Birth Control & Condoms

Posted on the Apr 25, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Betty and Carlin, You two rock, and rock hard. I heard Betty speak around 2007, when she spoke at an event I attended. That inspired me to start a journey of sexual healing and overcoming the...
Posted on the Apr 15, 2013 by Carlin Ross
The FDA has approved Plan B over-the-counter with no age restrictions. They've even approved Plan B vending machines. It doesn't seem important but many college towns don't have 24/7 pharmacies -...
Posted on the Apr 12, 2013 by Carlin Ross
The origami condom is the shit.  It's silicone not rolled latex so you can slide it on in one fluid motion without losing your erection.  And the design simulates the feeling of a vagina -...
Posted on the Mar 26, 2013 by Carlin Ross
It's time to start fielding the hard questions.  It's time to start educating our kids about their bodies, pleasure, and birth control.
Posted on the Dec 16, 2012 by Carlin Ross
I used Plan B once.  I'd just been to Planned Parenthood for my annual exam.  They gave me a Plan B sample.  Later that month I was with a lover and the condom broke.  I simply...
Posted on the Nov 23, 2012 by Betty Dodson
I am 21 and 3 months ago I went off hormonal birth control pills. I don't want my hormones thrown out of whack anymore, and I really like experiencing my period so I'm looking for more natural...
Posted on the Nov 21, 2012 by Carlin Ross
And it's f*cking brilliant.  Using sex to sell condoms never works.  Cheers for a bit more practicality and a big thank you to director Charlotte Rabate:
Posted on the Nov 16, 2012 by Carlin Ross
I've never understood the resistance to universal access to contraception...especially with all the craziness over abortion.  If you don't want women having abortions, then give them birth...
Posted on the Oct 20, 2012 by Carlin Ross
This safe sex ad is sexy - I love sexy sex ed.  And it's clever - I love clever sex ed. Thank you, Finland, for running these ads during prime time television:
Posted on the Sep 10, 2012 by Betty Dodson
Hi Dr. Betty, I'm moving out of my parents house for the first time to begin college soon and am excited and terrified at the thought. One of the most worrisome things for me is the thought of dating...
Posted on the Aug 30, 2012 by Carlin Ross
These are vintage condom tins from the 1930s that feature fantasies of the Mid-East with names like Sheik, Ramses, and Sphinx. Hunter Oatman-Stanford describes the covert history of the American...
Posted on the Jul 26, 2012 by Carlin Ross
I've been on almost every form of contraception out there. And I've learned through trial and error (I terminated three pregnancies - no regrets). I don't think that there's any one perfect birth...
Posted on the Jul 20, 2012 by Betty Dodson
Dear Dr. Betty, I have been an avid follower of DodsonAndRoss for a couple of years. I would love to say that the work you and Carlin are doing spreads so much good into the world that it is beyond...
Posted on the Jul 17, 2012 by Betty Dodson
Hello Betty, I am an 18 year old male, and I recently have had an issue in bed; I can't seem to maintain an erection right when I'm about to have sex. I still think I have yet to have legit sex; the...
Posted on the Jun 11, 2012 by Carlin Ross
I just finished my period - my third real period since going off the pill.  There are so many things coming back to me...feelings...body processes.  I'd forgotten what cramps were like, how...