CDC Updates Term for 'Unprotected Sex'

CDC Updates Term for 'Unprotected Sex'

There are 7 comments on the EDGE story from Feb 15, 2014, titled CDC Updates Term for 'Unprotected Sex'. In it, EDGE reports that:

In a move praised by HIV/AIDS activists and educators, organizational leadership, and medical researchers, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have agreed to stop using the term "unprotected sex" to mean "sex without condoms."

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“God made in the image of man”

Since: May 07

Sausalito, CA

#1 Feb 15, 2014
They are so busy patting each other on the back that they do not coherently and succinctly state the point of the article. I'm more confused now than before attempting to read it!

Buffalo, NY

#2 Feb 15, 2014
Do dykes put condoms on their strap-on dicks?

Ottawa, Canada

#3 Feb 15, 2014
Clarence wrote:
Do dykes put condoms on their strap-on dicks?
maybe :S
Clarences Mother

San Jose, CA

#4 Feb 16, 2014
Clarence wrote:
Do dykes put condoms on their strap-on dicks?
No dear, you're the only one who does that.
Marcavage s Trick

Philadelphia, PA

#6 Feb 16, 2014
Should be "vag inal or an al intercourse without a condom."

But this is the US.

Laramie, WY

#7 Feb 17, 2014
Clarence wrote:
Do dykes put condoms on their strap-on dicks?
It likely depends on the strap-on. If the strap-on is made of certain materials, they are incompatible with certain kinds of lubrication so a condom is used to protect the strap-on from damage.

Condoms also aid in cleanliness of the strap-on. It's just like a real penis in respect the STDs can still be transferred using a strap-on or any insensitive toys.

“Depravity abounds...”

Since: Mar 13

Orlando, FL

#8 Feb 17, 2014
Well as someone who hates condoms I applaud any effort to develop alternatives as well as updating terminology for safe sex to be broadened into techniques beyond just condoms.

Telling people safe = condoms and that no condoms = unsafe just leads to us all having unsatisfying sex by using them or unsafe sex by not using using them (or any other method). Surely we can do better.

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