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Monday, April 30, 2007

The Fastest Way To Get It On

In this world of instant gratification, we just can't stand to wait around for anything — including safe sex. Like waiting for a slow website to load, it can be equally aggravating to watch a clumsy partner struggle with opening the condom packet, fumbling around to find the tip and rolling it on — but, no matter how impatient we are, we have to remember that getting an STI is the ultimate inconvenience.

Here's the good news — pretty soon our condoms are going to go from dial-up to DSL. Check out the new Pronto Condom. Currently, Pronto is only available in South Africa, but the company promises to be worldwide soon. This newfangled rubber comes equipped with a speedy plastic applicator — you just crack the package open and slip on. No muss, no fuss. Here's the South African commercial:

Until Pronto condoms are available in the US, you can get FREE condoms at both Vermont CARES and the RU12 Community Center. I believe both places also offer lube, dental dams and female condoms.

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