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Got health insurance? Hello, birth control options!

Is full coverage of your birth control method too good to be true? Not anymore!

7 days ago
REAL STORIES
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anastasia, 21, female condom

Anastasia had to open a few female condoms before figuring out exactly how they work (and because the first one got sand in it—youch!), but eventually she got the hang of it.

7 days ago
FACT OR FICTION
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downtown date

When it comes to STIs, is oral sex safer than sex-sex? One word: Nope.

13 days ago
STAY HOT
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Too cold to take it off?

Tips for cozying up when there’s a chill in the air in this week's Frisky Friday.

18 days ago
FRISKY FRIDAYS
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How to be deliciously, luxuriously, and unapologetically single
25 days ago
CONDOMS AND CANCER?
Here's what you really need to know...

If you've heard rumors about the health risks of condoms, keep calm and read on.

about 1 month ago
Guy's Guide
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withdrawal

"For it to be effective, you’ve got to have some serious skill."

about 1 month ago
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Your health in 2015: Get covered, stay covered!

Here's what you need to know, and what you need to do.

about 1 month ago
PROVIDER PERSPECTIVES
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Before you stop using condoms…

If you and your partner are thinking about going bare, here are a few things to do first.

about 1 month ago
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The girl’s guide to getting emergency contraception

We bought three kinds of emergency contraception so you don’t have to. (Unless you do, and then you’ll have all the details.)

about 1 month ago
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Fertility awareness: Birth control and beyond!

Understanding your body's natural cycles can be useful for getting pregnant—and for avoiding pregnancy.

about 1 month ago
GET ON TOP
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Breaking up, making up, and getting it on with an ex

On-again, off-again, and maybe getting it on even when you're off? You're not alone.

about 1 month ago
REAL STORIES
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nicole, 20, the ring

"I never thought I'd find a birth control for me."

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A prick, a squeeze, and 3 months of birth control

Women in 69 countries may soon have access to Sayana Press, an affordable new birth control shot.

about 1 month ago
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Getting the snip is on the rise for guys

U.S. couples are still more likely to choose female sterilization over vasectomy, but guys are starting to catch up.

about 1 month ago
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F#@K YES: Could enthusiastic consent improve your sex life?

Great sex is about so much more than just not saying "no"…

about 1 month ago
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Remote-controlled birth control?

16-year birth control that can be switched on and off by remote control? It's in the works!

about 1 month ago
REAL STORIES
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ramiyah, 23, condom

Ramiyah prefers to use condoms as her method of birth control. What if the guy doesn't have one? Not a problem. Ramiyah does.

about 1 month ago
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Ring risks: Separating hype from fact

Before you write off the NuvaRing because of scary headlines, make sure you've got all the facts.

about 1 month ago
IN THE NEWS
Does birth control cause brain cancer?

Let's take a look at the data behind the headlines. (It's a lot less scary than it sounds.)

6 days ago
PROVIDER PERSPECTIVES
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Gaining weight: Is it the birth control?

If those skinny jeans are feeling a bit too skinny, don't assume your birth control is the cause.

11 days ago
GUY’S GUIDE
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pregnancy

Would he dare to explain how pregnancy happens while sharking at pool? Yes. Yes he would.

14 days ago
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I’m trans. Do I need birth control?

All pregnancies require 4 things to get going: a uterus, an egg, sperm, and for the egg and sperm to come together.

about 1 month ago
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
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4 ways to make 2015 the best year ever

Kiss 2014 goodbye and kick off 2015 with a bang! (Puns totally intended.)

27 days ago
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Pineapple

Eating pineapple can sweeten up your partner's body fluids down there.

about 1 month ago
If I told you I worked for FedEX would you let me handle your package?”

Pickup lines: The good, the bad, and the ones so ridiculous they might work

about 1 month ago
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Condom love: Find out how amazing safer sex can be

If you think condoms aren’t for you, you just haven’t found the right one yet.

about 1 month ago
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Generic vs. brand name birth control: But, I thought it was all covered?

Your insurance has to cover birth control under the Affordable Care Act—so why are some women still paying out of pocket?

about 1 month ago
FACT OR FICTION
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the good, the bad, the barren

You do it, do it, do it and never get pregnant. Does that mean you’re infertile?

about 1 month ago
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That little T: A step-by-step guide to getting an IUD

Considering an IUD? Get the ball rolling by thinking about these questions first.

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5 reasons to say "thanks!" for birth control
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george, 22, iud

George’s girlfriend uses the Mirena IUD. He likes how easy it is, how it feels better than some other methods, and that it’s always there.

about 1 month ago
METHOD MONDAY
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5 things you really should know about female condoms

They look kinda funny at first...but dual protection from STIs and pregnancy is worth a second glance.

15 days ago
GO EASY
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More women choosing low-maintenance birth control

The IUD and the implant are more popular than ever among women in the United States.

29 days ago
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Stop the presses: Hooking up in college is pretty common

Freshmen use condoms, seniors hook up less, and other fun findings from a new survey of college students.

about 1 month ago
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Getting birth control online

A few clicks and presto...birth control shipped right to your door.

about 1 month ago
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Birth control when you’re living with HIV/AIDS

Taking medication for HIV? Here's what you should know to avoid an accidental pregnancy.

about 1 month ago
Fact or Fiction
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ring wrong

Birth control device or a carnival game?

about 1 month ago
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Selfie Post Sex

Hmmm...what do we think?

about 1 month ago
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- Charles Bukowski

- Charles Bukowski

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Dreamland is generally a pretty cool place and if you’re average, you have about three to five dreams a night...”

Ever had a sex dream? We've got deets about a few common scenarios in this Frisky Friday.

about 1 month ago
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Why women use birth control

99% of women who’ve ever had sex have used birth control at some point in their lives. Obviously there’s gotta be a lot of reasons why so many have joined the party―BuzzFeed asked 22 women for theirs.

about 1 month ago