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Friday Links Roundup 2/23/12 - Condoms, Safe Sex, Sex Education
Happy Friday ONE® Condoms enthusiasts. Friday means it’s time for our ONE® Condoms links roundup. ONE® is here to keep you in the know with everything related to condoms, safe sex, sex education, and your sexual health. Make sure you check out California counties new mail-order condom program, posted on Wednesday, and the absurdity of responses to a forward thinking Groupon Charity Deal.
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Weekly Links Roundup 2/3/12 - Condoms, Safe Sex, Sex Education
Today is Friday and that means it’s time for our weekly links roundup. ONE Condoms is here to bring you the most up to date information on everything related to condoms, safe sex, and sex education. A lot happened this week from NYC’s mandatory sex education classes taking effect to “Sex Ed Vincent” leaving SNL.
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Weekly Links Roundup 1/26/12 - Safe Sex, Condoms, Sex Education
Happy Friday ONE condom enthusiasts! Today we’re here to cover safe sex, sex education, relationship advice, and condoms in the news. Our goal is to keep you up to date on anything sex related this past week. Be sure to check out the articles on the fantastic groundbreaking law requiring condom use in porn!
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Anal Sex More Popular Than Expected Among Heterosexual Couples
Anal intercourse among heterosexual couples under the age of 45 is on the rise in the the United States, according to a Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report.
The report, entitled “Sexual Behavior, Sexual Attraction and Sexual Identity in the United States polled thousands of people aged 15 to 44 from 2006 to 2008. The study revealed that 44% of heterosexual men and 36% of heterosexual women admitted to engaging in anal sex at some point in their lives. It is possible that the rates for heterosexual men and women engaging in anal sex is slighting higher in 2012 due to this upward trend.
The rise in popularity of anal intercourse, according to a piece by Pasadena College Gender Studies Professor Hugo Schwyzer, is due to its “frequent appearance in both heterosexual porn and mainstream media as well as an increased pressure from heterosexual male partners.”
Women of generation Y and Z have been slated with expectations of displaying their sexiness at a very young age and are held to standards that previous generations did not endure. Anal intercourse can symbolize both the willingness to please the partner and the persistence to push through potential pain. Anal sex, according to Schwyzer, is the “most selfless of common sexual acts” due to the the amount of pain the recipient can receive during the act. Many sources question the pleasurability of this act for women.
Is this growing popularity of anal intercourse a demonstration of a young woman to prove her devotion to a guy? Is it creating an emphasis placed on a woman’s performance rather than on their own pleasure?
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You can read more on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s report here.
Do you find that anal sex is both pleasurable for you and your partner and do you think that the popularity of these acts will grow more in the future?
Weekly Links Roundup 12/30/11 - Condoms, Safe Sex, Sex Education
Happy Friday ONE® Condoms Enthusiasts. Today is our last post of 2011 and we want to bring you into the new year with the most up to date news regarding safe sex, sex education, and condom use. Be sure to practice safe sex this holiday season with ONE® Condoms!