Article Title:Bareback condoms unfortunate, says NZAF
Category:New Zealand Daily News
Author or News Staff
Published on:2nd February 2003 - 12:00 pm
Story ID:1807
Text:Marketing a brand of condoms called Bareback has been called "incredibly unfortunate" by the NZ AIDS Foundation. Express newspaper, which ran the story adjacent to a large advertisement for the Ansell Big Gay Out Hero event, also drew attention to the thinness of the condoms which it says makes them highly unsuitable for anal sex. Condom distributors Ansell say the condom, which is marketed to heterosexuals, has been around since the 70s and will not encourage condomless sex, an activity recently known as barebacking in some sectors of the gay community. Ansell also says the name is used to promote condom use, not sex without condoms.    
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