Protestor in Delhi

South Asian take on Vagina Monologues challenges sexual taboos

In a year marked by a political “War on Women” and a spate of sexual violence in India, it’s time for an open dialogue that challenges cultural taboos about sex.
May 8, 2013
Harborview STD clinic staffers Susannah Herrman and Sue Szabo discuss the drawbacks of earlier models of the Female Condom. (Photo by Mali Main)

Does the PATH to safer sex run through Seattle?

Condom. Did you just picture an erect penis? Me too. That’s because female condoms aren’t as popular as their male counterparts. Frustrated with the limp response to past designs, Seattle-based global health non-profit PATH has designed a new female condom with input from couples in developing countries. They say they’re determined to raise the female condom’s […]
Dec 19, 2012