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Sex workers fight for rights at Kolkata conclave


July 25th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) A demand for a fight for their rights and safe sex practices Tuesday marked the ongoing global Sex Workers Freedom Festival in Kolkata, where around 550 ... Read more...

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US approves drug to prevent HIV infection


July 17th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) The US Monday approved Truvada, the first drug approved to reduce the risk of HIV infection in uninfected individuals who are at high risk of infection ... Read more...

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Elderly couples’ safe sex promotion video goes awry


April 16th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A US firm's promotional video featuring elderly couples simulating sexual acts has left many people flabbergasted. The video campaign, released by US organisation SaferSex4Seniors.org, has been designed ... Read more...

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When a naked British woman dangled from a stairwell!


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) A naked British woman was left dangling, upside down, in the stairwell of a Spanish hotel block after she tumbled over a handrail while making love ... Read more...

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An online guidebook on safe sex


November 18th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A website promising to offer clear and non-judgemental information to the young on safe sex, homosexuality and other sex-related issues has been launched, it was ... Read more...

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Well-off children also becoming solvent addicts: NGO


November 14th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) The menace of solvent addiction - which was once termed as the addiction of children living on platforms and pavements - is slowly creeping into ... Read more...

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Chinese students don’t know much about safe sex


November 14th, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 14 (IANS) School students in China do not have much knowledge about safe sex, and teachers worry about being considered "dirty" by parents if they talk about sex ... Read more...

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Indonesia’s first gay medical clinic opens in Bali


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 3 (IANS/AKI) The first medical clinic for gay patients has opened in the Indonesia's tourist destination Bali.The initiative aims to serve gays, lesbians and transgenders that are ... Read more...

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Prateik to advocate safe sex


September 27th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) In order to advocate the importance of safe sex, Bollywood actor Prateik has become a member of the Mumbai Districts AIDS Control Society (MDACS) and will ... Read more...

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40 percent Indians embarrassed to ask for contraceptives


September 26th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) As many as 40 percent Indians are embarrassed to ask for contraceptives, said a global survey released Monday. The survey added that despite campaigns to promote ... Read more...

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1,000 British teenagers hospitalised for sexual diseases


August 29th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) Around 1,000 British teenagers under 16 years have been treated in hospitals for sexually transmitted diseases in the past three years, according to information released by ... Read more...

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Indian filmmaker ruffles feathers in Nepal


August 18th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 18 (IANS) An Indian filmmaker, who followed the trail of migrant Nepali labourers from poverty-racked farwestern Nepal to India's glamour and business capital Mumbai and their return home ... Read more...

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Track Palin & wife expecting their first child


July 21st, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alaska, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah Palin is all set to be a grandmother again. And that is because her son and his wife of just 2 months is expecting their first ... Read more...

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Condom kurta not received well by Indian government: Designer


June 19th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Delhi-based designer M.A Rahman, who made a condom kurta in 2010 to raise AIDS awareness, says he had approached the Indian government for support but ... Read more...

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Cameron Diaz says that sex-scene in ‘Bad Teacher’ is not hot


June 7th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Don’t bother to ask Cameron Diaz what her favorite sport is because she is going to tell you it is “sex.” The actress is currently on ... Read more...

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Online hookups don’t always lead to unsafe sex


May 24th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) If a gay or bisexual man seeks sex or a date online, the type of partner or relationship he wants is a good indicator of whether ... Read more...

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Philadelphia offering condoms to kids as young as 11 has parents on edge


April 15th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 15 (ANI): Philadelphia Health Department's controversial new program offering free condoms for sexually active people aged 11 and older has enraged parents in the state.Parents argue kids as ... Read more...

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Homeless kids’ use of social networking can up risky sex behaviour


March 6th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): A study has shown that the use of social networking in homeless children can increase risky sexual behaviours.However, such kids were also more likely to have been ... Read more...

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Losing virginity was an absolutely terrible experience, says Lady Gaga


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 2 (ANI): Lady Gaga has revealed that she lost her virginity when she was a teenager and also admitted that it was a 'terrible' experience.The 'Born This Way' singer ... Read more...

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Jacqui Smith asks porn barons to fund ‘real’ sex ed in schools


February 27th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): Former British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has asked porn barons to fund 'real' sex education in schools and has been branded naive for her demand.Smith, who claimed expenses ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga was taught about sex with wooden penis


February 19th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Lady Gaga has revealed that she was taught about sex with a wooden penis.The 24-year-old singer - who attended a strict Catholic girls' school in her teens - ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga emphasises on early sex education


February 18th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga says her mother taught her about sex at a young age because she wanted to make the singer more "self aware"."My mother talked to ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga was taught about sex at a young age


February 18th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Lady Gaga has admitted her mother taught her about the 'birds and the bees' when she was a child in the hope of making her more aware about ... Read more...

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Gaga wears ‘latex condom inspired outfit’ on ‘GMA’ to promote ’safe sex’


February 18th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 18 (ANI): Lady Gaga wore a 'latex condom inspired outfit' on 'Good Morning America' to promote 'safe sex'.The pop star's fashion choices often come without explanations, but she offered ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga talks about safe sex and her egg ‘Rebirth’


February 18th, 2011 - 1:52 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Gaga is on a mission to promote safe sex amongst the youth.The award-winning singer wants to promote awareness about the risks and the spread of ... Read more...

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Pam Grier Splits With Richard Pryor Over Safe Sex Row


February 4th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yesteryear's actress Pam Grier known for her career in the black exploitation movies is back in news. She split with comedian Richard Pryor recently. The industry ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding can benefit childhood cancer survivors


January 21st, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new study has suggested that breastfeeding can partially offset the long-term side effects of cancer treatment.Susan Ogg and colleagues from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, ... Read more...

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Circumcision Lowers HPV Risk In Women, Says Survey


January 8th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Lancet medical journal reported on Thursday that the female partners of circumcised men had a 28% lower rate of infection with the human papilloma virus ... Read more...

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Safe Sex Kits Banned at New Hampshire High School


January 8th, 2011 - 2:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When officials at a New Hampshire High School allowed a group to distribute safe sex kits to the students there, those officials apparently had no idea that the ... Read more...

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New Hampshire high school bans safe-sex kits


January 8th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Hampshire, Jan 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) School officials at a New Hampshire high school have indicated that they will no longer allow the distribution of safe sex kits in the school again.A ... Read more...

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Mumbai hosts motorbike rally to spread awareness about safe sex, safe driving


December 26th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
By RitvickMumbai, Dec.26 (ANI): People participated in a motorbike rally in Mumbai to spread awareness about safe sex and safe driving among the youth on Sunday.The participants in the rally said safe ... Read more...

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Fashionable condoms to promote safe sex debut on World AIDS Day


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 2 (ANI): Condom manufacturer Proper Attire collaborated with The Keith Haring Foundation to debut a line of art-inspired products at the Museum of Contemporary Art to mark World AIDS ... Read more...

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World AIDS Day Shows A New Light Of Hope


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today is World AIDS Day. Being one of the most recognized international health days, several organizations are making an extra effort today to spread awareness about ... Read more...

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Safe sex ‘Sexmas Survival Guide’ message enrages Church


November 28th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Church leaders in Scotland have hit out at a government plan to change Christmas into 'Sexmas' for a safe sex campaign over the holidays.The Scottish Government is set ... Read more...

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Open to Deepika gifting me condoms: Ranbir


November 21st, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Bollywood hearthrob Ranbir Kapoor says he's quite open to the idea of former girlfriend Deepika Padukone gifting him a pack of condoms and wishes her all the ... Read more...

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