Use a condom to cover the penis, or a Sheer Glyde dam , cut-open condom, or plastic wrap to cover the vulva or anus to help prevent STDs. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • The anus doesn't make it's own lubrication like the vagina does, so using lube helps the penis (or a sex toy) go in the anus easier and keeps the condom from breaking. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • You can get safe lubricants (water or silicone based) in the condom aisle at drug and grocery stores. (plannedparenthood.org)
  • It is also referred to as safer sex or protected sex, while unsafe or unprotected sex is sexual activity engaged in without precautions, especially forgoing condom use. (wikipedia.org)
  • A study carried out in 2006 by Californian specialists showed that the most common definitions of safe sex are condom use (68% of the interviewed subjects), abstinence (31.1% of the interviewed subjects), monogamy (28.4% of the interviewed subjects) and safe partner (18.7% of the interviewed subjects). (wikipedia.org)
  • The term safe love has also been used, notably by the French Sidaction in the promotion of men's underpants incorporating a condom pocket and including the red ribbon symbol in the design, which were sold to support the charity. (wikipedia.org)
  • AIDS
  • It is believed that the term of safe sex was used in the professional literature in 1984, in the content of a paper on the psychological effect that HIV/AIDS may have on homosexual men. (wikipedia.org)
  • The book was entitled "Safe Sex in the Age of AIDS", it had 88 pages and it described both positive and negative approaches to the sexual life. (wikipedia.org)
  • enjoy
  • Because of the way sexuality works, the more invested we are in the health and well-being of ourselves and our partners, the more safe and protected we tend to be and feel, and the easier it usually then becomes to be and stay aroused and to enjoy sex. (scarleteen.com)
  • things
  • If we can't talk about things like sexual health and safety with partners, we probably can't talk about things more loaded but which we need to for a mutually enjoyable sex life, like consent and what we do and don't like doing. (scarleteen.com)
  • health
  • The term safer sex in Canada and the United States has gained greater use by health workers, reflecting that risk of transmission of sexually transmitted infections in various sexual activities is a continuum. (wikipedia.org)