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The Golden Ticket...



No I'm not talking about Willy Wonka...but the sheer excitement of seeing the Trojan Magnum condom wrapper vs. the piece of paper that admits you into a chocolate wonderland might surprisingly hold the same weight. Our society, especially in the black culture have placed this "golden ticket" on such a high pedestal that it seems to be the only discussion about condoms that we ever have anymore...if mentioned at all. As a matter of fact, I often have men proudly coming to me only looking for Magnums instead of any other condoms or barriers. On the other hand, women barely stop by to chat about condoms let alone grab some for their own possession. There needs to be more discussions around condom use in our community or teenage pregnancy and STD rates will continue to rise!


This post is going to briefly explain the different barriers that allow us to enjoy sexual pleasure without the concern of pregnancy or contracting STDs. Penis condoms aka male condoms; Internal condoms aka female condoms; and dental dams are common barriers that are combined with lube to prevent many sexual health concerns. Then we'll end debunking the Magnum Myth which shamefully plagues the sex community.


PENIS CONDOMS


The new name, penis condom, is used to be inclusive of anyone who has a penis regardless of gender identity. These condoms can also be used on sex toys that resemble a penis including strap-ons. There are an infinite variety of condoms including flavored, ultra thin, ribbed, studded, warming, cooling, rainbow hued and glow in the dark to entice healthy sexual activity.



When picturing a penis condom, the common lubricated latex condoms come to mind. These condoms are used for vaginal, anal, and oral sex (mouth to penis). There are two common ways to put on a condom that unfortunately most women don't know how to perform. So let's learn together shall we...


How to put a condom on with your hands...


I bet you're wondering "But Cupcake Noire, how else can you put a condom on besides your hands?" Great question! Let's find out from Angel...