HAVE WE FORGOTTEN TO TALK ABOUT THE MOST INTIMATE PART OF OUR HEALTH DURING THE PANDEMIC?

by David in 1. (H)EALTH

Sydney: 1 December 2021: On World AIDS Day, one Australian condom company is asking us to consider how pandemics and health crises- from COVID-19 to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) – have shaped Australian society today, and how we can take action to address health inequality and social stigma. Since the start of […]

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HERO and MARIE STOPES AUSTRALIA join forces

by David in 1. (H)EALTH

Coinciding with International Condom Day (13th February) and National Condom Day (14th February), Australia’s only socially responsible condom company, HERO, and national non-profit Marie Stopes Australia, are proud to announce their new partnership to address rising demand for adequate and regular supply of free issue condoms. The two organisations have partnered with the shared vision […]

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AIDS Conference 2016 – Durban

by David in 1. (H)EALTH

As the HERO Medical Scientific Officer and Impact Ambassador, I recently had the privilege of attending The international AIDS Conference in Durban South Africa ( July 16-22 , 2016)   as both a panellist in the discussion about prevention and treatment of HIV and as a presenter on the issue of aging and HIV in Botswana. […]

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Being prepared is actually being Sexy

by Juliet Allen in 2. (E)MPOWERMENT

Safe Sex: These two words are shoved down our throats in high school and yet most of us end up slipping (literally) into an ‘unsafe’ situation at some stage in our sex lives. Before I jump into my reasons as to why safe sex is sexy, it’s important to note right away that ‘safe sex’ isn’t just about condoms…it’s […]

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Why Sex Is Good For Your Health

by Juliet Allen in 1. (H)EALTH

Regular, healthy sex is fun and pleasurable and creates a unique opportunity to experience intimacy and connection with your sexual partner. Sex is also very good for your physical and mental health and wellbeing. The benefits are endless, so I’ve put together a list of my top favourites. Next time you choose watching TV over […]

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Vanilla Sex V.s Kinky Sex?

by Juliet Allen in 2. (E)MPOWERMENT

“Kinky” or “Vanilla”, what’s your flavour? Reality is, you’re probably a bit of both and your sexual preferences are always changing and evolving over time. Vanilla sex is loosely defined as the standard, mainstream version of sex. Originally, “vanilla” was used to describe people who weren’t engaging in BDSM and/or kink-related activities within their relationship. […]

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3 Tips For A Passionate Relationship

by Juliet Allen in 2. (E)MPOWERMENT

The biggest complaint I hear people say is that they’re not having enough sex with their long-term partner. Unfortunately, I don’t have the magic solution to this very real problem. Reality is, most couples seem to face the challenge at some stage or another during their relationship and, if one or both partners aren’t happy, […]

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3 Ways Women Can Take Control In The Bedroom (and it’s not what you think)

by Juliet Allen in 2. (E)MPOWERMENT

There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don’t need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain. ~ Audrey Hepburn   Everyone loves a confident woman. There’s nothing sexier than a woman who holds her head up […]

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6 Naughty or Nice Sex Tips by HERO Condoms Sexologist – Juliet Allen

by Juliet Allen in 2. (E)MPOWERMENT

Christmas is just days away and there’s no better way to begin the festivities than with a little sexy time with your lover. Here are 6 naughty or nice sex tips to bring plenty of Christmas cheer into your household and bedroom. Playful Kissing Nice: On Christmas Eve tell your partner they are allowed to […]

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So When Is The Right Time To Enjoy Sex For The First Time?

by Juliet Allen in 3. (R)ESPECT

When it comes to first-time sex, I’m personally a big believer in doing what feels right for me in the moment. That said, I’ve often thought about what sexual choice I’m going to make well before I’m actually having to make the ‘yes/no, let’s do it’ call. Today I was chatting with a male friend […]

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