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Blog: The marginalization of lubricant
JOHANNESBURG, 13 February 2009 (PlusNews) - On Valentines Day, happy couples all over the world will be cozying up, dimming the lights and turning on Marvin Gaye - much to the chagrin of their single counterparts everywhere. But what if - when the moment is just right - the unthinkable happens?
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Blog: Where does married love fit into Uganda's prevention plan?
NAIROBI, 5 February 2009 (PlusNews) - This July, I will exchange marriage vows with the man I hope to live with for the rest of my life, surrounded by family and friends; it's bound to be one of the happiest days of my life.
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Blog: It's always wise to condomise
NAIROBI, 21 August 2008 (PlusNews) - During a recent trip to report on a pilot male circumcision programme in Kisumu, a part of Kenya where male circumcision is not traditionally practiced, I was allowed to sit in on a pre-op counselling session.
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Blog: Stiletto heels and sewing machines
MEXICO CITY, 8 August 2008 (PlusNews) - Female sex workers have emerged from the shadows at this year's AIDS conference in Mexico, strutting their stuff loudly and proudly, demanding consultation in HIV policy, and refusing to be labelled victims.
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Blog: Humanitarian work - it's the new black
MEXICO CITY, 6 August 2008 (PlusNews) - Stop me if you’ve heard this one: At an open-air concert somewhere, Bono is called to the stage to speak to the crowd.
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Blog: Sexing up safer sex
MEXICO CITY, 5 August 2008 (PlusNews) - It's a truth universally acknowledged that sex sells. But safer sex?
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Blog: Politics, prevention and party dresses
JOHANNESBURG, 31 July 2008 (PlusNews) - The 1980s pop icon Pat Benatar once said, “Love is a battleground.” If you’re a woman, so is your wardrobe.
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Blog: The last taboo?
JOHANNESBURG, 31 July 2008 (PlusNews) - When is a particular practice cultural and when is it just something that people have got used to?
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