Advocates for sex workers, runaway teens and transgender persons have urged New York City officials to ban the use of condoms as evidence in prostitution-related crimes.
The NYPD will no longer confiscate unused condoms from suspected sex workers to be used as evidence of prostitution, ending a longstanding practice.
If passed it would make New York the first state in the nation to prohibit such evidence.
Police said Friday that they will get a subpoena to find out who sent two boxes of condoms to an 8-year-old girl on Staten Island.
A Staten Island couple has been left horrified after a package containing condoms was mailed to their 8-year-old daughter.
Friday marked not only Valentine’s Day, but also National Condom Awareness Day – and the city marked the occasion by unveiling a new extra-large size condom with NYC branding.
Amid security concerns, organizers of the Winter Olympics are doing what they can to ensure the world’s top athletes are safe — in the bedroom.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said this week that she wants to improve the quality of the free condoms that are given out to New Yorkers, according to published reports.
Last month, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice was the first in the state to put the policy into effect and now she is leading the fight for the passage of a state law.
Nassau County, Long Island, has decided to quit using condoms as evidence in prostitution cases.
The City of New York has launched a new free app providing advice to teens who are sexually active – and if parents don’t like it, it’s too bad for them.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is defending a city-funded pilot program to give female students the “day after pill,” otherwise known as Plan B. It can halt pregnancy if taken up to 72 hours after unprotected sex.
Condoms might be considered commonplace in New York City high schools — just last year 680,000 were distributed to students — but a principal’s plan to make them available at the prom on June 7 is raising some eyebrows.
Health organizations have spent years trying to educate the public on how to prevent AIDS. But now they are targeting one specific group: people 50 and older, the new face of HIV/AIDS.
Results of a study examining the sexual behaviors of Connecticut high school students have alerted health officials to what may be a dangerous trend.