“I had not anticipated that the most difficult artefacts to acquire for Sex Talk in the City would be the HIV/AIDS pills,” explained Gosselin. “I talked to several organizations and representatives from drug companies and the responses were either: ‘we don’t keep old pills’ or ‘we are not allowed to let drugs circulate in the public”
A fantastically curated exhibition. This section was particularly intriguing! Kids’ questions written all over a class room desks.
If you’re in Vancouver do make the time and check it out, you won’t be disappointed.
Condoms are a great way to protect yourself from STI’s & pregnancy, but there is more to sexual health then using a rubber!
According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an estimated 10.4 billion male condoms were used worldwide in 2005. It has been estimated that in 2015, nearly 18 billion condoms will be needed in low- and middle-income countries.
In Soviet gulags, condoms were used to smuggle alcohol into the camps by prisoners who worked outside.
Condoms can be used to hold water in emergency survival situations.
Condoms can be wrapped around a microphone to make underwater recordings.
But for all their glory, they can be tricky to use in the heat of the moment. They have a 15% failure fate with typical use. (2% with perfect use).
One problem commonly reported is placing the wrong side on the penis, and having subsequent difficult rolling the body down over the penis, because the roll is on the inside.
For even the most experienced and careful users, there can be breakages…
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Vancouver Pillow Talk is celebrating a new approach to sex ed. A fun, safe, healthy and positive space for dialogue about all things sex.
“We are all born sexual creatures, thank God, but it’s a pity so many people despise and crush this natural gift.” – Marilyn Monroe