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Condoms as Safer Sex

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Don’t die of embarrassment, 1980s

Discussing condoms meant talking about sex and which could cause shame, anxiety, or embarrassment for some. This poster encouraged anyone having sex with men to have those conversations with their partner(s), regardless of the potential for awkwardness.

  • Publisher(s):
    New York City Department of Health
  • Type:
Blue background with black text, “Don’t die of embarrassment” is much larger than rest of text.