Safe sex

Safe sex is sexual activity engaged in by people who have taken precautions to protect themselves against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) such as HIV/AIDS. It is also referred to as safer sex or protected sex, while unsafe or unprotected sex is sexual activity engaged in without precautions. Some sources prefer the term safer sex to more precisely reflect the fact that these practices reduce, but do not completely eliminate, the risk of disease transmission. In recent years, the term "sexually transmitted infections" (STIs) has been preferred over "STDs", as it has a broader range of meaning; a person may be infected, and may potentially infect others, without showing signs of disease. Safe sex practices became more prominent in the late 1980s as a result of the AIDS epidemic. Promoting safe sex is now one of the aims of sex education. Safe sex is regarded as a harm reduction strategy aimed at reducing risks. The risk reduction of safe sex is not absolute; for example the reduced...
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Naveen Shakya
Naveen Shakya and 3 more took the poll by Shailendra Dhodi
on Mar 22, 2014 , 10:19 pm
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James Wilson
James Wilson and commented on the blog by Kripa Shah
on Mar 17, 2014 , 05:20 pm
Kripa Shah - Virgin at 26 and not a ‘freak’
Yes, you can be a 26-year-old virgin and not fall under the ‘freak zone’. I have been in a serious relationship for the past 4 years, yet never felt the need to go all the way since first-time wedding sex is all I ever dreamed about.   Hey guys! I am sure my very shocking headline is the reason all you readers clicked on my story almost instantaneously. I know most of you might already hold a pre-judged notion about me, ‘She must be a pycho or a nun, how else could she be in love more »
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Indranil Chowdhury
Indranil Chowdhury commented on the poll by Shailendra Dhodi
on Mar 12, 2014 , 03:30 pm
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Vinay Srivastava
Vinay Srivastava and 2 more commented on the discussion by Damini Mahajan
on Feb 26, 2014 , 08:30 am
Damini Mahajan - Is premarital sex 'immoral'?
According to a Delhi court, premarital sex is immoral and no religion permits it. I somehow don't agree with this. I think it's completely an individual choice if someone wants to indulge in sex before marriage and there's nothing wrong or unethical more »
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Niks Shine
Niks Shine and 2 more commented on the discussion by things inmind
on Feb 01, 2014 , 01:08 pm
things inmind - Online sex with fiance
Hi , i am engaged from past 4 months , another 2 months left for marriage , my fiance started to have sex chat after 3 months , one day i got tempted and online i went topless as he went  nude fully. later i felt i was wrong on that day ... i was more »
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