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Can pre-cum get you pregnant?

Pre-cum (or pre-ejaculate if we want to use the fancy proper name), is fluid that’s released from the penis during foreplay or sex. It usually happens during arousal and a...

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Is mutual masturbation the safest sex during COVID-19?

Let’s start by saying that the only truly safe sex to be having right now is solo sex. But, if you’ve decided that sex with other people is something you...

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Why do pronouns matter anyway?

When we speak about someone else, it’s common to use pronouns to talk about them. She, he, they, etc. But what if the pronoun you use doesn’t reflect who they...

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COVID-19 contact tracing and dating – what to do

Contact tracing is a super important part of helping Australia through COVID-19, but it’s sometimes easier said than done. Especially if you’re dating. Here, we take a look at what...

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Can I get an STI from that?

Sex is great. But also kinda confusing sometimes. What risks are there for different kinds of sex? And how do you stay safe and take control of your sexual health?...

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Can you get COVID-19 from sex?

With COVID-19 still circulating across Australia, the pandemic is far from over here. Which means we need to continue to be vigilant; especially when it comes to having sex. One...

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What to do if you’re allergic to condoms

Condoms are the only form of contraception that protect against STIs and unwanted pregnancy. Although most people have no problems using condoms, a small proportion of people can be allergic...

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Our favourite sex and relationship YouTubers

YouTube is the second most visited website in the world and is packed with content that tackles every subject imaginable – from sex and sexual health, to relationships, body positivity...

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Herpes Pt 3: How to talk about it with a partner

Talking about herpes can be hard. Stigma exists. But it’s important to let any new sexual partners know if you’ve been diagnosed with herpes. This allows people to make informed...

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Herpes Pt 2: How to avoid passing it on

1. You can only pass herpes on from the part of the body where you have the infection For example: if you get cold sores on the mouth, you can...

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Herpes Pt 1: Everything you need to know

Herpes might be the most misunderstood infections around so let’s start with the facts. Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) is usually passed on by kissing, oral sex, vaginal sex or anal...

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What’s the difference between an STI and an STD?

The question  ‘What’s the difference between STIs and STDs?’ is one we hear all the time here at Play Safe. STI, the commonly used term here in Australia – stands...

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Premature ejaculation

Premature ejaculation (PE) is one of the biggest worries I hear about it, but it’s rarely medical issue. So what is it? PE is just a fancy way of describing...

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The dos and don’ts of online dating

There are so many online dating sites to choose from today, and more and more people are finding relationships and hookups online. But, navigating the world of online dating isn’t...

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OUR FAVOURITE POSTS ON THE PLAY SAFE FORUM

Run by our team of volunteer moderators (mods), the Play Safe forum is packed full of topics, threads and conversations from people just like you. Covering everything from sexual health...

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