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Plan Ahead: If You Don’t Want To Be Sober, Be Safe and Sane This New Years Eve

By Stephen Mosher | Monday Dec 30, 2013
The disco nap is a time-honored tradition at our home, observed before every party. We love parties and we love to party. We also love to wake up the day after, safe and sound. That’s why we have a few simple rules in our family that we pass on to all.

Fenway Boston and NIH Launch Anal Condom Study

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Oct 17, 2013
The Fenway Institute in Boston has teamed up with the National Institutes of Health to begin enrolling male couples in a new clinical trial studying condoms for anal sex protection.

Porn: From Andy Warhol To XTube

By Michael Cox | Wednesday Jul 3, 2013
Aside from providing a haute jack-off experience (satisfying without leaving you with that disgusting, bloated feeling) this book brings up some interesting ideas of porn theory.

Origami Condom Founder on the Next Phase of Protection

By Holly Grigg-Spall | Wednesday May 15, 2013
EDGE speaks with Danny Resnic, the founder of the condom company Origami, to learn how his brand of unique condoms differs from standard condoms that currently monopolize the market.

GMHC Presents The Bottom Line on Rectal Microbicide Research

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Jan 27, 2013
Jim Pickett from the International Rectal Microbicide Advocates brought the community together on January 24 at GMHC for an update on the struggle to find effective rectal microbicides to help stem the spread of HIV transmission.

Re-Thinking Our Sexuality

By Chris Sosa | Sunday Jan 13, 2013
Despite progress on other fronts, the constructs and prejudices of heteronormativity continue to pervade our private lives and complicate our personal relationships.

Ballot Measure Mandates Condom Use for Adult Films

By Rachel Breitman | Friday Nov 2, 2012
As Election Day approaches in Los Angeles, community members are torn over Measure B, legislation that would mandate that adult film stars use condoms on set.

The Best of the Gays: Sex and Romance

By Matthew S. Bajko | Tuesday Apr 17, 2012
The winners for sex and romance are crowned in Bay Area Reporter’s second annual Best of the Gays readers poll.

Manhunt Cares Creates New "Sex Over 40" Resource for Older Gay and Bisexual Men

Wednesday Aug 10, 2011
They say straight men get better with age, but is the same true of gay men? For a community with so many obsessions around beauty and image, the idea of turning 40 can be brutally intimidating.

Is Masque The New Revolutionary Sexual Enhancement Product?

Tuesday Jun 7, 2011
After years of research and development, Masque has been designed by a team of scientists who have created a formula combining flavor blockers microencapsulated in a paper-thin, dissolvable, oral gel strip.