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safe sex

also safer sex
n.
Sexual activity with precautions taken to avoid acquiring or spreading a sexually transmitted disease, as by use of a condom or avoidance of certain practices.

safe′-sex′ adj.

safe sex

or

safer sex

n
sexual intercourse using physical protection, such as a condom, or nonpenetrative methods to prevent the spread of such diseases as AIDS

safe′ sex′


n.
sexual activity in which precautions are taken to prevent diseases transmitted by sexual contact.
[1980–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.safe sex - sexual activity (especially sexual intercourse) with the use of measures (such as latex condoms) to avoid the transmission of disease (especially AIDS)safe sex - sexual activity (especially sexual intercourse) with the use of measures (such as latex condoms) to avoid the transmission of disease (especially AIDS)
sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
Translations
biztonságos szex

safe sex

nsesso sicuro
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Health experts have always stressed that HIV can be prevented through the use of condoms and other safe sex practices as well as regular screening for the sexually active.
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Andrew Colman, for the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) said pupils were not taught safe sex because "a good Muslim only has sex with his previously virginal wife".
Hypothesizing that emphasizing the positive aspects of condom use, such as sexual health and pleasure, could increase safe sex behaviors, researchers analyzed 10 years' worth of scientific literature that examined behavioral interventions that included the eroticization of safe sex.
He said: "I got offered to be the face of safe sex in Scotland.
Bertini's workshops help spread awareness by encouraging young people to get to grips with condoms in a creative environment and some of her designs have even made it to the catwalk to spread the message as safe sex and female empowerment have been central to her designs.
C Card co-ordinator at Coventry City Council Joanne Hatfield was visiting a youth club to talk about safe sex when a teenager came up with an impromptu rap on the issue.