May #144 : Apply as Directed - by Nicole Joseph

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May 2008


Apply as Directed

by Nicole Joseph

Porn's magically appearing condom

It’s the great illusion of adult films: One second, the going is hot and heavy with no hint of latex protection, and poof! A quick cutaway, and the condom appears, applied and ready for duty. No scrambling under the bed, no ripping open packages. “Stopping to put [the condom] on stops the action; it brings people back to reality,” one adult film industry expert told POZ. “It never has been able to be portrayed as sexy.” While our expert says there must be different allowances for fantasy and reality, a condom “how to” could run as the credits roll—or via creative applications. “I suppose if some extremely talented performers could put the condoms on with their mouths, that would be fun,” he says. “But there’s almost nobody out there who could do it.” Anyone need a job?


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Susan, Boston, MA, 2008-05-08 13:20:49
It doesn't take someone "extremely talented" to put on a condom with sensuality - just ask all of us HIV+ gals!

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