Category Archives: pleasure

  1. Pleasure as “Key Motivator” for Safe or Unsafe Sex

    via The Pleasure Project, by Revati I’ve been at the Asia Pacific AIDS conference for a week and so far, in all the sessions I have attended, only one person has spoken about pleasure and the need to recognise pleasure as a key motivator for safe or unsafe sex and that was a question from the audience. Read More >>

    barebacking, HIV/AIDS policy, pleasure, safer sex, sexual behavior
  2. Anti-AIDS Gel Also Boosts Sexual Pleasure

    Via Times of India.  South African scientists, who launched a 24-month trial to confirm the efficacy of a microbicide gel that would reduce the risk of women getting HIV, have found an unexpected spin-off – it also boosts sexual pleasure. Wits professor Helen Rees, of the university’s reproductive health and HIV institute, said the R300m trial would Read More >>

    Africa, CAPRISA, clinical trials, HIV/AIDS, India, pleasure, R300m, sexual pleasure, South Africa, Tenofovir
  3. The asspects of anal sex

    via UWM Post, by Jon Tingley Anal penetration used to be a taboo topic. In fact, for some of you, it might still be. What used to be relegated to men playing in bathhouses and Bally’s locker rooms is now a widespread form of sexual intercourse enjoyed by all different sexual orientations and genders. Many people decide Read More >>

    anal health, anal sex, anus, men, pleasure, sexual behavior, sexual pleasure, women
  4. ‘It’s like the treasure’: beliefs associated with semen among young HIV-positive and HIV-negative gay men

    Published in: Culture, Health & Sexuality, Volume 10, Issue 7 October 2008 , pages 667 – 679 Authors: Arn J. Schilder a; Treena R. Orchard ab; Christopher S. Buchner c; Mary Lou Miller a; Kim A. Fernandes a; Robert S. Hogg ad; Steffanie A. Strathdee ade Affiliations: a British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Vancouver, Canadab Read More >>

    anal sex, behavioral research, condoms, gay men, HIV/AIDS policy, new prevention technologies, pleasure, rectal microbicide, research, semen, sexual behavior, sexual health, sexual pleasure
  5. The Global Mapping of Pleasure – for you!

    [Thanks to IRMA member Jo Robinson for sending this to us! It is a fantastic document.] The Global Mapping of Pleasure is a collection of practical, conceptual and inspiring case studies of individuals and organizations around the world who aim to empower people by eroticizing safer sex and making sex education sexy. It is intended for a Read More >>

    HIV/AIDS policy, pleasure, safer sex, sexual health