Explanation of what safe sex is: “Along with sexual activity comes huge responsibility”. Whether you’re sexually active or planning to be, it is essential that you protect yourself and have healthy sex. When you buy a condom it only shows how responsible you are for your actions. So you should only be proud when you do so.

 

Safe sex does not involve the exchange of bodily fluids – including blood, sperm and vaginal secretions.

Safe sex is sex without penetration or sex using condoms or other barrier measures with consistency.

These are some tips you might be find handful regarding the use of condom and in general the practice of safe sex:

 

1. A finger cot or gloves provide protection in case of rubbing or sores on the hands and fingers.

2. Keep your nails well trimmed to decrease the odds of damaging the condom.

3. A bath or shower is a wonderful prelude to sex.

4. For anal intercourse use standard condoms with plenty of lubricant or use thicker condoms.

5. If you wear the condom it doesn’t have to be you who put it. It can be a nice thing for your partner to do.

 

To prevent the condom breakage, supplemental lubrification is required to MTF Transgenders who had a vaginoplasty

(as the neovagina is not self lubricating) and FTM Transgenders who take testosterene (as decreased estrogen

can result in vaginal atrophy and dryness).

The most important thing regarding the use of a condom during a sexual intercourse is that condoms are the most effective way to prevent STIS.   Besides the most important reason, condom is also small and practical, which facilitate you to always have one with you. It is simple and fun to use, especially if everytime you can find new ways for wearing it together with your partner.
It does not require any prescription or examination, in fact you don’t need to visit a doctor, you can buy one in pharmacies or finding it for free in marsa, helem and other NGOs. It adds confidence to the enjoyment of sex, because since you are wearing it, it means you don’t have to worry.


 

Explanation of what safe sex is: “Along with sexual activity comes huge responsibility”. Whether you’re sexually active or planning to be, it is essential that you protect yourself and have healthy sex. When you buy a condom it only shows how responsible you are for your actions. So you should only be proud when you do so.

Safe sex does not involve the exchange of bodily fluids – including blood, sperm and vaginal secretions.

Safe sex is sex without penetration or sex using condoms or other barrier measures with consistency.

These are some tips you might be find handful regarding the use of female condom and in general the practice of safe sex:

 

1. A dental dam can be worn as protection during oral sex and rimming (oral-anal contact) and you can make your own dam by cutting open a condom. Using it is important if you want to go down on someone during their period.

2. A finger cot or gloves provide protection in case of rubbing or sores on the hands and fingers.

3. Keep your nails well trimmed to decrease the odds of damaging the condom.

4. A bath or shower is a wonderful prelude to sex.

5. The FC/FC2 female condom is made of nitrile, and can be used with oil-based as well as water-based lubricants.


To prevent the condom breakage, supplemental lubrification is required to MTF Transgenders who had a vaginoplasty

(as the neovagina is not self lubricating) and FTM Transgenders who take testosterene (as decreased estrogen

can result in vaginal atrophy and dryness).

 


The most important thing regarding the use of a condom during a sexual intercourse is that female condoms are the most effective way to prevent STIS.   Besides the most important reason, female condoms can be placed by the partner as part of sex play and may stimulate the clitoris during vaginal intercourse.
It can be placed before preliminaries, so it will not interrupt any action that is going on. It does not require any prescription or examination, in fact you don’t need to visit a doctor, you can buy one in pharmacies. It doesn’t affect women’s hormones. It adds confidence to the enjoyment of sex, because since you are wearing it, it means you don’t have to worry.

All over Beirut it is possible to find free condoms. Where? In diverse NGOs, such as Helem, Marsa, Nasawiya, Meem. Check their websites to find out more.

Now in Beirut it is not only possible to buy condoms from pharmacies and supermarkets, but also in bars. Go to Bardo and ask for the Condom Shot.

If you are extremely lazy or in “special” situation, there is even a third option for grabbing a condom or a female condom: delivery. As it happens for Roadster or Crepe away! The delivery is sponsored by a pharmacy and it guarantees complete confidentiality. 

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