Female Condoms and HIV/AIDS

Now that AIDS is disproportionately responsible for the deaths of Black women, ages 25-34, the female condom is back on the market. Apparently, it is still much too difficult to get men to use condoms, so the stealthy option of the female condom is openly promoted to help lower the infection rate. Now, more affordable and more comfortable, women in D.C., heart of Chocolate City, can receive female condoms for free, thanks to a Health and Human Services grant, I think. Maybe, with increased visibility, the FC2 might give more sexually-active women a chance to protect themselves from a variety of sexually transmitted infections. FC2 Female Condom Website

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