We have a dance in the brothels of Buenos Aires. It tells the story of the prostitute and a man who falls in love with her. First, there is desire. Then, passion. Then, suspicion. Jealousy. Anger. Betrayal. When love is for the highest bidder, there can be no trust. Without trust, there can be no love. Jealousy, yes, jealousy will drive you mad.
An activity I’m pretty excited about doing involves making flashcards of all the steps of putting on a condom and having people put them in order. It just sounds really fun! Here are the steps they list:
(Well ahead of time)
1 Discuss safe sex with your partner.
2 Buy condoms (and lubricant, if desired) or find a clinic or other community center that gives them away for free.
3 keep your condoms in a dry, cool place (not a wallet).
4 Check the expiration date of the condom and be sure the date has not passed.
5 Practice putting on a condom, so that you are comfortable using it later.
(Immediately before sex)
6 engage in foreplay. Foreplay, including touching the clitoris, may help lubricate the vagina.
7 open the condom gently, being careful not to tear it (don’t use your teeth!).
8 When the penis is erect start to unroll the condom to make sure it’s going the right way then squeeze tip of condom and place condom on the head of the penis.
9 hold the tip of the condom and unroll it until the penis is completely covered.
10 if the vagina still seems dry, engage in more foreplay, or wet the outside of the condom with a water-based or silicone based lubricant. never use Vaseline® or other oil-based products,because they can cause a condom to weaken and tear and cause infection.
11 if the condom breaks, one should pull out immediately. [You may wish to remind students about emergency contraception if ejaculation already occurred.]
12 after ejaculation, while penis is still erect …
13 Grasp the open end of the condom, at the base of the penis.
(Immediately after sex)
14 holding condom at the base of the penis, gently pull the penis out
15 Carefully remove condom without spilling any semen by holding the rim of the condom.
16 tie up condom or roll it in toilet paper and dispose of it properly.
Anything left out?
What do y’all think of this activity?